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Veterinary Nurse

Contracted Hours: 18.75 hours per week

Salary: £12,238 per annum (FTE £24,475)

Location: Bristol Zoo Gardens 

Contract Type: Permanent 

Start Date: 5th September 2022


Bristol Zoological Society are looking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic Registered Veterinary Nurse with knowledge and experience of nursing zoo, exotic pet, or wildlife species to join our veterinary team.  

Duties will include all aspects of zoo veterinary nursing including:

  • Clinical work 
  • Laboratory work
  • Record keeping
  • Maintaining equipment
  • Ordering supplies

A relevant qualification in zoo animal or exotic pet nursing and/or anaesthesia is desirable and a working knowledge of ZIMS (Zoological Information Management System) would be an advantage.  You will be expected to assist with teaching and supervision of veterinary and MSc students so some teaching experience would also be an advantage.  

If you are organised, with excellent communication skills and enjoy working in a collaborative environment, we would be very interested in hearing from you. 

Please review the job description for more information:

Veterinary Nurse Job Description

We recognise the value that diversity adds to our work and organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, as we value having a diverse pool of applicants to find the best person for the role.

To apply please fill in the application form, download your CV and covering letter. The closing date for all applications is at noon on Sunday 3 July 2022.

Parking onsite at Bristol Zoo Gardens is discretionary and not guaranteed, we encourage our employees to travel in a sustainable way.


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