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Linnaeus Registered Veterinary Nurse (Nights) in St Albans, United Kingdom

Your role and responsibilities

Village Vet has a new Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) position available to join our 24hr hospital as part of the night team. Our purpose-built hospital is located in St Albans, Hertfordshire, which is an area boasting great countryside and unparalleled access to London.

Our facilities have been awarded 'hospital and emergency centre' status under the RCVS Practice Standards Scheme and is very well-equipped with full digital diagnostic facilities, laboratory, full operating theatres, separate dog and cat wards and ample parking on site.

You will be part of a dedicated and talented night team helping deliver the highest standard of patient care. The team consists of 1 Vet and 1 RVN, and you are supported by a Client Care Assistant on site until 8 pm. In addition, there is always an on-call nurse to provide assistance overnight, if needed.

We have a highly stimulating and rewarding caseload and duties that include both caring for our inpatients as well as assisting with emergencies. This is, therefore, a fantastic opportunity for an experienced RVN wishing to develop their Emergency and Critical Care (ECC) skills and interests.

Further qualifications are encouraged and supported, and we provide extensive opportunities for learning to ensure professional and clinical development.


  • Full time

  • Average 30hrs/week 4 nights on 8 nights off rota to include weekdays/weekends and a share of the Bank holiday rota.


  • 5 weeks' holiday + bank holidays + 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

  • Wellness program including:

  • Employee assistance program

  • Eyecare voucher scheme

  • Free annual Flu jab

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Recruitment referral reward scheme

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.

About us

We are a well-established, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) accredited, small animal Primary Care Practice that covers the locations of London, Hertfordshire, and Cambridgeshire. Alongside all our primary care services we also have four 24-hour continuous care hospitals made up of our highly certified Specialists and general practice staff to ensure the highest form of veterinary care for the benefit of pets and clients alike.

We would love to hear from you, please contact Purvi Kataria at if have any questions about the role or to apply, please complete the application form below.