Vet Nurse Locum Jobs

Working as a locum vet nurse opens up a range of new opportunities to learn and develop, with a more flexible role that fits in with your life. Whether you’re looking to relocate, fill the long pause, or prefer to work as a locum instead of permanent employment, we offer a range of both part-time and full-time jobs for locum veterinary nurses in practices across the UK. If you’re just starting out as a locum vet nurse, get in touch with a member of the Carlton Professional Recruitment team to find out more.

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  • Role Type - Locum : Vet


    Locum SA Vet – 09/03-15/03

    DONCASTER – Our client is looking for a locum SA vet for the following dates;

    9th-15th March

    Shift patterns are.
    3 x 8am to 7pm with 1 hour lunch 1pm – 2pm
    2 x 8am to 4pm with 1 hour lunch 1pm – 2pm
    Every other Sat 8am – 12pm

    Accommodation is available.

    If you are interested, please call 0115 968 1515 or email recruit@carltonprofessional.co.uk for more information.

    Job Ref: 20-00178

    Location: Doncaster, England

  • Role Type - Locum : Vet


    Locum LA Vet – 02/03-31/05 Nights

    ARMAGH – Our client is looking for a locum LA Vet for the following night shifts;

    2nd March till 31st May
    Shift Times 18.00-08.30. Ideally 7 nights in 28
    Would consider days too (FT/PT) but must cover the 7 night shifts in 28.
    Every Thursday night, 1 Friday night, 1 weekend (Sat/Sun) per month
    Sole charge, preferable TB Tester
    Accommodation allowance available.

    If you are interested, please call 0115 968 1515 or email recruit@carltonprofessional.co.uk for more information.

    Job Ref: 20-00177

    Location: Armagh City, Northern Ireland

  • Role Type - Locum : Vet


    Locum Vet – ASAP Ongoing

    STAPLEFORD – Our client is looking for a locum Vet ASAP Ongoing as follows;

    Tues – Fri 8.30am – 6.30pm then every other Saturday 8.30am – 12.30.pm (needed this Sat)

    If you are interested, please call 0115 968 1515 or email recruit@carltonprofessional.co.uk for more information.

    Job Ref: 20-00176

    Location: Nottingham, England

  • Role Type - Locum : Vet


    Locum Vet – Month of May

    WATFORD – Our client is looking for a locum Vet for the following dates;

    Region
    Branch
    Dates?
    Day/Night
    Sole Charge?
    Hours?
    Vet/Nurse?

    Watford
    Radlett
    Month of May 2020
    Day
    Yes
    9am-7pm
    Vet

    If you are interested, please call 0115 968 1515 or email recruit@carltonprofessional.co.uk for more information.

    Job Ref: 20-00174

    Location: Watford, England

  • Role Type - Locum : Vet


    Locum Vet -Feb & March Dates

    LEAMINGTON SPA – Our client is looking for a locum Vet for the following dates;

    Region
    Branch
    Dates?
    Day/Night
    Sole Charge?
    Hours?
    Vet/Nurse?
    Other info?

    Leamington
    Long Buckby / Daventry
    14th – 28th February 2020
    Days
    Yes
    9am-7pm
    Vet
    No Accommodation

    Hinckley Burbage
    9th March – 19th April 2020
    Days
    Yes
    9am – 7pm
    Vet
    No Accommodation. Must have own professional indemnity insurance.

    If you are interested, please call 0115 968 1515 or email recruit@carltonprofessional.co.uk for more information.

    Job Ref: 20-00173

    Location: Leamington Spa, England

  • Role Type - Locum : Vet


    Locum Vet – 09/03-03/04

    MERTHYR TYDFIL – Our client is looking for a locum Vet for the following dates;

    Region
    Branch
    Dates?
    Day/Night
    Sole Charge?
    Hours?
    Vet/Nurse?
    Other info?

    Merthyr Tydfil

    Merthyr Tydfil
    9th March – 3rd April
    Days
    No
    8:30am – 6:30pm
    Vet
    No accommodation. Must have own professional indemnity insurance.

    If you are interested, please call 0115 968 1515 or email recruit@carltonprofessional.co.uk for more information.

