The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Nurse to join our team at Moorview Referrals. We are looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking nurse who has an interest in inpatient care, surgery, ECC, Medicine and imaging diagnostics. 

You will see a very interesting and varied caseload which will encourage you to utilise the skill set you have acquired along your career path thus far. We in return encourage you to develop these skills further by supporting you with CPD funding for certificates in areas of interest and mutual benefit.

You will work a varied rota rotating through different departments weekly. Working 5 x times 8hrs shifts Monday-Friday. With a 1:5/6 weekends and time off in Lieu following weekend shifts allowing a good work, life balance.

About Us

We are a small animal referral centre, with great facilities at our state of the art purpose-built hospital, including MRI, CT, 3 ultrasounds, ECG, digital radiography and fluoroscopy. We offer referral services in orthopaedics, soft tissue surgery, neurology, internal medicine, ECC and cardiology. Our practice is ideally situated, within easy reach of the stunning Northumberland coastline and the cultural delights of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Our team includes 18 vets, 35 nurses and a Neurology diplomat and resident. All of our vets and some of our Nurses are certificate holders in their designated field or in the process of completing their certificates. We are a friendly practice, with a good work ethic and great team work. We will support your interests through our generous CPD allowance and ensure you are refreshed with ample holidays and look after you with our wellbeing programme.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for a dedicated RVN who works well within a team and has an interest in referral caseload.

Benefits (subject to pro rata)

• 4 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
• 3 days paid CPD leave
• £550 CPD allowance per annum
• RCVS Membership paid
• Service based holiday entitlement increases
• VDS cover
• Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
• Enhanced paternity pay
• Birthday leave
• Discounted veterinary fees
• My Benefits – various discounts including retail & gym memberships
• Cycle to Work scheme
• Pension
• CPD/training support
• Paid bereavement leave
• Company sick pay
• Employee opinion survey
• Free uniform in a number of roles
• Annual pay reviews
• Social events
• Academy & Leadership courses
• Focus on employee wellbeing
• Relocation packages
• Career progression opportunities
• Free flu jabs

As a BAME and LGBT+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long term health conditions, and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

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