Registered Veterinary Nurse

Job Description
Torquay (Newton Abbot & Teignmouth)
Starting at £TBD, accommodation available if required.
Full Time.

Quarry House Vets are a local independent small animal veterinary practice that treat exotics. We have clinics in Torquay, Newton Abbot & Teignmouth. We are RCVS accredited, RWAF awarded for rabbit welfare & knowledge and are a veterinary nurse training practice.

We undertake a wide range of surgical procedures including BOAS, dentals and have the latest in-house laboratory equipment. You can find out more about our services here.

We have a strong, friendly and supportive team including a nursing team of 5 with over 50 combined years of experience. Meet our team.

Candidates should have at least one years experience and be clinically competent.

The position involves assisting the veterinary team with surgical and medical cases, general RVN duties including conducting consultations at all 3 of our clinics, and light reception work.

You will also be responsible for organising weight and senior pet clinics and puppy parties. 

  • Run nurse, weight, senior pet clinics and puppy parties
  • Care for a variety of patients including exotics
  • Develop your career
  • Enjoy a good work life balance
  • Monday – Friday, Saturday mornings (time off given in the week for any weekend work or after 5pm work)
  • No OOH work after 7pm
  • 4 weeks holiday plus bank holidays off
  • Your birthday off
  • 2 days and generous CPD allowance
  • RCVS fees and VDS cover paid
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Free on-site parking


Flexibility is a key component of this post as well as having a vehicle/full UK driving licence covered by business insurance due to travelling to other branches.

To apply for this opportunity please email with your CV and a covering letter.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Quarry House Vets is committed in providing equal opportunities to all employees and applicants.

Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion and belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marriage status, national origin, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

If assistance or accommodations are required for individuals with disabilities, it is available upon request. Please email with the details of your request and your contact information.

Agencies/ Search Firms, please note:

Quarry House Vets do not compensate agencies or search firms for unsolicited assistance unless they have a written agreement with Quarry House Vets and the requisition is position-specific.  Any resumes, curriculum vitae, and other unsolicited assistance from agencies or search firms that do not have a written agreement or position-specific requisition submitted to Quarry House Vets will be deemed the sole property of Quarry House Vets and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Quarry House Vets.