Registered Veterinary Nurse - Oncology

  • Location

    High Wycombe

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Excellent Salary and Benefits

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -052024-31303

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Expiry date:


Registered Veterinary Nurse - Oncology- High Wycombe

Type: Small Animal

Location: High Wycombe

Practice: Group Practice - The hospital is operational 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and can offer the most advanced treatment options available for Orthopaedic, Neurology, Soft Tissue, Oncology, and Internal Medicine cases. There is a 1.5T high-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computerised tomography (CT) suite on-site, and the hospital has invested in the latest direct digital radiography systems (also known as radiographs or X-rays) (DR). They routinely use computerised gait analysis to aid in the diagnosis of complex multi-limb lameness and employ the same technology to monitor recovery from surgery.

Role: As a member of the Oncology nursing team you will interact with clients and patients, conduct follow up chemotherapy consultations and monitor patient treatment protocols. You will be given full training and support to follow chemotherapy protocols of common cancers, monitor treatment success and treatment side effects.

Duties: Your responsibilities will include assisting staging cases, participating in diagnostic imaging modalities, monitoring sedation and anaesthesia, administering chemotherapy (after full training and support) managing admissions and discharges, client liaison. You will also assist in giving thorough handovers to evening staff of any inpatients staying overnight; making sure they are happy with any protocol and after care required. 

Hours: This is a full-time position, 40 hours a week – 4 or 5 days per week and provide coverage for around two Bank Holidays annually. Earliest start is 07:00 and latest finish 20:30, typically rotating through earlies and lates on a weekly basis.

Applicant Requirements:

  • RVN Qualification 
  • Experience in referral nursing 
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively 
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a commitment to patient safety

Salary: £36,000 DOE


  • 6.6 weeks annual leave
  • 4-day work week
  • Your birthday as a paid day off
  • Private medical insurance
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Non-accidental injury support
  • £550 CPD allowance
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Access to Vetlexicon
  • All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • All their Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via their Care Fund
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme
  • BVA membership
  • VDS cover
  • RCVS fees
  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Discounted staff pet care

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