Vacancy Details


Permanent Nurse in East Lothian

Salary up to £32,000 depending on experience plus a £2,000 relocation allowance

This is a full-time permanent role based in a Branch, working Monday - Friday, 35 hours per week, 9-5pm, you will also be expected to cover shifts from our main site in 1 in 8 weekends with generous time back, occasional OOH/nightshift sickness cover will also be required with generous time back.

Some of your duties will include but are not limited to:

Preparing patients for surgical procedures
Providing support to animals and their owners before and after operations
Assisting in the operating theatre as a scrubbed veterinary nurse
Carrying out veterinary nurse consultations
Administering medications and fluid therapy to patients
Observing and recording patients`` vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration and pain)
Applying bandages to wounds
Educating animal owners on nutrition and preventative care and providing basic behavioural advice
Assisting during emergency procedures
Carrying out a range of diagnostic tests in the practice laboratory (e.g blood samples, urine samples)
Dispensing medication and demonstrate to owners how to use them.

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