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Registered Veterinary Nurse - Fairview Vets

  • Dublin
  • Full-Time, Permanent
  • No OOH
  • Up to €34,000

Fairview Veterinary Hosptial is seeking to recruit a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our team.

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 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 picturesque seaside at Clontarf.  

Our modern hospital has all the essential equipment necessary to provide excellent clinical care to our patients. Our patient load is mostly feline and canine patients with some small furries visiting too. We have in-house Ultrasound, X-Ray, Blood Machines, and a fully computerized laboratory.

Our hospital team is comprised of 3 Veterinary Surgeons, 1 Veterinary Nurse and a support team of animal care assistants and receptionists. Our team is very experienced, and we promote a supportive working environment between all our colleagues.  

The Role 

This is a position for a new graduate Veterinary Nurse within Fairview Veterinary Hospital in Dublin.

This is a full time, permanent position of 40 hours/5 days per week, with a 1 in 3 Saturday clinic shift.

There is no OOH or on call within this position.

As a Veterinary Nurse, your main duty is to deliver a high standard of nursing care to all patients, assist the veterinary surgeons, liaise with clients regarding inpatient care and carry out nurse clinics. You will have many day-to-day duties and responsibilities which include surgical nursing, anaesthesia and analgesia monitoring, clinic and kennel management, and laboratory work. You will be working alongside our excellent team of experienced Vets and animal care assistants that will support you in your role. 

Salary for this position is up to €34,000 commensurate with experience plus attractive benefits.

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

  • Minimum of 22 days annual leave
  • Birthday leave

Focus on employee wellbeing

  • Paid Maternity, Paternity and Adoptive leave packages
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • EAP and wellbeing centre access
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Company sick pay


  • €600 annual CPD allowance with 3 days paid (pro-rata)
  • Bespoke Graduate Nurse Academy, Nurse Evolve and many more in-house academies
  • Leadership Academy for all future leaders, including Head Nurses and Practice Managers
  • Career progression opportunities

Professional memberships

  • VCI membership paid
  • VDS cover paid

Additional benefits

  • Annual pay reviews
  • Pawesome benefits – various discounts including retails and virtual gym
  • Employee pension contributions
  • Discounted staff pet veterinary fees
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Relocation packages
  • Free flu jabs
  • Opportunity to join company programmes (LGBTQIA+, Wellbeing Champions, Nurse 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 with Shónagh Dawson from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.

Shónagh Dawson RVN
Talent Partner
+353 (0) 86 085 0891

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