Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse

Permanent Registered 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 -032019-9396

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • End date:

    2019-12-31 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


We are working with a Small Animal Referral Veterinary Practice based in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, who is looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their team. This is an excellent opportunity to join a great team, experiencing a number of different specialist areas on a rotational basis.

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:

This role has working hours of Monday to Friday 07.30-16.30, working on a rotational basis within specialist areas with one late shift in every 7 weeks of 11.00-20.00. Weekends are on a rota of 1 in 7 with time off in lieu. There is the potential to focus on a particular discipline for those wishing to specialise their nursing skills.

In return, our client is offering a generous salary and benefits package, depending on experience, that includes:-

  • 4 weeks holiday per year
  • CPD allowance and time off to attend
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Staff discount scheme
  • Employee assistance programme

The Candidate: 

This is a great opportunity for a caring, compassionate, enthusiastic Nurse to support a team of highly experienced and dedicated clinicians. 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. You may have already passed or are interested in pursuing further advanced qualifications in general nursing practice or in specific areas such as internal medicine, oncology, critical care and pain management.


Role: Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse - Rotational

Type: Small Animal

Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Start: ASAP

Hours: Monday to Friday 07.30-16.30 with 1 late shift in 7 of 11.00-20.00

Weekends: 1 in 7 weekends with time off in lieu

Salary: Dependent on experience

Ref: JN -032019-9396

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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