    Job Ref: 20-00172

    Location: Merthyr, Tydfil, Wales

  • Role Type - Permanent Vet


    Perm Clinical Director/Experienced Vet

    BRENTWOOD – Our client is looking for a perm Clinical Director/Experienced Vet to join their practice.

    Are you looking for a position where you can really help shape a practice? Do you enjoy working with and supporting colleagues?

    Theirbusy, two vet practice in Brentwood is looking for a new team member – and that might be you! Theyare looking for a clinical director who loves providing quality veterinary care but also enjoys helping others grow and develop in their roles. Experience of the business side of veterinary practice is an advantage but not a necessity but an interest in this is important. Theycan provide the guidance and support for these elements.

    The ideal candidate will be passionate about providing excellent client and patient care, helping others realise their potential and being instrumental in the growth of the business; driven by providing high standards of care. This won't be limited to just the members of this practice team but will incorporate supporting vets in other branches in the region. You will have clinical freedom and be able to develop the services offered. An interest in internal medicine is advantageous but don't let that put you off if you have other clinical interests!

    This busy practice has a friendly, motivated and loyal client base and you will be supported by a friendly and ambitious team. Based in the bustling town of Brentwood, everything you need is on your doorstep with a good selection of shops, restaurants and bars easily accessible. London is also just a short train ride away and Stansted airport very easily accessed for those well-earned holidays.

    There is no out of hours work and weekends are on a rota with time off in lieu. An attractive package is available to the right candidate including a competitive salary, 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays, funded cpd with 5 days off to pursue this, healthcare scheme, pension, VDS and RCVS memberships paid for and the opportunity to work with this friendly and motivated team.

    If you are interested, please call 0115 968 1515 or email recruit@carltonprofessional.co.uk for more information.

    Job Ref: 20-00171

    Location: Brentwood, England

  • Role Type - Permanent Vet


    Perm Experienced SA Vet

    HONG KONG – Our client is looking for a perm experienced SA Vet to join their practice.

    They are seeking a highly motivated individual to join their large, enthusiastic and progressive team (28 vets and 32 nurses) in a busy multi-centre practice, where professional development and specialisation is encouraged and supported. Facilities include full hospitalisation, in-house diagnostic laboratory, digital and dental radiography, ultrasonography (doppler), ECG, rigid and flexible endoscopy (Storz), ASIF/ external fixation/TTA and access to CT/MRI with support from trained veterinary nurses. In addition to a heavy and diverse case load veterinary surgeons provide expertise and support for their welfare initiatives both in Hong Kong and the region. Initiatives include animal adoption, spay/neuter programmes, a designated spay-neuter clinic and mobile surgical unit providing low-cost/free neutering and an assisted veterinary care programme for those in need.

    The position will be based at their main Hong Kong hospital where caseloads are high, this job is perfect for a capable veterinary surgeon wishing to further hone their skills.

    Requirements

    At least 4 years of practical experience in the small animal veterinary field.
    A surgical bias is helpful, but not essential.
    Able to work independently.
    Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team.
    Genuine interest in the welfare of animals.

    They have an excellent work-life balance, a 5-day week, a 6pm finish and very limited work on Sundays and Public Holidays (emergency cover and welfare).

    This vacancy has an attractive remuneration package including: salary to scale, low local taxation rates, (maximum 17%), accommodation, health insurance, professional indemnity insurance, provident fund contributions and ample leave to enjoy the delights of Asia. Hong Kong is an exciting city, the gateway to Mainland China, within easy reach of other Asian countries and with direct flights to Australia, Europe and the USA.

    Job Ref: 20-00170

    Location: Kellet Island, Hong Kong Island

  • Role Type - Permanent Vet


    Perm Senior Surgeon

    HONG KONG – Our client is looking for a perm Senior Vet for their practice.

    They are seeking a highly motivated individual to join their large, enthusiastic and progressive team (28 vets and 32 nurses) in a busy multi-centre practice, where professional development and specialisation is encouraged and supported. Facilities include full hospitalisation, in-house diagnostic laboratory, digital and dental radiography, ultrasonography (doppler), ECG, rigid and flexible endoscopy (Storz), ASIF/ external fixation/TTA and access to CT/MRI with support from trained veterinary nurses. In addition to a heavy and diverse case load veterinary surgeons provide expertise and support for their welfare initiatives both in Hong Kong and the region. Initiatives include animal adoption, spay/neuter programmes, a designated spay-neuter clinic and mobile surgical unit providing low-cost/free neutering and an assisted veterinary care programme for those in need.

