The Role

We are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to work as part of a busy, but supportive, team of 8 experienced, qualified nurses, and 2 student nurses. There are no out of hours and 1 in 6 weekends. The shifts consist of 5 x 8-hour days per week (3 x 08:00-16:00 and 2 x 12:00-20:00). We encourage Schedule 3 tasks and would like to develop our nurse clinics going forward.

About Us

Cogges Veterinary Surgery is a single site practice in West Oxfordshire, at the edge of the Cotswolds. We have all the usual equipment and are extremely supportive of further education and CPD. Our vet team includes an ophthalmology certificate holder and a medicine certificate holder, and our nurse team includes a Post Graduate diploma holder.

Applicant Requirements

Cogges is a busy practice, therefore experience would be beneficial but not essential. The successful candidate must be able to work both individually and as part of a high performing team. No additional qualifications are necessary; however we would be supportive of a particular area of interest.

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
• Company sick pay
• 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 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. 

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