Permanent Oncology Registered Veterinary Nurse, Leeds

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    £23,700 – £27,700 p/a (DOE) FTE

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -032022-24603

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Oncology Registered Veterinary Nurse, Leeds

Type: Small animal

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire

Practice: This is a high-standard primary care and referral Tier 3 Hospital & Training Practice (proudly Cat Friendly) with four satellite clinics. Their facilities are excellent (4 theatres, separate cat/dog/rabbit wards plus ICU, CT, oncology suite, visiting MRI, scopes including laparoscopy, operating microscope, dental suite with x-ray, high spec internal lab with lab tech) and they have an experienced and supportive Nurse Leadership Team.  

Team: They are a friendly, welcoming team that enjoys bringing fun into the workplace. Their Associate Council organises regular events & they have made an exciting Engagement Action Plan together. They are also dedicated to promoting a healthy work-life balance and are working on their wellbeing agenda, with two trained Mental Health First Aiders on site. They are proud to hold the Investors in the Environment Bronze Award.  

Role: They are currently looking for an Oncology nurse. A Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) with experience or a keen interest in oncology would be considered. Training and support will be readily provided and there is a wealth of relevant CPD available

The role will involve:

  • Working in a dedicated oncology suite, supporting the oncology Vet(s)
  • Administration of chemotherapy
  • Discharging oncology patients and giving detailed aftercare instructions
  • Building strong relations with and maintaining regular personalised communication with clients
  • Quality of life consultations  
  • Taking blood, assisting with monitoring of lymph nodes, taking FNAs, CTs, x-rays, and ultrasound scans  
  • Responsibility for all day to day stock control and administration of the department (managing lab results, managing diary, emails)

Hours: This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week over 4 days (Thursdays off)

Salary: The salary on offer is competitive between £23,700 – £27,700 p/a (DOE) FTE

Other Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays on a pro-rata basis
  • Birthday leave
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • Employee Assistance Programme with BUPA
  • CPD allowance
  • Extensive learning and development programmes
  • Progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Discounts with PetPlan
  • Enhanced parental leave policy
  • Enhanced sickness policy
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Eyecare vouchers
  • Recruitment reward scheme
  • Gym membership discount
  • Flu vaccine voucher

Ref: JN -032022-24603

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