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

Part-time Sunday Veterinary Nurse Job - Colchester

Emergency Nurse

  • Job Ref: 12627
  • Posted on March 21st 2017

Part-time Sunday Veterinary Nurse Job in Colchester

Vets Now Colchester is offering qualified and registered veterinary nurses a fantastic job to work a Sunday dayshift 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 another on-duty Registered Veterinary Surgeon and a Registered Veterinary Nurse.

Available hours are every Sunday backshift each week 12 noon - 10pm and is likely to be split between two people working alternate Sundays.

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:

  • A salary which reflects your skills and experience and also the volume of cases you’ll see

  • Regular on-shift coaching and mentoring

  • A generous CPD allowance plus in-house training delivered by our ECC specialists and district vets

  • Discounted attendance fees for our annual Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Congress.

  • RCVS membership paid after two years of service

  • Membership for both IVECCS and EVECCS

  • VDS cover

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Life insurance

  • Discounted veterinary fees

To apply for this role please contact Nicole Chapman 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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