Dick White Referrals

Veterinary Night Nurse – RVN


Job Title:            Night Nurse – RVN

Date Created:    April 2019

Reports to:        Nurse Manager

Job Summary:

Develop your career with DWR and be part of something special!  An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and enthusiastic qualified Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our vibrant Night Nursing Team working in our busy, purpose-built hospital that is fully equipped with the surgical equipment and diagnostic facilities commensurate with a flagship specialist veterinary hospital. The position will involve all aspects of nursing care of inpatients across a wide range of disciplines including critical care.

Successful Candidate:

You will have excellent all-round nursing skills, with a passion and drive for delivering outstanding client and 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.

As a Night nurse you will have the opportunity to work in all our wards , this will include surgery, medicine, neurology , ophthalmology, cats & ICU . Nurses are allocated to a ward for the duration of their set of shift’s which allows you to get to know your patients & recognise changes in their condition.  You will work along side a team of nurse’s, nursing assistants & two interns overnight, with specialist from each department on call.  You will deal with a range of care for our inpatient’s & will also help deal with  emergencies that are admitted after hours.  No night is the same! which makes working nights interesting & challenging, with generous time off giving you a good work life balance.

We are able to consider full or part time applications for this role working between the hours of 6.30 pm and 6.30 am on a rota basis. Full time would be 12 hour shifts, 4 nights on (working) and 5 nights off , part time would be negotiated within this.  Referral nursing experience is not necessary as full training will be provided.

You can expect daily opportunities to learn and develop your skills!


As you would expect from the UK’s largest private veterinary referral hospital we offer an inspiring and friendly working environment together with career development opportunities and an excellent package and benefits that include:

  • Basic Salary £25,007 – £27,678
  • Dedicated CPD allowance
  • Organised in-house CPD and fully funded training for DipAVN and ECC certificates
  • Pension
  • Generous leave allowance
  • Annual Bonus Scheme
  • Access to Private Medical cover
  • Personal Health Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

If you share our passion for delivering excellence, trust and care then we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to vacancies@dwr.co.uk
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