RVN - Devon Branch

We are aligned around a set of core values which help us to deliver leading specialist led care to our patients and their owners. We are also currently undergoing an investors in the environment accreditation to help reduce carbon our carbon usage. Through consistent growth, based on our quality of service, we have a fantastic opportunity to welcome a new friendly and enthusiastic Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our inclusive team. This is a fantastic opportunity to take the next step into referral nursing to further your skills, knowledge and experience.

About the role:

As a dedicated RVN, you will be rotated within Theatre nursing, Ward patient care and Prep nursing. You will get exposure to caring for patients with a wide range of medical and surgical conditions.

This exciting position is a full-time role, working a 40 hour week over 4 days, on a rotating shift pattern alongside a 1 in 4 weekend rota, including bank holidays.

Our vibrant and friendly nursing team have exceptional knowledge and experience which allows for an excellent working environment, with plenty of support and development (full induction and training provided).

About you:

To succeed in this role, you must be dynamic, well organised with high attention to detail. You must be able to show empathy and work in a fast-paced environment, whilst demonstrating exemplary teamworking skills.

Above all, you must be passionate about providing a high standard and quality of care to your patients and clients.

In addition:

· You must be a qualified RVN

· Knowledge of referral practice would be an advantage but not essential.

Our package:

· Base salary - £28,000 to £31,000 per year (experience and skill dependent)

· 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays

· Extra day off for your birthday

· CPD Allowance

· Private health care

· SMART pension

· Free onsite parking

· Pet insurance contribution


To apply – please email through your CV and covering letter to emma.phillips@optivet.com


We can’t wait to hear from you!


Are you interested in learning more about Optivet? Whether you are a budding veterinary nurse, a training veterinarian, or just starting out on your animal care journey, we can provide work experience and shadowing opportunities for you at our main hospital in Havant.

Please contact our education and development officer for more details at learning@optivet.com