Dick White Referrals

Veterinary Night Nursing Assistant


Job Title:            Veterinary Night Nursing Assistant

Date Created:    September 2019

Reports to:         Night Nursing Assistant Supervisor

Job Summary:

Develop your career with DWR and be part of something special! An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and enthusiastic animal lover to join our vibrant Night Nursing Team as a Nursing Assistant working in our busy, purpose-built referral centre that is fully equipped with the surgical equipment and diagnostic facilities commensurate with a flagship specialist veterinary clinic. The position will involve all aspects of animal care of inpatients across a wide range of disciplines including critical care. Veterinary experience is not necessary as full training will be provided.

In a typical night you can expect assist the Nurses with inpatient care, administering oral medication, monitoring and recording accurately, feeding and walking  as well as ensuring the wards and kennels are cleaned are restocked.

Successful Candidate:

You will be highly organised and have a passion and drive for delivering outstanding client and patient care and . 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.

This is a full time role working 12 hours shifts between the hours of 18.00 and 06.00 on a rota basis of 4 nights on (working) and 5 nights off.

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


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

  • Basic salary £19,010 to £20,588
  • Organised in-house CPD
  • Fully funded training for ANA with opportunity to progress to L3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing
  • 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.

Closing date: 21st October 2019. 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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