    This position is based at their Hong Kong hospital overseeing the running of our surgery floor. Surgical caseloads are extremely high with a large variety of interesting procedures and injuries.
    This job is perfect for a confident and skilled surgeon wishing to further hone their skills.

    Key responsibilities

    The Senior Surgeon will report directly to the Chief and Senior Veterinary Surgeons and will be responsible for the day-to-day smooth operation of the Hong Kong surgical floor.
    To supervise and develop the surgical capacity of theirHong Kong centre.
    Responsibility for overseeing the surgical training of junior staff (veterinary surgeons and nurses).

    Requirements

    Over eight years of practical experience in the small animal veterinary field.
    Strong surgical skills in both soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery, preferably to Certificate level.
    Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work within a team.
    A keen interest in the development and mentorship of colleagues in all aspects of surgery.
    Responsible, systematic and able to work under pressure.
    Drive and enthusiasm.
    Genuine interest in the welfare of animals.

    This practice provides an excellent work-life balance, a 5-day week, a 6pm finish and very limited work on Sundays and Public Holidays (emergency cover and welfare).

    This vacancy has an attractive remuneration packages including: salary to scale, low local taxation rates, (maximum 17%), accommodation, health insurance, professional indemnity insurance, provident fund contributions and ample leave to enjoy the delights of Asia. Hong Kong is an exciting city, the gateway to Mainland China, within easy reach of other Asian countries and with direct flights to Australia, Europe and the USA.

    If you are interested, please call 0115 968 1515 or email recruit@carltonprofessional.co.uk for more information.

    Job Ref: 20-00169

    Location: Kellet Island, Hong Kong Island

  • Role Type - Permanent Vet


    Perm Vet

    SOUTHAMPTON – Our client is looking for a perm Vet todeliver exceptional care to clients and pets at their practice.

    Join a growing, thriving team in a state-of-the-art, fully equipped, spacious, purpose-built clinic where you'll have the opportunity to develop your clinical skills with the benefit of an interesting and diverse case-load, the support of a fantastic, forward-thinking team while working for a company with strong values.

    They truly care about all of theirteam members and the people and pets theylook after and want to give more people access to high quality veterinary care by being affordable and convenient for our customers, whilst not compromising on veterinary standards.

    You will be supported to develop your skills and will have the opportunity to progress as we are a growing, thriving company with lots of new opportunities.

    What theyoffer

    This practiceoffers a great work/life balance and a chance to work within our professional & up to date clinic alongside theirfriendly team of Vets, Nurses, VCA's and Receptionists.

    Along with a well structured rota, you will receive:

    33days holidayincluding bank holidays;
    5% Pension Contribution;
    Cycle scheme;
    £1,500 CPD allowance per annum / 5 days off;
    VDS & RCVS fee's covered;
    Free food Friday's.

    Who theyneed

    An enthusiastic small animal vet with at least three years of qualified experience, who is passionate about the provision of high quality service to patients and clients. You will be a key participant in the running of theirdynamicand forward thinking clinic, supporting theHead Vetand the rest of the veterinary team. You are keen to continually improve your professional knowledge and experience and are an excellent communicator, understanding that educating pet owners about their pets' welfare is just as important as providing high quality treatment.

    Job Details

    An average of 37 hours per week including 1:4 weekends.

    Job Ref: 20-00168

    Location: Southampton, England

  • Role Type - Permanent RVN


    Perm VCA

    SOUTHAMPTON – Our client is looking for a perm VCA to deliver exceptional care to clients and pets at their practice.

    They are a high quality veterinary healthcare provider, offering a full range of affordable small animal veterinary services to clients, operating a mixture of walk-in/appointments. They offer a range of clinical services from preventative healthcare through to complex medical, surgical and orthopaedic procedures. They have superb, spacious, purpose-built surroundings with operating theatres, multiple consulting rooms, digital x-ray and an up-to-date Idexx in-house laboratory.

