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Registered Veterinary Nurse

Rossdales Equine Hospital
Exning, Newmarket
Salary range £24,141pa to £27,124pa plus a housing and duty allowance of £4576pa
Closing date
15 Dec 2023
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Equine, Hospital, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Rossdales are seeking a qualified and experienced registered Veterinary Nurse to join our friendly and dedicated nursing team.

About Us            

Rossdales is an exclusively equine practice with more than 60 veterinary surgeons and over 120 support staff.

For more than 30 years, Rossdales has been committed to employing qualified Registered Veterinary Nurses (RVNs) and Registered Equine Veterinary Nurses (REVNs). Our professional team of nurses have joined us from a number of diverse backgrounds, bringing a high level of commitment and skills.


Exning is a village in the West Suffolk district, Eastern England. It lies off the A14 trunk road, roughly 12 miles east-northeast of Cambridge and 10 miles south-southeast of Ely. The nearest large town is Newmarket.

The Role

The hospital nursing team is on call to provide care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Our nurses are key members of our clinical team and work alongside our vets, providing the treatment and care needed to ensure that each patient has the best chance of a healthy outcome.

This position will involve all aspects of nursing care of inpatients across a wide range of disciplines, including intensive care, assisting with neonatal, theatre, standing surgery and intensive care.

This is a full-time position, with shifts between the hours of 06:00 and 20:00, Monday to Friday, on the core nursing team rota. On-call duties are shared across the nursing team. Currently, this is approximately on a 1:4 basis (weekday nights and weekends).

Successful Candidate

The successful candidate will have excellent all-round nursing skills, with a passion and drive for delivering outstanding patient care. You will be a  team player who enjoys working in a supportive environment whilst also being able to use your own initiative. You can expect many opportunities to learn and develop your skills.

The Package

We offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • Enhanced holiday
  • Opportunity to buy and sell holiday
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced family schemes, including maternity, paternity and parental leave
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • Health Shield
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • RCVS and two other memberships paid
  • VDS paid
  • Excellent CPD package

For further information, please email Philippa Blake, Clinical Services Manager, at or call the contact number provided.

To submit your CV and a covering letter, please click the apply now button.


Rossdales is an internationally renowned equine veterinary practice in Newmarket providing first opinion, emergency, referral and laboratory services via our ambulatory practice, Rossdales Equine Hospital & Diagnostic Centre and Beaufort Cottage Laboratories.

For more than 50 years, our reputation as a world leader in equine veterinary healthcare has been built on expertise, the provision of innovative and specialised treatments, and our commitment to providing an always-available quality service.

Today Rossdale & Partners is the largest equine practice in the UK and indeed in Europe, providing world class facilities and employing 35 veterinary surgeons and almost 100 support staff, who are dedicated to providing a personalised, high quality, ethical service to horse owners and to referring veterinary surgeons.

Continual investment in the latest veterinary technology, techniques and infrastructure, together with the attraction of dedicated expert and specialist equine veterinarians, has not only ensured the creation of one of the largest Thoroughbred ambulatory practices in Europe but has also provided the facilities and expertise to encourage the development of one of the largest equine referral practices, admitting all types of equine patient.

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Rossdales Equine Hospital & Diagnostic Centre
Cotton End Road

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