Due to to continued expansion we have an exciting opportunity for a Twilight RVN to join our team. This position would be suitable for anyone looking to expand their knowledge and skills in all aspects of veterinary nursing.
The role of the Twilight RVN is vital to the provision of high standards of inpatient care. The purpose of this position is to work closely alongside the day team and also the dedicated night team ensuring the day is wrapped up as smoothly as possible to support the overnight staff and patients within our care. As your core working ours will be working predominantly in the evening you will also be given a good insight into emergency and critical care, meaning this is also a great stepping stone into night work if this was something you are considering in the future. Joining us will allow you to work within an exceptional team and develop your career whilst being exposed to cases from all disciplines. This is a full-time, permanent position working 40hrs a week, 2pm-10pm.Weekends are 1:4 working either Saturday OR Sunday, paid at an overtime rate Referral experience is not essential, as full training will be provided.
We have a dedicated veterinary nursing central support team (VNCST) that works together to assist both individuals and nursing teams across our practices. Through the four pillars (Pre-registration Experience team, Post-registration Programme team, Professional Development team and the Field Nursing Managers) in the VNCST, providing support for veterinary nurses at all stages of their careers.
One of our main focuses for veterinary nursing at Linnaeus is professional development. We assist our ambitious veterinary nurses across our primary care and referral practices, providing every associate with the opportunity to achieve their full potential. We have developed a veterinary nursing career framework to build clear nursing structures and pathways to support nurse progression, utilisation, and career development. This has further expanded the career pathways available for our veterinary nurses to progress should they wish.
We also offer a multitude of professional development opportunities, including webinars, modular courses, or more in-depth programmes developed specifically for primary care or referral nurses in a particular discipline. We aim to create opportunities for our veterinary nurses to grow, creating a robust nursing population who can have lifelong careers. Benefits
- 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
- RCVS and VDS fees paid
- External CPD funded
- Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
- Career progression opportunities
- Staff discount schemes
- Company pension
- Enhanced sickness pay
- Enhanced equal family leave
- Life Assurance policy (4 x basic salary)
- Access to private medical care on an opt-in basis
- Recruitment referral reward scheme
- Free on-site parking
- E-car salary sacrifice scheme
- Wellness program including:
- Employee assistance program
- Eyecare voucher scheme
- Free annual Flu jab
- Cycle-to-work scheme
Northwest Veterinary Specialists, formerly Northwest Surgeons, established in 2003, grew from a family run business to become one of the Northwest's leading orthopaedic referral hospitals. Following the introduction of Internal Medicine in 2009, Northwest Veterinary Specialists evolved into a Multi-Discipline Veterinary Hospital.
We are situated in a purpose-built multi-discipline Veterinary Hospital offering 24 hour in-patient care facilities with a qualified clinical team, located just off Junction 12 of the M56.
At Northwest Veterinary Specialists, we aim to enhance the lives of our patients by providing effective, appropriate surgical and medical solutions when specialist input is required from our growing Discipline teams, which now include a wide range of services including neurology, orthopaedic, soft tissue surgery, internal medicine, diagnostic imaging, physiotherapy, anaesthesia and oncology.
At Linnaeus, we are committed to supporting the physical and mental health of all our Associates. We have an amazing team of Mental Health First Aiders (MHFA) across our practices and central support office in addition to a confidential Employee Assistance Programme which is available for everyone.