    You will be supported to develop your skills and will have the opportunity to progress as we are a growing, thriving company with lots of new opportunities.

    Who they need
    An enthusiastic VCA who is passionate about the provision of high quality service to patients and clients.
    A key participant in the running of our dynamic and forward thinking clinic in Southampton supporting the rest of the nursing team.
    Someone who is keen to continually improve their professional knowledge and experience and are an excellent communicator, understanding that educating pet owners about their pets’ welfare is just as important as providing high quality treatment.
    Previous veterinary experience is preferred but not essential.

    What we offer

    28 days annual leave including bank holidays;
    180 CPD allowance/ 1 days;
    5% pension contribution (after probation period);
    Cycle Scheme;
    Free lunch Fridays.

    Working hours
    Your standard working hours will be 40 hours per week. You will be required to work shifts within our opening hours. You will also be part of our weekend rota too, working 1 in 4 weekends.

    If you are interested, please call 0115 968 1515 or email recruit@carltonprofessional.co.uk for more information.

    Job Ref: 20-00167

    Location: Southampton, England

  • Role Type - Permanent RVN


    Perm RVN – Part-Time

    NOTTINGHAM – Our client is looking for a perm Part Time RVN to deliver exceptional care to their clients and pets.

    They are a high quality veterinary healthcare provider, offering a full range of affordable small animal veterinary services to clients, operating a mixture of walk-in/appointments. Theyoffer a range of clinical services from preventative healthcare through to complex medical, surgical and orthopaedic procedures. Theyhave superb, spacious, purpose-built surroundings with operating theatres, multiple consulting rooms, digital x-ray and an up-to-date Idexx in-house laboratory.

    You will be supported to develop your skills and will have the opportunity to progress as theyare a growing, thriving company with lots of new opportunities.

    Who theyneed
    An enthusiastic veterinary nurse who is passionate about the provision of high quality service to patients and clients.
    A key participant in the running of our dynamic and forward thinking clinic in Nottingham supporting the rest of the nursing team.
    Someone who is keen to continually improve their professional knowledge and experience and are an excellent communicator, understanding that educating pet owners about their pets' welfare is just as important as providing high quality treatment.
    You will need to be qualified and registered to apply.

    What theyoffer

    Competitive salary (dependent on experience);
    28 days annual leave including bank holidays(pro rata);
    RCVS fees covered;
    £300 CPD allowance/ 3 days(pro rata);
    5% pension contribution (after probation period);
    Cycle Scheme;
    Free lunch Fridays.

    Working hours
    Your standard working hours will be an average of 30 hours per week workingTuesday's, Thursday's and Friday's.

    If youare interested, please call 0115 968 1515 or email recruit@carltonprofessional.co.uk for more information.

    Job Ref: 20-00166

    Location: Nottingham, England

  • Role Type - Locum : Vet


    Locum SA vet- AD HOC DATES

    BOURNEMOUTH – Our clients are seeking a small animal vet to provide some cover for the following dates;

    From 29th March for up to one week (Any week)
    Mon-Fri 8.00-9.00 admission time, 9.00-11.00 consults andagain consults 16.00-18:15. Between 11.00-16.00 is ops time
    (usually no more than 1 op/ day, unless cat castrate/minor investigations: blood, US, etc. Saturday 8-12, consult start at 9.)

    9th April 8:00-19:00
    11th April 8.00-12.00
    If youwant more days that week (the whole week) to make it worth coming, theycan do.
    All Saturdays are 8-12. only 3 hours consulting times, usually just 2-3 consults.
    All other days 8:00-19:00

    May
    7,9,11,22,23

    August
    27,28,29

    Dec
    21,22,23,24,26,29,30,31

    They are a friendly and established practice, with an exceptional care reputation that they are proud of. You would be looking to offer the same high service with the support of the 2 RVNs on site and the unrushed consults. The role will involve sole charge but lots of support on offer if needed. Sole charge can be worked around if needed also.There are no OOH with this vacancy. It is a lovely location.No weekends involved. Local accommodation can be arranged if needed.

    If you are interested, please call 0115 968 1515 or email recruit@carltonprofessional.co.uk for more information.

