Part time backshift veterinary nurse job, Jobs, Home Counties, Colchester, UK

Part Time Veterinary Nurse Job - Colchester

Veterinary Nurse

  • Job Ref: 12627
  • Posted on March 21st 20172017-03-21
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Part Time Veterinary Nurse Jobs - Colchester

Total salary package up to £35,000 DOE pro rata

Vets Now Colchester is offering qualified and registered veterinary nurses a fantastic job to work an alternate Sunday within our out-of-hours emergency and critical care clinic.

These roles have become available due to our continued expansion therefore you’re guaranteed an interesting mix of cases, in a stimulating, high-adrenaline environment. You will gain exposure to a wide range of emergencies to build your experience in emergency and critical care.  However, you won’t have the pressure of working sole charge, as you’ll always be supported by a Veterinary Surgeon and a Registered Veterinary Nurse.

We are looking for a Veterinary Nurse to work two out three weekends. Shift patterns are a 0800-1400 on the first Sunday, 1400-2200 on the second Sunday and then a weekend off. Candidates will be expected to work a share of bank holidays too.

Success in this role requires the following skills and experience:

  • Must be registered or eligible for RCVS registration
  • Must be a fully qualified veterinary nurse

Key Benefits:

  • Generous CPD allowance of £750.00, with various courses on offer including enrolment on the accredited Certificate of Veterinary Nursing in Emergency & Critical Care, and for more experienced candidates support to gain the VTS (ECC)
  • Annual recognition awards
  • Online learning academy
  • VDS Insurance - all permanent staff are added to the Vets Now group policy with VDS for professional liability insurance

To apply for this role please contact Anne on 01383 841181 or email   

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Why Work at Vets Now?

Rewards and benefits

As part of the Vets Now team your package will include RCVS membership, EVECCS and IVECCS membership, VDS cover and access to a contributory pension scheme.

Exciting caseload

Working in emergency means no two shifts are the same. You'll see a wide and diverse caseload that will give you the opportunity to use all of your clinical skills.

Owned and run by vets

Vets Now was established by our chairman Richard Dixon, a vet who wanted to help the profession by meeting the growing demand for out-of-hours emergency care. We still put the profession at the heart of everything we do.

Career development

No matter what stage you’re at in your career we’ve got the openings that will help you grow and develop. Whether you want to expand your clinical skills or move into a management role we will support you.

CPD and training

You'll receive a generous CPD allowance and access to one of the most innovative training programmes in the profession. Our team of emergency and critical care specialists shape our clinical training and every year we host the UK’s largest ECC congress.

Working out of hours

We look after our teams, no matter what time of the day or night they work. Working out of hours will give you the opportunity to spend your days doing the things that fit in with your lifestyle.

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