The role of a Veterinary Nurse is one that requires some studies in nursing and veterinary so that you can provide care for animals coming into a vets practice and provide help to the Vets when they are performing operations. Your role will also consist of organising medication, speaking to clients, caring for sick pets etc. You will have to work long hours and sometimes outside of core hours in cases of an emergency situation.
You will enjoy working with animals and making a difference to their health and their lives. You will be an excellent communicator and be able to work calmly when under pressure and be accurate and efficient.
Related: Veterinarian Cover Letter
If you have found a role in which you want to apply for, please see the below example covering letter you can use as a guide.
Veterinary Nurse Cover Letter Example
222 Every Road, Any Town, AA1 1BB
Mrs Jane Smith
Application for the role of Veterinary Nurse
I would like to apply for the role of Veterinary Nurse which I have seen advertised in (what publication, when and any job reference).
I completed my Veterinary Nurse Assistants qualification in (when and provide more details) and now I am seeking to begin my career following my studies. I have done some work experience to gain hands on experience and during this I did (what, provide more details).
I love working with animals and wanted to follow this career path after a pet of my own had to go through a life saving operation as a child. I remember the staff very well and always wanted to pursue this dream career.
I am a very hands on person, very organised and thorough and do not leave any jobs undone. I have a good educational background and I am always keen to learn new skills and attend any courses to improve my skills.
I have enclosed my CV for your consideration. If you would like any further information, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Thank you for taking the time to read my letter and CV.