Registered Veterinary Nurse

Walton Lodge - Hoddesdon
Brewery Road
Permanent, Full time
Up to £30,000 DOE

Posted on 29/06/2022

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our friendly and diverse team. This is a full time role working 40 hours a week, 1 in 9 weekends and some night shift duties. 

The Hoddesdon hospital is a busy and diverse practice. You will be working alongside a dedicated team of veterinary surgeons, RVNs, SVNs and receptionists. We see a mixture of cases at Hoddesdon ranging routine appointments and surgery to the more complicated cases of inpatients and orthopaedics.


The salary for this role is up to £30,000 depending on experience.

About Us

Walton Lodge Veterinary Group Ltd was co-founded in September 2000, by Helen Lee BVSc, MRCVS & her partner Rodney Pugh. Helen Lee is the senior Veterinary Surgeon at Walton Lodge and Helen qualified from Bristol University in 1984 and has worked in Hertfordshire since 1985 as a small animal Veterinary Surgeon. Walton Lodge Veterinary Group aim to provide a high quality, friendly, caring service to our clients and their pets. We understand that pets are part of the family and therefore deserve the best treatment possible. Our team of experienced and very capable Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Nurses aim to provide the highest quality of care for our client’s pets. Walton Lodge has six surgeries which are situated in Bengeo, Bishop's Stortford, Harlow, Hoddesdon, Stevenage, and Ware.

Our Hoddesdon surgery is where our 24-hour emergency on-call care centre is located. This surgery has 24hour on-site nurse monitoring, to maintain all our clients’ pets care and needs. Our high standard equipment includes the latest in Digital Radiography technology, High-speed Colour Doppler Ultrasound scanners, DVD endoscopy, High-powered Dental Scalers and Polishers, ECG & Anaesthetic monitoring equipment. Walton Lodge is made up of a team of 8 experienced veterinary surgeons, 8 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 4 Student Veterinary Nurses and 11 Receptionists. We are a dedicated and diverse team with a range of knowledge held amongst us.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for a dedicated and passionate person who is willing to learn but to also help others. You will be keen to work to our high practice standards and team ethos. Good communication.

Benefits (subject to pro rata) 

•    4 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
•    3 days paid CPD leave
•    £550 CPD allowance per annum
•    RCVS Membership paid
•    Service based holiday entitlement increases
•    VDS cover
•    Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
•    Enhanced paternity pay
•    Birthday leave
•    Discounted veterinary fees
•    My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
•    Cycle to Work scheme
•    Pension
•    CPD/training support
•    Paid bereavement leave
•    Company sick pay
•    Employee opinion survey
•    Free uniform in a number of roles
•    Annual pay reviews
•    Social events
•    Academy & Leadership courses
•    Focus on employee wellbeing
•    Relocation packages
•    Career progression opportunities
•    Free flu jabs

As a BAME and LGBT+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long term health conditions, and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.

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Walton Lodge - Hoddesdon

The Bungalow, Brewery Road, EN11 8HF, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal