• Registered Veterinary Nurse- Full-Time

    Location: Greenside Farm, St Boswells, Melrose Hours: Primary Care, Full time Practice: Greenside Veterinary Practice St Boswells Salary: From £21,000 Practice Details Greenside Veterinary Practice St Boswells

Greenside Vet Practice is  based in St Boswells in the stunning Scottish Borders, which is only 45 minutes  from Edinburgh; all the access but without the price tag for property and with a wealth of outdoor pursuits on your doorstep.  We are seeking an enthusiastic, friendly  all-rounder, preferably with experience, but definitely with good communication skills to join our mixed practice team. This is a very rare opportunity for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our super friendly, family feel practice where we pride ourselves on providing a good work: life balance along with lots of on the job support for our colleagues. 

We are a mixed practice with a solid farm base and an ever-expanding companion animal component as well as the UK’s leading stem cell, regenerative medicine and rehabilitation clinic which accepts referral cases from all over the UK.   

 

Your role and responsibilities  

We are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our teams in the small animal and regenerative medicine department. The role will involve all usual Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) duties in a busy first opinion practice including theatre, patient prep, inpatient care, lab work and consults as well as specialised diagnostics and patient care in the regenerative medicine department. There is no requirement for large animal work. 

We have staggered shift times starting from 8 am and shifts are 8 hour days Monday- Friday with the option of 30 minutes or 1-hour lunch breaks. The practice is not open at weekends so we have a vet and nurse on call for emergency work only. The weekend OC rota for nurses is currently 1 in 9 weekends and there is the opportunity for a 4 day week after a weekend on call.

 

Benefits  

  •  A competitive salary starting from £21,000  
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays on a pro-rata basis.  
  • Birthday leave  
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid  
  • Employee assistance programme  
  • CPD allowance  
  • Extensive learning and development programmes  
  • Progression opportunities  
  • Staff discount schemes  
  • Discounts with PetPlan 
  • Enhanced parental leave policy  
  • Enhanced sickness policy  
  • Cycle2Work scheme  
  • Eye care vouchers  
  • Recruitment reward scheme  
  • Gym membership discount  
  • Flu vaccine voucher.

Part of an amazing global family

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 veterinary health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets.

Our Associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team.

Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

We’d love to hear from you so please contact [email protected] for more information or an informal chat.

 

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