Veterinary Nurse

Surgery Information / Job Description

“These guys are the best, they have heart and care for your wee animal.”

Our fabulous Vets4Pets surgery in Kilmarnock are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their friendly and experienced team on a full time or part time permanent basis.

You will be part of a strong and supportive team based in Glencairn retail park, Kilmarnock, close to a great selection of local amenities and bus routes.

This role is 40 hours per week, with shifts of 8.30am to 7pm Monday to Friday totalling 40 hours per week, with an additional 1 in 3 Saturday shifts.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with the clinical and non-clinical teams to deliver the best levels of patient and customer care, taking full ownership of tasks and responsibilities
  • Manage and deal with bookings professionally and efficiently using RX Works
  • Greet clients and their pets for appointments, being sensitive to their requirements and promoting a professional image at all times
  • Comply with all policies and procedures within the surgery, including Health and Safety Regulations
  • Calculate and administer medications and keeping accurate records
  • Assist the Veterinary Surgeon during surgical procedures
  • Prepare, identify and record results from radiography equipment

Person Specification

You will have a good experience of veterinary nursing, excellentcustomer service and communication skills, be an effective team player, have asystematic approach when making decisions and be able to carry out the roleeffectively with planning and organisation. You are friendly, down-to-earth,have a genuine interest in animal welfare and enjoy the variety provided by theclients and colleagues alike.


In return of your dedication and high quality work, we can offer:

  • Competitive salary dependent on your experience
  • CPD allowance and support
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Paid memberships (RCVS, BVNA, etc)
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards including 20% off at Vets4Pets, Pets at Home and the Groom Room

If you share our passion for delivering outstanding pet healthcare and great customer service and would like to join our team, we would love to hear from you.

For further information please contact or visit 

We are an equal opportunities employer

Location: KA1 3XF

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