8-week paid induction programme to help vet nurses thrive in ECC

With Nursing Edge, you can spend the first 8 weeks of your new role learning everything you need to know about life in ECC.

You’ll attend a combination of online lectures and practical demonstrations in your relevant clinic.

Any qualified veterinary nurse is eligible, whether you’re fresh out of college, you’ve been in daytime practice for 20 years or you’re re-entering the profession after a leave of absence.

Join our team

Call our talent team on 01383 841181 to discuss your options, or click here to see our vacancies.


  • Lectures and seminars from ECC experts
  • Mentoring in your given clinic
  • A competitive salary, from day one
  • First-class employee benefits
  • A unique network of like-minded professionals
  • An exciting caseload
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Your ECC career

There'll be busy days and there'll be quiet days but one thing's for sure: as an ECC vet nurse, no two days will ever be the same.

You'll be:

  • Triaging patients
  • Performing diagnostic tests
  • Nursing critical patients
  • Monitoring anaesthetic for emergency procedures
  • Carrying out blood transfusions
  • Nursing toxicity cases
  • Assisting with emergency surgeries
  • Nursing trauma cases

Invest in your future

Nursing Edge is a great stepping stone into a rewarding career in ECC nursing, but the progression doesn't stop there. As an ECC vet nurse, you’ll gain the knowledge and experience you need to specialise, or even progress into a management role.

  1. Head nurse

    Demi Ryan, RVN at The Avenue veterinary clinic in Ealing

    Help maintain clinical excellence and drive improvements in nursing standards. As head vet nurse, you'll lead vet nurses, ACAs and reception teams while managing the day-to-day running of your clinic.

  2. District management

    Three Vets Now staff scanning a patient for Vets Now veterinary nursing page

    As a district manager, you'll lead several clinics, taking on multiple managerial duties. You'll drive nursing standards, and have the chance to focus on the commercial and operational sides of running a district.

  3. Specialist nurse

    Emergency & Critical Care veterinary nursing at Vets Now

    Dogs, cats, small animals... Pregnancy, anaesthesia, trauma and toxicity... you'll see it all in ECC. The skills and experience you gain can be a great stepping stone to your chosen specialism.

The next step in your veterinary career

Meet our ECC veterinary nurses

Rewards and Benefits

Recognising hard work is important to us. As a Nursing Edge Nurse, you'll get a competitive salary from day one (which includes training), plus a first-class benefits package, including:

  • 7 weeks' annual leave, pro rata
  • Your birthday as a paid day off
  • Private medical insurance
  • £1125 CPD allowance, plus 20 paid hours pro rata
  • UK Standard Pension contributions – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Your professional membership fees covered
  • Up to 50% discounted staff pet care
  • Death in service of two times annual salary
  • Membership of employee wellbeing programme
  • Company sick, maternity, paternity and adoption pay schemes

Our Values


We show compassion and empathy in all interactions.


We embrace change and encourage creative thinking.

Releasing Potential

We invest in our business by investing in our people.


We make ethical, evidence-based decisions.
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