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Vet Nurse Vacancy

Update June 2019 vacancy filled.

An exciting unique opportunity for a pro-active, enthusiastic RVN to join our friendly and supportive team at our Employee Owned practice in the beautiful Shetland Islands.

We take great pride in ensuring we deliver an exceptional standard of nursing and client care.  Currently a six Vet Mixed Practice, sharing the work load over three busy surgeries in Shetland. Due to our unique location we see a huge variety of cases as well as our routine small animal cases we see wildlife and Exotics.

  • RCVS accredited practice
  • RCVS registration paid
  • VN training practice
  • Nurse led clinics
  • Excellent facilities including Endoscope / Ultrasound & Digital Radiography
  • Orthopaedics
  • In house lab work done
  • Dental units including dental radiography
  • Generous CPD allowance
  • Staff discount scheme
  • Annual profit share bonus (Employee owned practice)
  • Workplace pension


The ideal candidate: will be proactive and keen to help us continue to build the practice; will have excellent communication and organisational skills; and will be able to offer a high standard of patient care. In house lab work, day-to-day theatre and in-patient care are all important parts of the role. 

A full driving licence and providing your own car are essential.

This would be an ideal position for a qualified nurse who is keen to develop their skills as we offer such a wide range of in-house work from lab and theatre to nurse clinics.

We would ideally look for a fulltime recruit working 4 week days and 1 Saturday every month, however we are willing to consider part time. A permanent or shorter contract due to location would be considered.

To apply please send your CV to accounts@shetlandvets.co.uk

Or contact Karen Williamson or Pam Williamson on 01595 810 456

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Out of hours emergency? Please telephone 01595 810456