The Role

We are looking for a qualified Veterinary Nurse with experience or an interest in orthopaedics. Our team at Cornwall Veterinary Referrals is led by Phil Witte who has a certificate in general small animal surgery and the RCVS diploma in small animal orthopaedic surgery. We also have four nurses, one studying for a qualification in surgery.

About Us

Cornwall Veterinary Referrals are based at Penmellyn St Columb which has many facilities including an onsite CT Scanner. This is a growing part of the business with many clients travelling many miles to visit for the experience within this team. We are based in mid Cornwall so any down time away from work can be used to enjoy the beautiful coast and countryside.

Phil Witte has a certificate in general small animal surgery and the RCVS diploma in small animal orthopaedic surgery.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for a qualified nurse or an experienced orthopaedic student who is keen to join our team and promote our work. The ideal candidate would already have experience in orthopaedics or an interest from previous work.

Benefits (subject to pro rata) 

• 4 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
• 3 days paid CPD leave
• £550 CPD allowance per annum
• RCVS Membership paid
• Service based holiday entitlement increases
• VDS cover
• Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
• Enhanced paternity pay
• Birthday leave
• Discounted veterinary fees
• My Benefits – various discounts including retail & gym memberships
• Cycle to Work scheme
• Pension
• CPD/training support
• Paid bereavement leave
• Employee opinion survey
• Free uniform in a number of roles
• Annual pay reviews
• Social events
• Academy & Leadership courses
• Focus on employee wellbeing
• Relocation packages
• Career progression opportunities
• Free flu jabs

As a BAME and LGBT+ 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.

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