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Registered Veterinary Nurse - Active Vetcare

Practice Site:
  • AVC Beechwood (Woodley)
Welcome to Active Vetcare
At Active Vetcare we are a group of 8 vet practices in the Thames Valley area with locations at:
• Beaconsfield - Holtspur Veterinary Clinic
• Caversham - Oakley Veterinary Clinic
• Maidenhead - Summerleaze Veterinary Hospital
• Marlow - Marlow Pet Healthcare Centre
• Slough - The Beeches Veterinary Hospital
• Tilehurst - Tilehurst Veterinary Centre
• Twyford - Twyford Veterinary Clinic
• Woodley - Beechwood Veterinary Centre

We employ circa 90 people, including over 30 vets and 20 qualified nurses. The majority of our locations are also RCVS approved training practices, allowing us to support and develop a new generation of nurses.

We provide a 24 hour 7 days a week service either via our own qualified staff or through OOHs service providers (dependant on site).

We continually strive to offer an excellent service with highly trained, caring staff and the best facilities. 


Here at Active Vetcare Beechwood we are looking for a permanent registered veterinary nurse to join our fantastic and friendly team.

We offer a culture that focuses on the team's happiness as our number one priority, which involves everyone playing their individual part to harmoniously and efficiently work together to achieve a shared goal. Continued evaluation of our working practices, is also undertaken, to ensure we maintain the great work life balance we currently offer. We believe that if we take care of our team they will naturally take care of the animals, clients and the business. With our team focused approach, engaged and healthy employees is our top competitive advantage!

The nursing team are constantly challenged and engaged at Active Vet Care due to the encouragement of autonomy in the nursing team, whilst ensuring that they are still supported as much as required. The veterinary team have ultimate trust in the nurse's capabilities which results in the nurses having the opportunity to consistently work at the top end of their capabilities. This results in the nurse's role at Active vet care being predominantly focussed on the more challenging and thus rewarding side of the job. These include inpatient care for complex medical and surgical cases, involvement in a bespoke approach to anaesthesia for each case, nurse clinics/triage and even stitch ups and mass removals.

This position is for 40 hours a week involving various day shift patterns (between 07:30 and 1900) and 1 in 4 Saturday shifts (between 08:00 – 1300) and no Bank Holidays.  However part time hours will be considered.  The ideal person will be a great team player, have good customer service skills and a passion for animal welfare.

The package on offer:

  • Salary up to £24,000 depending on experience
  • Up to 7 weeks holiday a year + Bank Holidays with our buy and sell scheme
  • Access to our Sharesave scheme
  • Industry leading maternity and paternity leave
  • Employer contribution pension
  • Pet and retail discounts, subsidised gym membership, cycle to work incentives, etc.

If you are interested please click “Apply” now!



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AVC Beechwood (Woodley)
35 Beechwood Avenue, Woodley, United Kingdom, RG5 3DE
  • Salary:
    Attractive salary and benefits
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  • Job Type:
    Full-Time, Part-Time
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  • Application Closing Date:
    30 April 2021
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