The Role

Southern Counties Veterinary Specialists have an exciting opportunity for a Rotating Nurse to join their team. This position would be suitable for anyone looking to expand their knowledge and skills in all aspects of veterinary nursing.

The role involves rotation through many of the departments within the hospital including Medicine, Neurology, Wards, Surgery and Imaging. This permits the individual to gain experience with advanced procedures and the treatment of complex cases, whilst being supported by our discipline-specific nurses.

You will work 1:5 weekends, with days off in lieu around the working weekend.

About Us

Southern Counties Veterinary Specialists is a multidisciplinary referral centre, currently undergoing extensive expansion and improvement of its facilities. The practice is located in the South of England, close to the New Forest National Park and South Coast, offering easy access to a multitude of outdoor activities. Bournemouth beach has just been voted number one beach in the UK by Tripadvisor and is a 20-minute drive from the practice. The area also offers good access to regional and international airports and has excellent road and rail links to London.

Applicant Requirements

Minimum requirements are for a Qualified Veterinary Nurse with current RCVS registration, as full training in a referral setting will be provided.

Benefits – Subject to Pro Rata:

  • Increasing holiday based on length of service
  • CPD paid days and allowance
  • L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Birthday leave
  • RCVS Membership paid
  • VDS cover
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Service-related company sick pay
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.