Veterinary Nurse

Sweeney's Personnel Limited
Littlehampton, West Sussex
£25000 - £32000/annum Relocation Package, Accommodation
18 Dec 2020
15 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Part Time
Position: Veterinary Nurse
Employment Type: Permanent
Location: Littlehampton, West Sussex
Benefit: Relocation Package, Accommodation, Birthday Leave, CPD/VDS Paid, Discounted Products/Service

Sweeney’s Veterinary is currently seeking an RVN for our client in Littlehampton, West Sussex.

Applications from newly qualified RVN's are also welcome as well as applications from experienced RVN's looking for a new opportunity. These roles are available on either a full time or a part time basis. The salary will be commensurate with experience.

The Client:

* Reputable and proud RCVS accredited SA independent practice with a strong focus on client service and clinical excellence

* Purpose built and pleasant premises, with lots of natural light.

* Long standing, experienced, reputable support team

* Professional, friendly and knowledgeable front of house team

The Team: Join an existing nursing team of 3 VN’s (x2 RVN’s and x1 VN).

Your Role: will include anaesthesia, radiography, inpatient care, laboratory work, assisting with surgical procedures, nurse consultations and more

Their Facilities:

Modern Laboratory Suite

Automatic X-rays and developing facilities

In House Dental Suite


Well established Pet Health Plan Scheme

Modern PMS


* Carry out work in line with RCVS guidelines and seek advice if you feel these guidelines are being compromised

* Prepare animals for surgery and assisting veterinarians during surgical procedures. These responsibilities include monitoring patient status, anaesthesia and accurate record keeping

* Observe patients pre- and post-surgery and during more extensive periods of hospitalisation. These findings should be recorded on appropriate documents along with the time of medication administration

* Understand why commonly used drugs are chosen and ensure appropriate doses are being used

* Facilitate accurate billing of all surgical and medical patients alongside accurate recording of clinical information

* Possess a high capability in client communication, whilst seeking appropriate help in difficult circumstances. The successful applicant should be prepared to ask others to undertake difficult cases when appropriate

Work Pattern:

* Work Pattern: Mon - Fri with rotational weekends and some night shift (no more than 20 per year)

* Contracted Hours:42hrs per week inclusive of weekends nights.

Role Requirements:

* Clinical Experience: 1 years + experience

* Qualifications: Relevant Nursing Qualification in Veterinary Medicine.

* Registration:RCVS Registration & Right to work in the UK.


* A relocation package and/ or temporary accommodation available

* Accommodation

* Full Time or Part Time

* Highly Competitive Salary

* 4 weeks holiday plus Bank Holidays

* Birthday leave

* Generous CPD allowance

* Paid RCVS and VDS Membership

* Company Pension Scheme

* Discounted veterinary products and services for own pets

Working with Sweeney’s Veterinary:

Sweeney’s Veterinary Connects Qualified Veterinary Professionals with Veterinary Hospitals and Practices throughout the UK and are proud to be a trusted supplier. We have relationships with some of the largest employers in the UK and have access to some of the most exclusive and exciting roles on the market

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