Student Veterinary Nurse

Job title: Student Veterinary Nurse Location: New Cross, Greater London Practice: Medivet New Cross – John Hankinson Vets Hours: Full Time Contract type: Permanent

The Role

Medivet New Cross is a friendly established practice situated in South London.

We have a long history of providing exceptional patient/client care to our local community, we have a great reputation in the local area and are seeking a Student Veterinary Nurse to join us in our journey!

Our nurses are dedicated to providing the very best care, every day.

Progression and development are at the heart of everything we do, and we’re dedicated to supporting our Student Veterinary Nurses as they start their career in nursing.

Through regular performance reviews and catch-ups, we provide you with a wealth of opportunities to develop your skills in whichever way you choose.

In this highly rewarding and fulfilling role, you'll work closely with vets and nurses in practice, you'll assist with essential nursing duties and care, all while being supported by the practice staff and your dedicated Clinical Coach.

This role offers minimum wage, increasing to £30,000 when you qualify and become RCVS registered Veterinary Nurse. 

  • £2000 London weighting allowance 
  • RCVS and VDS paid 
  • 4-weeks annual leave plus bank holidays 
  • 43 hours per week including weekend shifts with time back in lieu 

Key Accountabilities

  • Applicants must currently be enrolled in college as a Student Veterinary Nurse. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively, demonstrate initiative and demonstrates empathy with patients and clients
  • Adaptable, friendly with good customer service experience to continue building strong relationships with our clients

Skills and Experience



The Branch

Our practice is finished to a high standard with everything we need to provide exceptional care! 

We’re equipped with digital x-ray, in-house lab and ultrasound. Three consult rooms, two theatres and prep room, plus a spacious staff room with lots of natural light and shower room.

Through Medivet’s collaborative approach, we have access to advanced diagnostics, including CT Imaging locally at our Camberwell Hospital, and seamless round the clock care via our Beckenham 24-Hour Hospital.

Our teams benefit from input of certificate holders and wider colleagues, which allows us great follow through on our cases when things go beyond first opinion level.

New Cross is a highly sought-after area of South London, it's well connected and on the door step of Central London. The practice is situated on a lovely street, close to the London Overground, Thameslink and Southern Rail Lines.

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