Full Time Small Animal Registered Veterinary Nurse near Chelmsford


Julie Powell

Our client has a RCVS accredited hospital and 5 other branches based just outside Chelmsford in Essex.

The hospital is fully kitted out with everything you would be looking for including laparotomy and orthopaedic equipment. They are also proud to be an ISFM Cat Friendly Clinic as well as a RWAF Rabbit Friendly hospital. Across the group there is a fantastic, friendly team of vets, nurses and support staff, that have a wide range of interests and who provide support to each other whilst working within the busy clinics.

The team is made up with 11 FTE vets, including certificate holders and others working towards certification. The practice is well known in the local area and are active in the community.

The practice is looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join the close knitted, friendly team. The nurses are encouraged to utilise all their skills from surgery to inpatient care and nurse clinics. This dual role provides the opportunity to work in a large team helping with exciting cases at the hospital, whilst having time to self-manage and be responsible for providing excellent nursing care in a smaller setting. At the practice provides a chance to build up client relationships and develop new ideas within the practice. This role is 5 days a week with varying shifts between the hospital and the branch surgeries. Shifts vary between 7:30am – 7:30pm. The hours are inclusive of a Saturday morning rota which is shared equally at 1:6 weekends.

The ideal candidate will be ambitious and enthusiastic and have a can-do approach. Experience working as the sole nurse within a practice would be desirable. Confidence in nurse consults or a willingness to progress in this area are key.

For more information on this role or if you would like to apply then please contact [email protected] or give me a call on 01422 433900.

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