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Registered Veterinary Nurse Vacancy

Thursday, 21 March 2024 - 2:40pm

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Region: South West England

Employment Type: Full time

Role: Registered Veterinary Nurse

Required Experience: 2 years

We are currently seeking a highly skilled and compassionate Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our dedicated team at our thriving veterinary practice. As a Registered Veterinary Nurse, you will play a vital role in providing exceptional care to our animal patients and supporting our veterinary team in delivering outstanding service to our clients.


  • Assisting veterinarians during consultations, surgeries, and other medical procedures
  • Monitoring and caring for in-patients, ensuring their comfort and well-being
  • Administering medications and treatments as prescribed by veterinarians
  • Conducting laboratory tests and analysing results
  • Providing advice and guidance to clients on pet care, nutrition, and general health
  • Maintaining accurate patient records and updating medical histories
  • Assisting with the management of inventory and ordering of supplies
  • Participating in the training and mentoring of veterinary assistants and students


  • Registered Veterinary Nurse qualification
  • Excellent knowledge of veterinary nursing practices and procedures
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively within a team and independently
  • Exceptional organizational and time management abilities
  • Compassionate and empathetic nature towards animals and their owners
  • Proficiency in using veterinary software and computer systems

About us:

Located in beautiful mid Devon near Exeter. We have purpose-built small animal facilities that are continuously improving, including ongoing work to extend our prep and kennel area. Our practice boasts laparoscopic capabilities, a full range of endoscopes, dental radiography, ultrasound, and upcoming upgrades to our radiography to DR. Additionally, we have an onsite rehabilitation team with underwater treadmill and laser, as well as visiting orthopaedics and ophthalmology services. Construction of equine hospitalisation facilities is currently underway.
Our approachable team is experienced in providing an environment for colleagues to thrive, ensuring continuity of care for our clients and their pets. This also allows our vets and nurses to develop essential skills in managing emergency cases from start to finish. Support and advice are readily available from our team whenever needed.
We value strong client relationships and offer 15-minute appointments as standard. As active members of the XLVets community, we provide a supportive network of colleagues for advice, guidance, and camaraderie.


  • No Nights
  • Option of 4 in 7 days with on call weekends 1 in 8
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • Generous CPD allowance
  • Pension scheme
  • Staff discounts
  • Flu Vaccination
  • VDU eye testing
  • Employee assistance programme

If you are a dedicated and passionate Registered Veterinary Nurse looking to join a progressive and dynamic veterinary practice, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your qualifications and experience. We look forward to welcoming you to our team and providing you with a rewarding and fulfilling career in veterinary nursing.

Note: Only candidates with a Registered Veterinary Nurse qualification will be considered for this position.

To apply, please send your CV to