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Linnaeus Registered Veterinary Nurse in Oldbury, United Kingdom

Role: Registered Veterinary Nurse

Salary: £25,311-£32,799 (D.O.E. and pay banding)

Location: Blacks Vets, Oldbury

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week (part-time applications considered). Weekends are approx. 1:4 with TOIL.

Your role and responsibilities

We are excited to announce that we are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our award-winning friendly team. You'll primarily be based mainly at our Oldbury Branch (B68 8LJ), with some cover of shifts at our local surrounding branches. Weekends will be at our Main Branch Hospital in Dudley (DY2 7BT).

You'll be working as a strong team member within Blacks Vets supporting the care of animals receiving treatment, providing expert nursing care for sick animals.

You'll play a significant role in educating owners on maintaining the health of their pets, carry out technical work, undertaking a range of diagnostic tests, medical treatments, and minor surgical procedures, under veterinary direction. Adhere to the rules set out in the RCVS Code of Professional Conduct.

As a qualified Registered Veterinary Nurse, you'll act as a role model for the nursing team, positively encouraging and supporting new and existing team members.

We are looking for someone who strives to give the best experience to patients, clients and colleagues, as well as being able to work in a fast-paced environment pace, demonstrating commitment to the progression of clinical, nursing and client care.

As well as use your initiative to facilitate the progression of Blacks Vets as a whole, and always looking to innovate by sharing your ideas, as well as having willingness to learn new skills, and processes to further the progression of the Practice and Nursing Team.

Below is just some of our fantastic benefits:

  • 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave.

  • RCVS & VDS fees paid.

  • External CPD funded.

  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program.

  • Career progression opportunities.

  • Staff discount schemes.

  • Life Assurance.

  • Enhanced sickness pay.

  • Enhanced equal family leave.

  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme.

  • Employer contribution pension scheme

  • Wellness program including:

  • Employee assistance program.

  • Eyecare voucher scheme.

  • Free annual Flu jab.

  • Cycle to work scheme.

  • Recruitment referral reward scheme

About us

We are a small animal, First Opinion and Referral Practice with a strong vet team of 15 including 6 Certificate holders (Cardiology, Dermatology, Soft tissue/Orthopaedic/Medicine, and Surgery.

Blacks Vets are an award winning practice, independently voted twice as 'Best UK Vet', 'Practice of the Year' and winning the RCVS 'Wellbeing and Client Service' award 2018 and 'Best Place to Work' 2019. We were also featured on Channel 4's The Interview and BBC2 Me and My Dog.

We know we are only as good as the people we employ and that is why everyone who joins us has been carefully selected because of the special qualities they can bring to our team.

With over 50 years experience, we pride ourselves on being family vets for family pets. We have constantly pushed the boundaries on delivering the highest pet care through the calibre and qualifications of our Vets and Nurses and through the friendliness and professionalism of our Client Care teams.

Big enough to offer award-winning care, facilities and expertise for the Black Country's much-loved pets. Small enough to care for client and employees alike treating them as unique individuals - family matters to us.

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 the role or for an informal chat to discuss further, please get in touch with Paige Suckley at