Willows Veterinary Centre & referral service

Solihull, England, United Kingdom Remote

Full time

Veterinary Nurses


May 20

This job vacancy is "Expired"


Location: Highlands Road, Shirley, Solihull

Hours: Part time

Practice: Willows Veterinary Centre and Referral Service


Come and join the Willows family!

As one of the leading small animal referral centres in the UK, we have been delivering excellence in pet healthcare for over 30 years. We currently have a vacancy for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our amazing night nursing team. Our aim is to deliver gold-standard veterinary care to our patients with care and dedication to make this a better world for pets.

We would love to hear from nurses who are keen to develop their skills and specialise in referral nursing.

We are widely known for the CPD we deliver and we encourage all our associates to develop their skills and knowledge. We have an outstanding multi-disciplinary team led by internationally renowned Specialists.

Working in our state-of-the-art referral centre, you will learn from the best. Willows provides an amazing opportunity for a rewarding career, working with an exceptionally friendly, professional and dedicated team of nurses. Ideally you should have at least one years’ experience as a qualified RVN. Experience of working in a referral environment is not required as full support and training will be provided for the successful candidates.

Our Specialist 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. We also operate a busy primary care service.

Your role and responsibilities

We are currently recruiting for a talented Night Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) to support our existing teams in providing exceptional care to our patients.

You will work as part of our large, multidisciplinary team consisting of clinicians, residents, interns, nurses and patient care assistants. 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 a variety of cases. This is a rewarding and challenging role, we pride ourselves on working as ONE TEAM, to provide our patients with the best possible care, through teamwork.

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


  • Salary £27,000 if newly qualified, ranging upwards from £28,000 if qualified for 1 year or more, DOE
  • RCVS membership and VDS fees paid
  • We are committed to developing our Associates, we offer a CPD allowance, time off for CPD and an extensive learning and development programme
  • Enhanced Equal Family leave
  • Enhanced sickness policy
  • Life Assurance
  • E-car scheme
  • Discounted vet fees for your own pets
  • Discount on PetPlan
  • Wellbeing and employee appreciation initiatives ranging from weekly free fruit, eye care vouchers, gym membership discount, Cycle2Work and a staff discount 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.

If you are interested or would like more information contact Vicky Maund, Head of Nursing Services at Willows on, or please visit our website

Please apply below with your CV!

If you are currently a Linnaeus Associate, please contact the Talent Acquisition team to register your interest, further details can be found on The Link.

Be part of an amazing global family – Linnaeus and Mars Veterinary Health

Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets. We are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team. Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 Veterinary Health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets.

Linnaeus is an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, we are committed to fostering a culture that is inclusive and diverse for all our associates.

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