Veterinary Nurse Job, Reading, Southern England, UK

Veterinary Nurse Job - Reading

Veterinary Nurse

  • Job Ref: 13085
  • Posted on September 8th 20172017-09-08
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Veterinary Nurse Job – Reading

Total salary package up to £36,500 DOE

Make a difference and be the vet nurse you trained to be

As a Veterinary Nurse, you will be saving lives every day. It takes a real superstar to thrive in the challenging world of emergency and critical care. The unsocial hours aren’t for everyone and the unpredictable caseload will fully utilise your extensive skill set in this exciting and incredibly rewarding business.

You’ll never be alone

You will never be alone at Vets Now. Whether it’s sharing best practice or seeking advice on a particularly complex case, our UK wide team work in collaboration to ensure we can offer the best emergency and critical care. You will be fully supported and mentored in Reading by our Principal Nurse Manager, Sophie Bedford, who is recognised and respected as an expert in her field.

Career development

We are committed to investing in the career progression of our people. In return for your talent and commitment, we offer a generous CPD allowance with various courses on also on offer; including enrolment on the accredited Certificate of Veterinary Nursing in Emergency and Critical Care. We will also cover VDS and RCVS fees.

Working nights and weekends? Yes, but you won’t get the diverse caseload anywhere else

Our vastly experienced Veterinary Team in Reading are motivated by driving clinical excellence. They provide pet care  at a time when it is needed most. With a busy, private caseload, we are looking for a registered Veterinary Nurse to relish the diverse caseload that ECC naturally brings.  If you're looking  for routine operations and daytime hours Monday to Friday, this isn't the job for you. Candidates seeking part time may also be considered.

To find out how Vets Now Reading can take your career to the next level contact David 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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