Southern Counties Veterinary Specialists 01425 485615

Dermatology Nurse

Location: Ringwood, Hampshire
Salary: £29,000 - £32,000pa FTE, DOE
Type: Part Time of 25.5 hours a week | Permanent

Unleash Your Passion as a Dermatology Nurse

Southern Counties Veterinary Specialists is currently seeking a dedicated Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our expanding department. In this role, you will collaborate with two full-time RCVS & EBVS European Specialists in Veterinary Dermatology, along with a committed full-time Registered Veterinary Nurse and Veterinary Care Assistant, to deliver exceptional care to our growing client base.

This position offers exposure to an exciting and diverse referral caseload, providing you with the opportunity to work within an exceptional team and advance your career. It is a rewarding yet challenging role that emphasises teamwork and dedication to both our patients and the service we provide.

Utilising our video-otoscope and supported by specialist-led advanced anaesthesia and diagnostic imaging team you will utilise your knowledge and experience to proactively support patients undergoing investigations and out-patient treatment/ consultations for a wide range of dermatological conditions including, but not limited to, chronic otitis, allergic skin disease, endocrinopathies, immune mediated skin disease, parasitic skin disease and neoplasia.

Working closely with our extensive multi-disciplinary specialist-led team, you will play a vital role in facilitating the patient journey throughout our large specialist hospital. Our supportive environment encourages you to enhance your existing knowledge and skills through regular training and learning opportunities. Effective client communication is paramount, starting from the initial consultation and continuing throughout the patient's care plan.

We look forward to welcoming a passionate and skilled Registered Veterinary Nurse to contribute to the success of our dynamic team.

Qualities We Seek

We are searching for an experienced nursing professional who excels in a team-oriented environment. The ideal candidate should be motivated, capable of working both independently and collaboratively, and demonstrate a keen interest in dermatology. A willingness to develop clinical skills and assist in training colleagues is essential. While prior experience in dermatology is not essential, confidence in monitoring anaesthesia and possessing clinical nursing skills, including blood sampling and IV placement, is crucial.

Working Hours that Provide Flexibility

This is a part-time position consisting of 3 days, 25.5 hours a week. Working Tuesdays-Thursdays (9am-6pm), with 1:4 Saturdays (08:30am-2:30pm).

Because our employee’s matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary between £29,000 - £32,000pa (pro-rata) DOE, you will benefit from:

Work-life balance

6.6 weeks annual leave inclusive of bank holidays (pro-rata)

Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service

Your birthday as a paid day off


Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay

Private medical insurance

Cycle to Work scheme

Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing

Non-accidental injury support


CPD allowance paid pro-rata

Certificate support

Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy

Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider

All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding

Infection Prevention and Control Programme

Professional Memberships

VDS cover

RCVS fees


Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers

Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer

Discounted staff pet care

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ 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.

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