Job ID: EG - 11074

Basildon, Essex, UK


Contract Type



Up to 40

Practice Type

1st Opinion


Offered – Allowance Towards

Equipment CT Scanner MRI Scanner Digital X-Ray And More

Careers Advisor

Evie Godwin

01626 245 098

Student Veterinary Nurse (Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN))

The Package

  • Competitive salary reflective of your experience level
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • In-house career development opportunities
  • Paid membership fees
  • Access to the reward hub which has colleague discounts and cashbacks at a variety of locations

Job Description

The Role

Our client is in search of an SVN to join their thriving small animal surgery. Ideally, they are looking for a second-year Student Veterinary Nurse to join their friendly and established team.

The practice offers the convenience of free onsite parking and easy access to major transport routes, including the A13 and A127. It is a purpose-built practice equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, such as digital X-rays, flexible and rigid endoscopes, and access to a 16-slice CT scanner. They place a strong emphasis on pain management for their pets and regularly perform nerve blocks, CRIs, and stay up-to-date with recent advancements in anaesthesia and pain management.

The practice handles a variety of cases, with a dog-to-cat ratio of approximately 60:40. They perform many orthopaedic procedures in-house, including patella luxation, fracture repairs, and cruciate surgeries with TPLO, as well as a wide variety of soft tissue surgeries.

You will be working with the current supportive team, including 6 Vets, 4 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 1 Head Nurse/Practice Manager, 2 Student Nurses, 4 Veterinary Care Assistants, 6 Client Care Advisors, 1 Head Receptionist/Client Accounts Manager, and 1 Business Manager. The team members have diverse individual interests, including orthopaedics, internal medicine, diagnostic imaging, and vets who have completed their certificates or are working towards them.

This is a full-time role, requiring 40 hours of work per week. The rota includes early, middle, and late shifts on a rotating basis, and there are no out-of-hours requirements.

The ideal candidate for this role will possess excellent customer service skills and share the clinic’s high standards and work ethos. You should be enthusiastic about providing the best service to clients, empathetic, and passionate about the industry.

If you believe this role aligns with your career goals or seek more information, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Evie Godwin. She will be more than happy to assist you in any way she can.

Phone: 01626 245 098

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