Updated January 2021

Veterinary Nurse Required

RVN required at our branch as an addition to our busy, but friendly and supportive small animal team.

We are looking for a nurse that will be based at our Upper Rissington branch located near Bourton-On-The-Water. This will involve being the sole nurse there with another vet and receptionist.

Dragon Vets Rissington is a recently refurbished practice opened in 2018. It is fully equipped with a digital x-ray machine, laboratory and theatre with operations taking place daily, and is practice standards core level.

We actively encourage CPD with our nurses previously achieving behaviour qualifications and working toward the diploma in advanced nursing.

The ideal candidate will be cheerful, confident in all areas of nursing and be very client-focused. It is particularly important to have excellent communication skills as in additional to medical/surgical nursing; you will be expected to take part in nursing consultations, providing the highest standards of veterinary care to our clients. You will also be expected to travel to other branches if cover is needed.

The hours of work are approx. 36 per week with two early finishes and no on-call; there will be a requirement for Saturday morning cover on a rota from Easter.

To apply please e-mail a covering letter and CV to the Partners at Dragon Vets to: For an informal chat, please call on 01242 580324 and speak to our Head Veterinary Nurse Nikki Gillespie RVN

Office Administrator


Dragon Vets are looking for a positive, energetic and unflappable part time receptionist to join us at our main site at Cheltenham Racecourse
We need someone with excellent communication skills who has experience providing exceptional customer service and client care. Applicants need to be able to multi-task and be able to make every client feel valued.
Applicants should be confident, enthusiastic and capable of independent thinking but also strong team players to ensure that together we provide outstanding care for our patients and their owners.
Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office programs, basic computer/internet skills and numerical competency essential.
Previous veterinary reception experience advantageous but not essential. Full training for the position will be provided.
The hours will be 12.5 per week. Shifts will be 4.30pm-7pm.
Please send in your cover letter and CV to, the end date for applications is 3rd Feb.


We do not currently have any vacancies in these areas, however we are always interested to hear from individuals with a passion for animals and experience in customer service.

Veterinary jobs are hard to fill with just the right sort of person. If you think you have the right sort of skills and experience to work with our team, then please send your CV to