    Job Ref: 20-00165

    Location: Anywhere

  • Role Type - Locum : Vet


    27/07-31/07 Locum SA vet

    CHESTER – Our client a 100% SA independent practice are looking for a locum Vet to help with some cover. The role is working Full time Mon-Fri with no OOH and no weekends ( just nice day shifts!) Accommodation can be provided if needed. Please get in touch for more info recruit@carltonprofessional.co.uk / 0115 9681515

    Job Ref: 20-00164

    Location: Chester, England

  • Role Type - Locum : Vet


    Locum Vet – 17/02

    CASTLEFORD – Our client is looking for a Locum Vet for the following date;

    17th Feb 8.30am-7pm
    Consults only
    No sole charge or OOH

    If you are interested, please call 0115 968 1515 or email recruit@carltonprofessional.co.uk for more information.

    Job Ref: 20-00163

    Location: Castleford, England

  • Role Type - Locum : Vet Nurse


    Locum RVN – Feb/March Dates- Nights

    CARDIFF – Our client is looking for a Locum RVN for the following night shifts;

    Mon 17th Feb: 18.00-07.30
    Tues 18th Feb: 18.00-07.30
    Fri 21st Feb: 18.00-07.30

    Sat 14th Mar: 19.30-08.30
    Sun 15th Mar: 19.30-08.30
    Sun 22nd Mar: 19.30-08.30

    If you are interested, please call 0115 968 1515 or email recruit@carltonprofessional.co.uk for more information.

    Job Ref: 20-00162

    Location: Cardiff, Wales

  • Role Type - Locum : Vet


    Asap – Ongoing Locum SA vet

    BOURNEMOUTH – Our clients are seeking a small animal vet to provide some cover. The practice can accept odd days, weeks or ongoing locums. They are a friendly and established practice, with an exceptional care reputation that they are proud of. You would be looking to offer the same high service with the support of the 2 RVNs on site and the unrushed consults. The role will involve sole charge but lots of support on offer if needed. Sole charge can be worked around if needed also. There are no OOH with this vacancy. It is a lovely location. Shift times are usually 9-6.30pm, giving you the time to explore and enjoy your surroundings. No weekends involved. Local accommodation can be arranged if needed.

    If you are interested, please call 0115 968 1515 or email recruit@carltonprofessional.co.uk for more information.

    Job Ref: 20-00161

    Location: Dorset, England

  • Role Type - Locum : Vet


    Locum SA Vet – 20/07-24/07 & 21/08-25/08

    MILTON KEYNES – Our client is looking for a Locum SA vet for the following dates;

    20th – 24th July, working 830-7pm
    21st-25th Aug working 830-7pm
    All dates are sole charge.

    If you are interested, please call 0115 968 1515 or email recruit@carltonprofessional.co.uk formore information

    Job Ref: 20-00160

    Location: Milton Keynes, England

  • Role Type - Locum : Vet


    Locum Vet – Ad Hoc Dates in March/May/July

    SALISBURY – Our client is looking for Locum SA Vet for the following dates;

    Monday 16th- Friday 20th March, working 9.00-630pm
    11th-15th May, working 9.00-630pm
    20th-24th July working 9.00-630pm
    All dates are sole charge.

    If you are interested, please call 0115 968 1515 or email recruit@carltonprofessional.co.uk for more information.

    Job Ref: 20-00159

    Location: Salisbury, England

  • Role Type - Locum : Vet


    Locum SA Vet – AD HOC DATES

    POOLE – Our client is looking for a Locum SA Vet for the following dates;

    Bournemouth/Poole
    Wednesday 4th – Friday 6th March, working 9-7pm with 1hr unpaid lunch break
    1st – 9th April (excluding the weekends), working 9-7pm
    3rd-8th June (excluding weekends).

    Bournemouth/Christchurch
    Monday 23rd – Friday 27th March

    Bournemouth/Poole/Christchurch
    7th, 11th, 12th and 26th-28th May.9-7pm
    2nd -7th and 11th- 30th July (some full Saturdays 9-6 TBC), working 830-7pm
    3rd -14th Aug, 23rd – 30th Aug working 830-7pm.

    All the above are sole charge.

    If y ou are interested, please call 0115 968 1515 or email recruit@carltonprofessional.co.uk for more information.

    Job Ref: 20-00158

    Location: Poole, England