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Experienced RVN
Experienced RVN available for locum/part-time/full -time work. 

Leinster area preferred but willing to travel.
Contact Ellen @ 0860448662.


Situations Vacant


Would you like to work in the UK as a veterinary nurse? We have hundreds of locum and permanent positions nationwide.


We pay fantastic rates and most of the locum positions come with free accommodation!

At Gardner Llewelyn we cover everything for you. Once you register with us and let us know where you would like to work and for how long, we will do the rest. We will discuss with you the type of practice that you want to work at- Is it Small animal or mixed practice, or do you want to work in the country or the city- there are so many options. We have been recruiting solely for the veterinary profession for 10 years, and have built up a very good working relationship with our staff who trust us to find them the right job when they need it.

We cover from 1 week to 6 month positions, so if you feel like seeing a bit of the UK, and earning up to 2500 euros per month- then call send your CV to, or call us 0044 11291 645 871 for an informal chat on working here.

We are happy to provide advice CV writing, locuming, Umbrella companies, setting up your own company and any other employment related queries you may have.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Jonathan Lewis.

Recruitment Director

Gardner Llewelyn.


Enthusiastic RVN (or ready to register with RCVS)

At Medivet Little Hadham

We are looking for an enthusiastic RVN to lead the nursing team in our Little Hadham 100% Small Animal practice.  The Branch Partner Helen Pringle is an enthusiastic clinician with a special interest in dental surgery so a commitment to this field of practice would be an advantage. At the branch you will be required to be the Clinical Coach for the students so an enthusiasm for sharing your experience and training is required. There will also be opportunity for anyone wishing to study for further qualifications.  The branch has modern purpose built spacious premises located in the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside. 

 The position would suit a registered nurse who is able to offer the highest standard of clinical and client care and will be happy to support the training of student nurses as a Clinical Coach.

We work to an average 40 hour week with one in four weekends by rota (equal time back).  We can offer a generous CPD allowance plus RCVS and VDS fees paid, 20 days paid holiday + bank holidays, uniform and a very competitive salary based on experience (from £23,500)  and are also able to offer up to £500 as a relocation allowance.

To arrange an informal chat or to apply (CV and cover letter please) please contact


New Grad Nurse, final year, RVN - Permanent

Medivet Branches



Final year student SVN’s required for prospective promotion to Head Nurse upon qualifying.  A rare opportunity to put yourself in the right place to progress your career after graduation/registration. 

The ideal job for someone looking for new challenges and responsibilities., who aims to deliver the highest standard of clinical and client care, in modern branches, working with state-of the art diagnostic equipment and expert colleagues, enabling them build knowledge and competencies.  In addition to being supported with training and guidance to undertake supervisory roles within the practice.  There are positions available in a variety of locations many in outer or inner London

You will benefit from:

·        an average 40 hour week

·        one in three or four weekends (time given back)

·        CPD allowance plus in-house lectures and webinars 

·        RCVS and VDS fees paid post-qualification

·        20 days paid holiday plus bank holidays

·        very competitive salary package – £19- £23.500 as RVN,

·        further excellent career progression opportunities 

         Management training programme to aid your entry to supervisory and managerial levels. Up to £500 relocation allowance if qualified


 To arrange an informal chat or to apply (CV and cover letter please) please




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Classified Ads Information

This page has been developed in response to a number of queries from veterinary practitioners. The IVNA does not undertake to find employment for its members, however we are willing and able to provide a service whereby practices can advertise vacant positions, and our members can advertise their availability for employment.

Advertisements for practices seeking veterinary nursing and support staff can be placed for a monthly fee of €25.00.

Please send your advertisement to with the subject line: 'Practice Classified Advertisement'
Payment can be sent to our postal address:

Irish Veterinary Nursing Association, 13 The Courtyard, Kilcarbery Park, Nangor Road, DUBLIN 22

Alternatively, payment can be made by paypal :


Personal advertisements for veterinary nurses and support staff, who are currently fully subscribed members are FREE OF CHARGE. Business advertisments will be charged at the regular rate of €25 per month.

Please be advised that it may take up to two weeks for payment by cheque to be processed. We will notify practices paying for classified advertisements when their payment has been received and the ad is on the website.

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