About the Job

Veterinary Nurse – Part Time

Up to £35,000 DOE pro rata plus benefits

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

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, anesthesia and in-patient care. Advanced monitoring skills, critical care anesthesia, nursing, and caring for complex medical cases are a key part of a vet nurse role at Vets Now.

Make a difference and save lives

The successful applicant in our vet nurse role will be –

  • An RCVS registered Veterinary Nurse
  • Passionate about caring for our clients and their pets
  • Motivated to deliver the exceptional clinic standards that Vets Now is known for
  • Experience in an ECC environment is advantageous

We invest in our people

People are at the heart of what we do, that’s why we take a pioneering approach to people development. We have cemented our commitment to continuous development by heavily investing in CPD, ECC certification and coaching, to give our staff the springboard they need to take their career to the next level.

Working pattern

Week 1: Wednesday and Thursday from 19:00 to 08:30

Week 2: Monday and Tuesday from 19:00 to 08:30, Saturday from 12:00 to 19:30 and Sunday from 08:30 to 19:30

Week 3: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 19:00 to 08:30

Week 4: Saturday from 12:00 to 19:30 and Sunday from 08:30 to 19:30

Plus, a fair share of bank holidays.

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 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

Please get in touch with Julia in our Talent Team to discuss on 07535651164 or email [email protected]