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Internal Medicine Registered Veterinary Nurse

Veterinary Specialists Scotland (VSS)
Livingston, United Kingdom
£30,000 per annum
Closing date
27 Dec 2023

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Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Job Title: Internal Medicine Registered Veterinary Nurse

Salary up to £30,000 per annum, dependent on experience.

Location: Veterinary Specialists Scotland, Livingston

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: Full or Part Time

About us

Due to continued expansion of our internal medicine department within our state-of-the-art Veterinary Hospital located in Livingston, we are looking for a passionate RVN to join our Internal medicine service.

Veterinary Specialists Scotland (VSS) is a newly established, multi-disciplinary referral hospital between Edinburgh & Glasgow that opened in October 2020. The clinic premises have been purpose built to deliver the highest standards of veterinary care, while also providing a beautiful and pleasant working environment.

The team’s core values are excellence in patient, client, colleague, and referring vet care, and we place a strong emphasis on team and collaborative working. We are looking for Veterinary Nurses who share our ethos and passion to help make VSS a supportive, stimulating, and enjoyable place to practise veterinary medicine and surgery to the highest standard.

Your role and responsibilities

As in internal medicine RVN, you will predominantly work within internal medicine. Responsibilities include providing high quality care to patients in our wards and intensive care unit. Also, assisting with procedures such as endoscopy and advanced imaging, including radiography, ultrasound, CT and Interventional Radiography Procedures.

We can consider candidates who would like to work part time, and we can also consider a 4 day working week.

Working within our dynamic clinical team, the successful candidates will ideally have a good background in referral work, however this is not essential, any nurses who have at least 1 years worth of qualified experience will be fully supported with their step into referrals. As a member of the Linnaeus family, we are committed to the professional development of our nurses, therefore provide comprehensive support and resources to help individuals reach their full potential.

As well as the opportunity to help shape the future of veterinary referral care in Scotland, we offer a competitive salary and generous benefits package.

  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays and Birthday Leave
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD programme
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Sick Pay
  • Enhanced Equal Family Leave
  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme
  • Employer contribution pension scheme
  • Wellness programme including:
  • Employee assistance program
  • Eyecare voucher scheme
  • Free annual Flu jab
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Recruitment referral reward scheme

Part of an amazing global family

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 Veterinary Health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best - caring for pets.

Our Associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team.

Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates

We’d love to hear from you so please contact for more information or an informal chat.


Veterinary Specialists Scotland is a modern, multi-disciplinary referral hospital at Deer Park, Livingston, close to Edinburgh and Glasgow.

We have created a state-of-the-art facility and assembled a team of highly motivated specialists, nurses and support colleagues, to deliver the best possible clinical care to pets from all over Scotland and Northern England.

Company info
1 Deer Park Road
West Lothian
EH54 8AG
United Kingdom

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