Veterinary Nurse - Anicare Blanchardstown



Find a supportive team and a world of opportunity. Anicare Veterinary Group is looking for a Veterinary Nurse to become the newest member of their closeknit team in Blanchardstown. 



Find a place to grow 

  • Full-time, permanent role 

  • 40 hours per week including 1 in 3 Saturday clinics (day off in lieu) 

  • No OOH or night work 

  • Salary is up to €35,000 commensurate with experience level 

  • Work alongside specialists and advanced practitioners 

  • Fully funded certificates 

  • Generous CPD allowance including paid CPD days off  

  • Access to free, monthly CPD hosted by members of IVC Evidensia Ireland’s Board of Nurses 



Be part of delivering clinical excellence 

Anicare Veterinary Group is  a well-established group of practices in North Dublin. We have locations in Blanchardstown, Clontarf, Santry and Glasnevin. Our recently refurbished hospital in Blanchardstown is a busy, well established practice with a loyal client base and experienced team. We have 5 Veterinary Surgeons, 3 Veterinary Nurses, 1 receptionist and 1 animal care assistant. Two of our team hold certificates in areas of Cardiology, Diagnostic Imaging and Feline Medicine.  

Our practice in Blanchardstown has separate cat and dog waiting areas, consultation rooms and a dedicated cat only ward. We also have a state-of-the-art dental suite and all the typical mod cons expected of a busy Dublin veterinary practice. 


Are you the perfect fit? 

  • VCI/RCVS registered nurses 

  • Suitable for new graduate nurses joining the register in 2024 

  • Experience is preffered but not required 



All the important stuff, taken care of 

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 to 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 (Ireland)  

+353 (0) 86 085 0891  

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