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Level 3 Veterinary Nurse Apprenticeship

Bolton, Manchester


£4.81 / hour

Permanent Contract

Animal Trust, the only Community Interest Veterinary Group in the U.K, is dedicated to providing affordable veterinary care, especially for those struggling financially. We focus on the welfare of our staff, patients, and pet owners, reinvesting profits into career development and ensuring the highest standard of care at the lowest possible cost. Our state-of-the-art facilities in Bolton offer an ideal environment for a Level 3 Veterinary Nurse Apprenticeship.

The Apprenticeship:

We are excited to offer a Level 3 Veterinary Nurse Apprenticeship at our Bolton surgery. This position combines practical experience with academic learning, allowing apprentices to work 4 days a week in our clinic and spend 1 day a week at college. The apprenticeship is supported by a clinical coach and includes learning animal handling, clinical skills, veterinary practice maintenance, and client communication.


  • 5 Level 2 qualifications (GCSEs grade 9-4/A*-C), including English, Maths, and a Science subject.
  • L2 Diploma in Veterinary Care Support or a minimum of 1 year of hands-on experience in a Veterinary practice.
  • A passion for animal care and a commitment to the veterinary profession.

Job Particulars:

  • Duration: 36 months, starting April 2024 (with earlier start possible).
  • 4 days in clinic, 1 day in college.
  • Participation in the night rota at our 24/7 Bolton hospital.
  • Conditional on acceptance onto a Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing.


  • Year 1 Salary: £4.81 per hour.
  • Years 2 & 3: National Minimum Wage.
  • College course costs covered.
  • Contributory pension scheme.

Join Our Team:

Are you passionate, dedicated, and ready to embark on a rewarding career in veterinary nursing? If you have a strong understanding of medical team dynamics and a commitment to our mission, we encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet every single requirement. At Animal Trust, we value diversity and inclusivity and are keen to hear from candidates who share our passion for animal welfare.

Apply Today!

Don’t miss this opportunity to join a team where you can make a real difference in the lives of pets and their owners. Apply now for our Level 3 Veterinary Nurse Apprenticeship and start your journey towards a fulfilling career in veterinary care.


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