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Registered Veterinary Nurse - Fairview Veterinary Hospital

The Role 

Fairview Veterinary Hospital is seeking to recruit a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their team! 

This is a full-time permanent position in a busy fast paced, long established veterinary hospital in Dublin. The role involves a mix of clinical and surgical duties with some minor reception duties from time to time. Your daily responsibilities include prepping for surgical procedures, anaesthetic support, patient recovery, pharmacy work, restraint & handling, client management and other clinical duties. You will be working alongside our excellent team of experienced Vets and Animal Care Assistants that will support you in your role. 

There is a 1 in 3 rota for weekends, with limited workload on the weekend shifts and a half day shift during the week. 

Our current shift patterns are: 40 hours per week; mornings 9am-1pm and evenings 2pm-6pm alternating with mornings 10am-2pm and evenings 3pm-7pm. There is no OOH with this role. 

Salary is up to €34,000 depending on experience. 

About Us 

Fairview Veterinary Hospital was set up in 1974 by Michael Tuite Snr MRCVS, and for the last 40 years has been providing top quality veterinary care to our clients on the Northside of Dublin and beyond. We have all the mod-cons in our hospital to aid us in giving the highest quality care to our patients and clients including Ultrasound, X-Ray, In-House Blood Machines and fully computerized laboratory. Our patient load is mostly feline and canine patients with some small furries visiting us too. We are a long-established city centre practice in a very friendly and international community on the north side of Dublin city, just across from Fairview Park and the seaside at Clontarf.  

About the Team and Culture 

Our hospital team is comprised of three vets, one nurse, animal care assistants and receptionists. Our team is very experienced, and we promote a supportive working environment between all our colleagues.  

Applicant Requirements 

We are looking for both experienced and early career Veterinary Nurses, whom we will work with to develop their skills and interests. The candidate should be caring and compassionate with animal welfare and wellbeing as their focus. You would ideally be a hardworking, diligent and questioning individual. 

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata 

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our staff, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive salary, you will also benefit from:

Work Life Balance 

o   Minimum of 22 days Annual Leave (pro-rata for Part Time) 

o   Birthday Leave (paid day off on your birthday) 

Focus on Employee Wellbeing  

o   Paid Maternity Leave Package 

o   Paid Paternity Leave 

o   Cycle to Work Scheme 

o   EAP and wellbeing centre access 

o   Paid Bereavement Leave 

o   Company Sick Pay 


o   €600 annual CPD allowance with 3 days paid pro rata 

o   Bespoke Graduate Nurse Academy, Nurse Evolve and many more in-house academies 

o   Leadership Academy for all our future leaders, including Head Nurses and Practice Managers 

o   Career Progression Opportunities, both clinical and non-clinical 

Professional Memberships 

o   VCI membership paid 

o   VDS cover paid 

Additional Benefits 

o   Annual Pay Reviews 

o   Pawesome Benefits – various discounts including retail and virtual gym 

o   Employee Pension Contributions 

o   Discounted Staff Pet Veterinary Fees 

o   Free Flu Jabs 

o   Opportunity to join company programmes (LGBTQ+, Wellbeing champions, Nurses committee, Clinical Board and many more) 

As a BAME and LGBTQIA+ 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. 

Any questions before applying? 

Speak to Eadaoin Redmond from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role. 

Eadaoin Redmond RVN 
Talent Partner 
86 176 2210

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