Registered Veterinary Nurse – Whittlesford Hospital, Cambridgeshire

Job Type
Reporting to
Head Nurse


We are looking for a self-motivated RVN to join our friendly team of Nurses on a Day rota. You will be required to work at our busy Whittlesford hospital 4 days a week and one shift a week working between our Longstanton or Cottenham practices. The successful candidate will come on board on a 42 hour a week contract. Previous hospital experience is not essential as ongoing support will be given. We are looking for an RVN who will help us maintain our gold standard of care. We support and encourage nurses to develop their area of interest and to achieve further qualifications.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • 28 days holiday, including entitlement for bank holidays. Our nurses work 1 bank holiday a year)
  • As of 1st January 2020 holiday allowance will increase to 25 days per annum plus bank holidays plus Birthday Day.
  • Holiday entitlement increase with years of service
  • RCVS fees paid
  • £500 CPD allowance with 2 days off to attend (Higher budget/courses negotiable)
  • Staff discount scheme on own pet treatments
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Occupational Health Scheme
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Tax free childcare
  • Scope to take on extra shifts for extra pay should you wish to

Shift: 42 hours a week. Monday to Friday and 1 in 10 Saturday or Sundays. 4 week days covering at Whittlesford and 1 set week day covering at Cottenham and Longstanton. The weekend rotation will be at Whittlesford.

Information About Us

Our Vision:

To be recognised as an exceptional and trusted provider of primary veterinary care to our patients and clients within the communities that we serve. Every patient, every client, every visit.

Village Vet is a progressive, forward thinking, premium veterinary group with small and medium sized first opinion practices, 4 large 24-hour hospitals and a referral centre. Village Vet is based in London, Hertfordshire and Cambridge. We believe in supporting and investing in our staff, investing in our facilities and ensuring that our clients and their pets receive only the very best, modern first opinion or specialist care. Our staff are motivated and encouraged to gain additional certifications across all levels of employment and we offer career progression within our group. We have a strong recognisable brand and we are looking for people who share our vision and our culture. We have over 300 staff members across our 32 sites and are very proud of our achievements and our reputation in the veterinary profession.

Your Main Responsibilities

  • Working as a Veterinary Nurse across all areas of the hospital (Surgery, Procedures, Wards and Consultation)
  • Monitoring anaesthetics and assisting with veterinary procedures
  • Ensuring that set nursing practices and protocols are maintained to the current best practice standards
  • Clinical Coach to a student

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