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    Veterinary Nurse - Failsworth




    Failsworth, Manchester


    26,000 - £31,000

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    Failsworth, Manchester



    Job description

    Roles Overview

    Join our team as a Registered Veterinary Nurse at Animal Trust in Failsworth, Greater Manchester, and embark on a rewarding career in veterinary care. This position offers an opportunity to leverage your expertise in a dynamic environment that supports both personal and professional growth. Failsworth's facility is equipped with three theatres, an X-ray and dental suite, and seven consulting rooms, all designed to handle a diverse and complex caseload effectively. Whether your interest lies in medical, surgical, or orthopaedic cases, our setup is ideal for a skilled nurse eager to make a difference in animal health.

    Key Responsibilities

    Deliver comprehensive veterinary nursing care to a diverse range of cases, including medical, surgical, and orthopaedic. Utilise our advanced facilities, including separate dog and cat wards, to ensure the comfort and safety of inpatients. Collaborate closely with a team of skilled veterinary professionals, including certificate holders and an on-site orthopaedic surgeon, to provide high-quality care. Participate actively in our no-hierarchy culture, contributing to team efforts and sharing in the commitment to clinical excellence.

    Skills and Qualifications

    Certification as a Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) required. Proven experience in veterinary nursing, with strong skills in handling both surgical and medical cases. Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Excellent communication and teamwork skills, with a commitment to providing compassionate veterinary care.


    Our Offer

    Competitive salary range of £26,000-£31,000 based on experience and qualifications. Comprehensive benefits package including: 6 weeks holiday, including bank holidays Fully funded UK and international CPD to certificate level 52 weeks sickness benefit and free employee assistance program after a qualifying period Enhanced maternity and paternity packages Contributory pension scheme RCVS and VDS fees covered Access to mental health, financial, and life counselling after 12 months E-Car and cycle to work schemes Refer-a-Friend bonus

    Work-Life Balance

    Flexible working hours with a 40-hour week across four days, providing a balanced approach to work and life. A rotational 1:9 Saturday schedule with time back in lieu, ensuring you have ample time to recharge. Consideration for part-time applicants looking to balance personal commitments with professional responsibilities.

    About Animal Trust

    Our Mission and Values

    Animal Trust is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company that prioritises accessible veterinary care over profit. As a B Corp-certified organisation, we focus on sustainable and community-oriented veterinary services. We reinvest most of our profits into our facilities, enhancing our services to provide advanced care while maintaining affordability. Our core belief is that every pet deserves prompt and expert treatment regardless of their owner's financial situation. This is why we offer free consultations for sick and injured animals, ensuring timely and necessary care. We are committed to a future where no pet suffers due to financial constraints.

    Who We Are

    Animal Trust is the largest B Corp-certified veterinary group globally, pioneering not-for-profit veterinary care. Our growth has allowed us to care for nearly 100,000 pets annually across our network of busy surgeries, emphasising that quality care should be accessible and honest. Our innovative approach ensures that all pets receive the care they need, tailored to their conditions and owners' financial capabilities. From free consultations to fixed-cost treatments, we provide a range of options to suit every need without compromising on care quality.

    Our Commitment

    At Animal Trust, we deeply value the wellness and satisfaction of our team members. We offer comprehensive support for mental, financial, and life counselling, ensuring each staff member has the resources to thrive both professionally and personally. We are proud to compensate our team members at or above the Real Living Wage rate unless they are attending external training courses. This commitment to fair compensation and sustainable practices reflects our dedication to our staff and our mission. In 2023, we were awarded B Corp certification, further cementing our commitment to high-quality, affordable, and ethically conscious care.

    How To Apply

    Application Process

    To apply, click the Apply Now button, fill out your details, and submit your CV through our online portal. Ensure your application reflects your qualifications, passion for veterinary care, and desire to grow with Animal Trust.


    For more information, please do not hesitate to contact Gemma Wall at [email protected]. Join us in making a difference at Animal Trust Failsworth, where your career growth aligns with compassionate animal care. Apply today!

    Animal Trust is a trading name of Animal Trust Vets CIC, a community interest company registered in England and Wales. Company Registration No: 07938025

    Registered Office: Animal Trust Administration Centre, Cedab Road, Ellesmere Port, CH65 4FE