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Registered Veterinary Nurse (Nights) - Hampstead

Village Vet
London, United Kingdom
£37,000 per annum, Up to, depending on experience
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

This is a perfect opportunity to join a great team at the Hampstead Veterinary Hospital, ahead of their expansion in 2024.

We are offering the opportunity for a proactive, dedicated Night RVN, to join the Vet-24 Night team based at Village Vet Hampstead.

Rota: 5 nights on 10 nights off rolling rota.

Your role and responsibilities

The role is hands on and duties will include but are not limited to:
  • Assignment of cases to nurse and support throughout your shifts, with a proactive, holistic approach to inpatient care, under the guidance of the Veterinary Surgeon.
  • Triage out of hours calls and visits to the hospital, supporting the veterinary surgeon with appointments, treatments and procedures.
  • Be actively involved in nurse-led patient handover from the night team to the day team, providing detailed clinical updates of any current and new inpatients.
  • Participate in the cleaning and maintenance of all areas of the hospital, alongside the Patient Care Assistant Team.
  • Be active in Continued Professional Development, with the possibility of partaking in extra studies in support of the emergency and critical care lifestyle, adopted by an out of hours service.

We are recruiting for a Tier 2/3 RVN to join the night nurse team, where you will be working alongside the Clinical Team to support effective management of overnight and urgent care patients.

Our Nurse Career Framework also supports an industry leading pay scale of bands and associated tiers to reflect appropriate remuneration for the skill set held while identifying future goals and opportunities. Our nurse teams are actively supported in their career development as part of the Linnaeus Nursing Career Framework, which is designed to support career progression and development via clinically focussed pathways and/or a people leadership pathway.

CPD including advanced qualifications is actively encouraged as this facilitates development of skills for veterinary nursing teams.

About us

Village Vet Hampstead, (part of Linnaeus) is well-established small animal hospital, in Belsize Park North London which serves as a 24-hour emergency clinic for many North London Practices. Hampstead hospital is based in North London, a short walk from Belsize Park Tube and local amenities. The hospital is well equipped over 4 floors where we have everything you would expect, including full diagnostic facilities, an on-site laboratory, an Intensive care unit (ICU), separate cat/dog wards, and a theatre suite. Our 24hr facilities ensure continuity of care for our patients and provide a highly stimulating and rewarding caseload.

Hampstead Hospital We are proud to be an accredited dog friendly clinic via Dogs Trust and the British Veterinary Behaviour Association and have also gained ISFM gold Cat Friendly Status too.


• 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave

• RCVS & VDS fees paid

• External CPD allowance

• Extensive free Linnaeus CPD program

• Career progression opportunities

• Staff discount schemes (gym membership)

• Life Assurance

• Enhanced sickness pay.

• Enhanced equal family leave

• E-car salary sacrifice scheme

• Employer contribution pension scheme

• Wellness program including:

o Employee assistance program

o Eyecare voucher scheme

o Free annual Flu jab

o Cycle to work scheme

• Recruitment referral reward scheme.

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. For more information, click here


Our Vision:

To be recognised as an exceptional and trusted provider of primary veterinary care to our patients and clients within the communities that we serve. Every patient, every client, every visit.

Village Vet is a progressive, forward thinking, premium veterinary group with small and medium sized first opinion practices, 4 large 24-hour hospitals and a referral centre. Village Vet is based in London, Hertfordshire and Cambridge. We believe in supporting and investing in our staff, investing in our facilities and ensuring that our clients and their pets receive only the very best, modern first opinion or specialist care. Our staff are motivated and encouraged to gain additional certifications across all levels of employment and we offer career progression within our group. We have a strong recognisable brand and we are looking for people who share our vision and our culture. We have over 330 staff members across our 32 sites and are very proud of our achievements and our reputation in the veterinary profession.

Company info
0207 9164883
11 Belsize Terrace
London, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire

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