Dick White Referrals

Night Nurse


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.


Job Title:            Night Nurse

Date created:    August 2019

Report to:          Nurse Manager

Job Summary:

As a Night Nurse you will have the opportunity to work in all our wards, including surgery, medicine, neurology, ophthalmology, feline, and ICU. You will also be involved with the care 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.

This is a full time position working four 12-hour shifts from 6.30pm to 6.30am with five nights off .

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

Successful candidate

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.


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

Basic salary      £25,007 to £ 27,678 and paid overtime

Supplementary bonus of £2000 – £4000 payable for holders of ECC certificate and DipAVN

Organised in-house CPD and fully funded training for DipAVN and ECC certificate

Dedicated CPD allowance


Generous leave allowance

Annual bonus scheme

Access to private medical cover

Personal health insurance

Life insurance

Childcare vouchers

Cycle to work scheme

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

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


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