Permanent Registered Night Ward Veterinary Nurse

Permanent Registered Night Ward Veterinary Nurse

  • Location

    Wakefield, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Dependent on experience

  • Contact:

    Emily Naden

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -032019-9394

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • End date:

    2019-12-31 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2019-05-06 00:00:00

We are working with a Small Animal Referral Veterinary Practice based in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. They are looking for a Night Ward Registered Veterinary Nurse to provide first class animal care within their ward nursing team. This is an excellent opportunity to join a great team with first class facilities. 

The Practice: 

Our client offers a diverse range of advanced treatments and provides outstanding clinical care across many different disciplines. Their extensive facilities are housed in one of the largest and best equipped purpose-built small animal referral centres in the UK. They share a clear vision - to deliver the best, most caring and highly advanced treatment possible to patients and their owners in the North of England.

Their facilities include a digital imaging department, fixed 1.5T 18 channel MRI whole body scanner, 16 slice CT scanner, X-Ray and fluoroscopy, endoscopy, ultrasound and electro-diagnostics, operating microscopy, 24 hour intensive care facilities, 5 ultra-hygienic operating theatres, 8 consulting rooms, spacious and comfortable waiting room with a separate cat waiting area. 

They are committed to providing a multi-disciplinary referral service for patients, their owners, and referring Vets. Their disciplines include; Anaesthesia, Cardiology, Dermatology, Diagnostic Imaging, Internal medicine, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedic Surgery and Soft Tissue Surgery. 

The Role:

The role of the Night Ward Nurse is critical to the provision of high standards of patient care. The successful candidate will take a lead role in monitoring and recording patient statistics, deal with emergencies and critical care with inpatients and assist with patient handovers. All nursing staff are jointly responsible for effective stock control and rotation.

The role has a shift pattern of 5 nights on and 5 nights off from 20.00-08.15. In return, our client is offering:-

  • Salary dependent on experience
  • 4 weeks holiday per year
  • CPD allowance and time off to attend
  • RCVS renewal fees paid
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Staff discount scheme
  • Employee assistance programme

The Candidate: 

This is a great opportunity for a highly motivated, proactive individual who is keen to develop their nursing skills to the highest standard, whilst working in a challenging and rewarding environment. Previous experience of nursing within a referral practice is not necessary as newcomers to the nursing team are given all the help, support, and training that they need in order to realise their full potential. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, ready to learn and have good time management skills.


Role: Permanent Night Ward Registered Veterinary Nurse

Type: Small Animal

Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full time - 5 nights on 5 nights off

Salary: Salary dependent on experience plus extensive benefits package

Ref: JN -032019-9394

To qualify for this position, you must be fully registered with the RCVS and you must be eligible to work in the UK.

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