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Linnaeus Referral Anaesthesia Focused Registered Veterinary Nurse in Swindon, United Kingdom

Job Title: Referral Anaesthesia Focused Registered Veterinary Nurse

Salary: £27,921 – £29,854 per year.

Location: Eastcott Veterinary Hospital, Swindon

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Hours: 40 hours per week, 1 in 8 weekends

About us

Eastcott Veterinary Hospital is an RCVS Accredited Multidisciplinary Referral Practice based in Swindon, Wiltshire, just off the M4. Our referral hospital is led by a team of Veterinary Specialists who provide an exceptionally high level of clinical and surgical veterinary care. The hospital is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities in all disciplines, and our team offers a warm welcome to referring vets, clients, and patients.

Your role and responsibilities

As our busy hospital is expanding, we are looking to hire an enthusiastic and confident Registered Veterinary Nurse with an anaesthesia focus, to rotate through a range of specialist departments. Disciplines you will work in include medicine, imaging, dentistry, ophthalmology, and surgery (to include soft tissue, orthopaedics, neurology).

This position will expose you to a wide range of interesting cases, allowing development and expansion of your nursing skills and knowledge in a variety of areas. As an anaesthesia focused referral nurse, ​you will be working directly with ours anaesthetists and our expanding referral case load will guarantee you are able to nurse a variety of patients and interesting cases with support and training provided.

The ideal candidate will have experience in either a hospital or referral department (although this is not essential) and be at least 1 year qualified.


  • 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

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 Program 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