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Linnaeus Multi-disciplinary Registered Veterinary Nurse in Shirley, United Kingdom

Multidisciplinary Registered Veterinary Nurse

Location: Willows Referrals

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: 38 hours/week

Salary: From £28,000, depending on experience

Your role and responsibilities

The successful applicant will be given training and support to take their career to the next level. We are able to offer exciting opportunities for nurses who share our commitment to excellence and a desire to provide world-class care and customer service.

Willows are currently recruiting for a talented Multi-disciplinary Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) to support our existing teams in providing exceptional care to our patients.

You will work as part of our large, multi-disciplinary team consisting of consultants, residents, interns, nurses and Patient Care Assistants (PCA). You will see a large and varied referral and emergency caseload, allowing you to work within an exceptional team and develop your career whilst being exposed to cases from all disciplines, including ECC, neurology, dermatology, cardiology, surgery, oncology, ophthalmology, and internal medicine. This is a rewarding and challenging role that will require teamwork and dedication to each service and their patients.

Your daily duties will include effective communication with referring veterinary practices; developing care plans in conjunction with consultants; case handovers and communication, liaising with all disciplines to facilitate gold-standard patient care; prioritising and providing holistic inpatient care in a timely manner; supporting patients undergoing general anaesthesia and sedation; facilitating diagnostic procedures, including radiography, ultrasound, CT and endoscopy, and the delivery of specialist and emergency care.

Joining us will allow you to work within an exceptional team and develop your career whilst being exposed to cases from all disciplines.

Referral experience is not essential, as full training will be provided.


  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays and Birthday Leave

  • RCVS and 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

Willows Veterinary Centre and Referral Service is one of the leading small animal referral centres in the world, having been delivering the highest possible standard of pet healthcare for over 30 years.

Our vision is to provide an unrivalled clinical, patient, client and team experience that is recognised for excellence across the world. Our values centre around the care of our patients, our clients, our referring vets, each other, and the environment to make a Better World for Pets.

Willows is widely known for delivery of CPD, and we strongly encourage all our associates to continually develop their skills and knowledge. We employ over 250 associates working as part of an outstanding multi-disciplinary team led by internationally-renowned Specialists.

Our service teams include Orthopaedics, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Internal Medicine, Clinical Nutrition, Oncology, Soft Tissue Surgery, Cardiology, Dermatology, Emergency and Critical Care, Anaesthesia and Analgesia, Diagnostic Imaging and Physiotherapy.

In-patient care is a priority and includes 24-hour veterinary and nursing cover, with support from a team of emergency vets and Interns. Our hospital facilities are of the highest quality, including on-site Siemens 64-slice CT, Siemens 1.5T MRI, two in-theatre mobile image intensifiers, two digital radiography rooms, ultrasonography, electro diagnostics, video endoscopy and an extensive range of advanced surgical equipment.

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 this role, please click the Apply Button or for more information, please feel free to reach out directly to our Referral Nursing Talent Acquisition Business Partner – Becca Thompson at