Come and join our friendly team...

Full-time Registered Veterinary Nurse

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a registered veterinary nurse to join our friendly, independent, specialist ophthalmology referral service in Banbury. Enthusiasm, positivity, pride in excellent clinical care, initiative, the ability to work as part of a team and thoughtful communication are the key skills for our next team member.

You will have the opportunity to grow with us in our newly built, modern referral centre where your duties will include assisting in ophthalmic surgeries, monitoring general anaesthetics, caring for in-patients, admitting and discharging patients, assisting in consultations (including with our visiting cardiology specialist), general administration plus communication with clients and our referring veterinary surgeons.

No previous experience in referral ophthalmology required. Training will be provided.

Our values as an employer:

  • To nurture a friendly, sociable team and create a healthy work environment
  • To recognise the importance of wellness and work/life balance
  • To support learning and career advancement in areas of interest
  • To work together as a team to provide a high standard of clinical care
  • To strive to create an environmentally sustainable veterinary practice

Key facts:

  • The role is permanent and full-time, with a 37 ½ hour week. Part-time considered.
  • Hours distributed between normal opening hours 8am-7pm.
  • Competitive salary (range £24,000 – £27,000 pa, depending on experience)
  • CPD and further qualifications are encouraged and paid for. We are currently funding 2 of our nurses to complete their anaesthesia certificates.
  • RCVS registration and VDS fees
  • 4 weeks holiday allowance. Your birthday off on top of this!
  • Employee discount scheme
  • On-site parking
  • Pension
  • Participation required for quiet 1 in 4 on-call rota. Bonus OOH scheme.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to Alice Rhodes,