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Night Registered Veterinary Nurse

Dick White Referrals (DWR)
Six Mile Bottom, United Kingdom
Attractive Salary plus Benefits
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Job Title: Night Registered Veterinary Nurse

Salary: £30,000 -£34,000 per annum DOE

Location: Dick White Referrals

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: Full time, 4 on 5 off pattern, equivalent of 37.5 hours per week (part-time applicants considered)

About us

DWR Veterinary Specialists is one of the largest specialist multi-disciplinary veterinary referral centres in Europe, offering outstanding levels of clinical care in state-of-the-art facilities.

Our dedicated vets, nurses and nursing assistants, supported by the client care teams

teams, are committed to providing the highest quality surgical and medical care

for pets. Many of our clinicians are nationally or internationally recognised specialists in their field and bring unique experiences to care for pets.

We accept referrals in Anaesthesia, Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Dermatology, Diagnostic Imaging, Emergency and Critical Care, Internal Medicine Neurology and Neurosurgery, Oncology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Physiotherapy, Dentistry and Soft Tissue Surgery.

We have comprehensive and established clinical and non-clinical programmes for training, development and CPD.

Your role and responsibilities

Develop your career with DWR and be part of something special!

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and enthusiastic RVN to join the vibrant Night Team working in our busy, purpose-built clinic that is fully equipped with the surgical equipment and diagnostic facilities commensurate with a flagship specialist veterinary centre.

As a Night Nurse you will have the opportunity to work in all our wards, including ICU and nursing canine and feline patients across all disciplines. You will also be involved with the care and triage of emergencies admitted out of hours. Night Nurses are allocated to a ward for the duration of their set of shifts which will allow you to get to know your patients and recognise changes in their condition.

You will work alongside a team of Nurses, Nursing Assistants and Interns with a Specialist from each department on call.

No two nights are the same! This makes working nights interesting and challenging with generous time off, giving a good work life balance.

Please note that we are ideally looking for a full-time associate to join our team, working 12-hour shifts from 6.30pm to 6.30am on a 4 on 5 off pattern, however, part-time applicants would also be considered.

You 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 working environment whilst also being able to use your initiative and challenge the status quo. Referral nursing experience is not essential as full training will be provided.


• 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays and Birthday Leave

• RCVS and VDS fees paid

• External CPD funded

• Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program

• Career progression opportunities

• Staff discount schemes

• Enhanced sickness pay

• 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.

If you would like to apply for this role, please click the Apply Button or for more information, please feel free to reach out directly to our Referral Nursing Talent Acquisition Business Partner - Becca Thompson at


DWR is a multidisciplinary small animal veterinary referral centre in Six Mile Bottom, close to Cambridge and Newmarket. It receives a high case load from first opinion practitioners and offers services in a  wide range of discipline, each led by Board-certified Specialists.

We are proud to have an outstanding team of highly qualified veterinarians, veterinary nurses, physiotherapists and support staff. Each one of them is completely dedicated to the comfort and wellbeing of all of our patients.

Our services are all headed by Specialist veterinary surgeons. These are qualified veterinary surgeons who have completed extensive additional training and passed an examination that evaluates their knowledge and skill. Veterinary Specialists must be re-accredited every 5 years to prove that they have maintained their knowledge of, and activity within, their chosen speciality.

Company info
01638 572012
Station Farm
London Road
Six Mile Bottom

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