About the Job

Veterinary Nurse – Weekends (12 months, fixed term contract)

Up to £19ph DOE plus benefits

Join our Emergency and Critical care service in Vets Now, Aberdeen

Vets Now are the UK’s leading provider of emergency pet care. Our nationwide network of out-of-hours pet emergency clinics are open through the night, at weekends and on bank holidays, so we’re ready and waiting to provide the care and support to pets and their owners at the time they need it most.

Be part of an exceptional team

Vets Now handle the largest emergency caseload in Europe affording you a breadth of opportunity to develop an ECC career. Our nursing team are at the core of clinical treatment including triage, surgery, anaesthesia, and in-patient care. Advanced monitoring skills, critical care anaesthesia, nursing, and caring for complex medical cases are a key part of a vet nurse role at Vets Now.

Weekend working pattern

Our weekend vet nurse opportunities allow you to combine building an ECC career with family life, a second income or your busy lifestyle. We are looking for a registered veterinary nurse to work the following rota pattern.

Alternate weekends – Saturday and Sunday from 18:00 to 00:00

Comprehensive benefits package

Recognising hard work is important to us. Our employees are our greatest asset which is why we offer a first-class benefits and rewards package that includes:

Your health and wellbeing

  • Private medical insurance
  • Membership of employee wellbeing programme
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Enhanced maternity policy including 6 months full pay
  • Family-friendly policies including paternity and adoption pay schemes

Your work life balance

  • 7 weeks pro rata annual leave
  • Your birthday as a paid day off
  • Paid volunteering days

Your development

  • £1125 CPD allowance increasing annually plus 20 paid hours pro rata
  • ECC certificate support – financial and paid study leave

Your professional memberships

  • RCVS fees
  • VDS cover

Your additional benefits

  • Vets Now For You – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • UK Standard Pension contributions – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Up to 50% discounted staff pet care
  • Death in service of two times annual salary

For further information on this role please call Julia in our recruitment team at 07535651164 or email [email protected]