Vacancy Details


Permanent Nurse in Greater Manchester

Up to £30,000 depending on experience and relocation support up to £1,000 plus benefits

Duties for this role will include; inpatient care, admits, discharges, anaesthetics, nurse clinics, consult team, pharmacy, ward nurse, recoveries, and of course client care. This is a great opportunity to work with a variety of species, to a high standard and be part of a friendly and supportive practice.

The rota is designed to give a great work life balance, based on 40 hours and a 4 day week (averaged over a 5 week rota period, with 1:5 Saturday and Sunday mornings).

Weekly shifts consist of

• 8am-4:30pm
• 8am-8pm
• 8am-4pm
• Then a week day off each week which is on rotation. This means that you get a long 4 day weekend (Friday to Monday inclusive) 1 in 5 weekends

Any overtime can be claimed as pay or TOIL

The weekend work is 1 in 5;
• Saturday 8am -11:30am
• Sunday 9:30-11am

They also work our share of 2 bank holidays each year (mornings only).
They provide our own OOH cover. The Out of hours on call work for this position is 1 in 5 fri/sat/sun. Payment for this is in addition to your normal salary and is paid monthly. You are only called into the surgery if the vet needs assistance, but you get paid the supplement if you are called or not!!
Exotic animal training in-house and other courses are encouraged and funded, including the exotic nursing certificate should you wish to pursue this.
The team consists of 11 vets, including 1 exotic diploma holder, 2 exotic cert holders, and 2 other vets sitting ECC and ophthalmology certs. We also have 9 RVNs, many of which have the exotic nursing certificate, or are studying towards completing this. We are the largest exotic referral practice in the Northwest, in addition to our bustling cat and dog caseload. We are based at two sites, one of which is cat only.

6.6 weeks annual leave
Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
Your birthday as a paid day off

Greater Manchester
North West