Southern Counties Veterinary Specialists 01425 485615

Ophthalmology Registered Veterinary Nurse

Location: Ringwood

Start Date: 2023/2024

Job Type: Permanent / Part-time

Hours: 27-32 hours/week

Rotation: Tuesday – Friday 8:30am- 5:30pm (based on 32 hours)

Salary: Salary dependant on experience

Essential: Fully qualified registered RVN

Position Reports to: Ellen Martin (Head Ophthalmology Nurse)


We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic RVN to join our growing Ophthalmology Team. No ophthalmology experience is needed, as this is the perfect opportunity for an RVN with a keen interest to develop their understanding and practical abilities.

The ophthalmology nurse will lead ophthalmology-specific inpatient care and assist the clinician during consults and in theatre. Clinical duties include admission/discharge of patients, administering of perioperative/postoperative medications, assistance in the induction and monitoring of anaesthesia, preparing patients for surgery, supporting in theatre including occasional scrub assisting, recovery of patients and instrument cleaning and care when required.

Not sure if it’s for you? Why not get in touch and spend some time with us…. you never know unless you try!


  • Leading Multidisciplinary Referral Hospital in the South West
  • Flexible Employers
  • Competitive Salary
  • Annual Company salary review
  • Relocation Package
  • CPD encouraged and fully funded
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holiday / Length of Service Scheme
  • Birthday Leave
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Private Health Care Schemes
  • Refer an RVN Initiative and much more..


Please email a covering letter and CV for the attention of Ellen Martin to:

If your application is successful, we will contact you to organise an interview and a trial shift. The successful applicant will be available to undergo a training induction, which may include a variation of shifts.

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