We invite a dedicated Registered Veterinary Nurse to join us in this exciting new chapter, where your expertise and passion can truly thrive. Your voice will be heard, and your contributions valued as we continue to grow and provide exceptional care to our beloved animal patients.

The role will involve maintaining a high standard of inpatient care with a caseload ranging from nurse clinics to assisting surgical procedures, we’d be happy to discuss your interests and facilitate these as best we can! We are a progressive practice and continual development is key to our success so a part of the role will be to support and mentor more junior members of staff such as Student Veterinary Nurses.

The rota

We offer flexible working patterns that flex with you and your lifestyle. Whether you are looking to flex your rota hours to balance the school holidays, fix to navigate the school runs or just looking to strike that balance between home and work life. We can offer flexibility that actually works for you.

This is a full-time temporary contract to cover maternity leave. The rota will include working 5 days per week, 1 in 3 weekends with shifts being from 8 to 10 hours. There are no out of hours as it is covered by a third party provider.

Want to know more about Galemire Vets

At Galemire Vets, we've undergone a transformation recently, focusing on creating a more positive and collaborative workplace culture. Our dedication to fostering a supportive and empowering environment is stronger than ever. Join us in shaping a bright future for veterinary care at Galemire Vets. We are equipped with Digital X-rays, dental suite, in house lab and ultrasound. We are located on the coast just on the outskirts of the beautiful Lake district.

Our team

We have a team of 3 Veterinary Surgeons, 4 Registered Veterinary Nurses and a Support team of 7 people. We try and get involved in charity events in our local area. We are a friendly, welcoming and very supportive.

Because our employees matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from –

Work-life balance

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave
  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
  • Your birthday as a paid day off

Wellbeing

  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing, including discounted gym membership
  • Non-accidental injury support

Development

  • £550 CPD allowance for 24 hour paid pro rata
  • Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
  • All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships

  • VDS cover
  • RCVS fees

Additional

  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension 5% Employee/3% Employer