Vet Nurse Jobs

Please see our up to date list of Vet Nurse roles. If your ideal role isn’t there please call as I am sure we can help, we have too many roles to list!

We donate 25% of ALL profits to one of our four chosen charities


We are a specialist veterinary recruitment business with a charity mission at our heart. We have 40 years recruitment experience in the team helping perm and locum vets find their perfect role.

Whether you have a specific role you are interested in or would like us to connect you with the right practices we are here to help.


As a Vet Nurse, you’ll need to:

  • Promote and maintain the health of animals.
  • Educate animal owners on nutrition and preventative care and providing basic behavioural advice.
  • Adhere to the British Nursing Association code of conduct.
  • Know the law surrounding animals and their welfare.
  • Adhere to practices  guidelines and procedures.
  • Comply with Health and Safety and COSHH policies.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date clinical treatment records
  • Take payments from customers.
  • Actively promote the veterinary nurse profession. 
  • Undertake regular CPD and liaise with other professionals within the industry. 
  • Improve professional clinical standards, quality and safety of care.


As a Vet Nurse, you are expected to:

  • Prepare animals for surgery and performing minor surgical procedures.
  • Monitor anaesthetised animals.
  • Nurse sick animals and administer medication.
  • Take x-rays and carry out diagnostic tests.
  • Advise owners on the health and welfare of their pets.
  • Take bookings, payments and completing necessary paperwork
  • Confidently handle and restrain animals. 
  • Provide nursing care to hospitalised patients.
  • Patient monitoring, feeding, grooming and walking animals. 
  • Administer treatments including injections, tablets, fluids and blood transfusions. 
  • Provide support to animals and their owners before and after operations.
  • Assist in the operating theatre.
  • Carry out veterinary nurse consultations.
  • Observe and record patients’ vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration and pain).
  • Apply bandages to wounds and fractures.


  • We have a thorough 15 point recruitment process which covers every aspect of your  requirements.
  • We work with most of the large vet groups and many independent practices so have access to a huge number of roles. With your authorisation we can also market your CV (confidentially) to specific practices as many roles aren’t advertised. If that dream role exists  we will find it. There is no need to send your CV anywhere else again!
  • We are 100% transparent throughout the whole recruitment process and will not send your CV to a practice without authorisation from you. Guaranteed!
  • Career development. We can develop a career plan for you  and review this every few months to make sure you are on track. 
  • We employ an in house career advisor to help with any career advice.
  • We offer psychometric profiling for all candidates if required.  You learn a lot about yourself and it recommends areas for personal growth and development.
  • Every successful candidate we register we donate £10 to one of our 4 charities.
  • When we place a candidate  a percentage of that fee will go to one of 4 charities we have chosen to work with.   You will choose where this money goes and receive regular updates.    
  • Our business is not just transactional and one dimensional, we want to build long term relationship’s with candidates and help you  thought out your career.  
  •  One of our goals is to build a community of loyal Vets and Nurses who stay with VetFinders and use our services throughout their career.

Get in Touch

Looking for your next role? Then look no further! Please get in touch and one of the VetFinders team will call you straight back.

Send us a Message Here