Registered Veterinary Nurse

Registered Veterinary Nurse Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our team.


  • 5 weeks (pro rota) annual leave plus bank holidays;
  • Calculate and administer medications and keeping accurate records;
  • Competitive salary and benefits,
  • Undertake nursing duties as directed including theatre, ward, laboratory, clinic and euthanasia duties;
  • Promote a positive image of Mayhew at all times;
  • To clean and autoclave all surgical instruments and equipment;
  • Prepare, identify and record results from radiography equipment;
  • To provide treatment to animals as prescribed by the vet;
  • To admit animals for surgery and discharge them back to their owners, taking all monies due;
  • Be responsible for own learning and practice development and proactively developing skills and knowledge to meet service needs;
  • Prepare surgical theatre for the day’s operations;
  • RCVS fees paid CPD allowance;
  • Administration of drugs, anaesthetic and injections;
  • Nurse clinics;
  • Share knowledge and experience with others and to provide support to other members of the clinic team.


  • Nurse clinics;
  • CPD actively encouraged and funded;
  • RCVS & BNVA registration paid;
  • Administration of drugs, anaesthetic and injections;
  • RCVS registration fees paid;
  • 1:5 OOH/weekend work;
  • Taking blood samples and placing intravenous catheters;
  • Comply with health and safety regulations and local policy within the surgery;
  • 5 weeks holiday (with the option to buy an additional two weeks leave);
  • Bereavement handling – Offer physical and emotional assistance to clients in sensitive situations;
  • Bonus scheme;
  • Company pension;
  • Maintain excellent levels of product knowledge and be able to advise colleagues and clients where necessary;
  • Providing advice to clients;
  • Generous & comprehensive salary package.