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Oncology Registered Veterinary Nurse (Full Time) Morley

Abbey House Veterinary Hospital
Morley, Leeds
Salary Competitive
Closing date
7 Jun 2021

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Animal Health, Small Animal, Hospital, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
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Job Details

Abbey House is a primary care, multi-site practice based in Morley, West Yorkshire. Founded in 1977 it now has five practices in:

  • Morley
  • Rothwell
  • Cleckheaton
  • Kippax
  • Batley

We offer preventative and routine services to pets, plus the out of hours emergency and critical care service (Leeds Emergency Vets) for both our own clients and those of other local veterinary practices. Three of our branches have full operating and laboratory facilities, and all have on-site dispensaries.

We are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse who has an Interest in achieving a relevant advanced nursing qualification. For this role, you must have experience of working in a multidisciplinary (tier 3) Hospital environment and/or with referral specialist and experience of working in an advanced oncology department. You must have knowledge of a wide range of chemotherapy drugs and the relevant health and safety precautions that need to be taken.

You must also be highly experienced in the successful placement of first time i/v catheters ("clean stick") along with good communication skills including experience of in-depth oncology nurse appointments, confident and experienced in small animal anaesthesia and surgery. Knowledge and experience of advanced imaging techniques, plus laparoscopic / arthroscopic investigative procedures is also a must.

Desirable skills:

  • Experience working as a dedicated Oncology Nurse, familiarity with a “palliative care” approach
  • Commitment to treating the patient, not just the cancer.
  • A full driving license would also be beneficial as you may be required at other practices on occasion



40 hours per week 

Start times between 8 and 9am - 1-hour unpaid lunch, 8-hour shifts 

Based at Morley, but may be required to support our branches

1:4 weekends Required to work some Bank holidays

• 6.6 weeks holiday and a day off for your
• Generous CPD allowance and up to five days for CPD plus
industry-leading, Linnaeus in house CPD program
• RCVS/VDS membership fees paid
• Linnaeus wellness program
• Pension scheme
• Eyecare vouchers/flu jab
• Cycle to work scheme
• Generous associate discount


Welcome to our practice and thank you for entrusting the care of your pet to us. We understand the special bond that exists between pets and their owners and we will do our very best to look after you both.

We believe you have made a wise decision by choosing Abbey House to look after your pets as we have been caring for sick animals in West Yorkshire for over 25 years. We set our own very high standards and our objective is simply to provide the best care for you and your pet. Our hospital in Morley is approved and inspected by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and exceeds the exacting standards necessary to qualify as a veterinary hospital.

Several of our vets are certificate holders who specialise in specific areas and are able to perform more detailed investigations and procedures. We are very proud of their expertise and many practices throughout Yorkshire and the North East refer cases to us.

Find Us
0113 252 5818
52 Commercial Street
LS27 8AG
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