Veterinary Nurse (Maternity Cover) – Now Closed

The USPCA is now recruiting for a Veterinary Nurse at its Animal Hospital in Newry, Co. Down.

The Animal Hospital provides veterinary treatment for members of the local community who may not be able to afford regular veterinary fees, has an active wildlife rescue service and has an active rehoming programme for companion animals in need.

The position offers the opportunity to gain valuable and rewarding experience in a varied small animal and wildlife practice; supporting the Veterinary Team in the provision of high-quality care for the companion animals and wildlife brought to the Animal Hospital.

We have  in-house laboratory, X-ray and ultrasound equipment.

We offer an attractive rota working Mon – Friday 9-5 with no OOH or weekends. Part-time hours will also be considered.  Fixed term contract starting immediately for 9 months.

Candidates should be RCVS registered.

To apply please email your CV to with a covering letter in support of your application stating the role you are applying for and how you meet the criteria for the job.

Download Veterinary Nurse Maternity Cover Job Description

Closing date for applications is Friday 17th May 2019

Established in 1836, the USPCA is the second oldest animal welfare charity in the world and its purpose has remained unchanged over that time – the prevention of cruelty and the relief of suffering in animals.