• Multi Disciplinary Referral Nurse

    Location: Edison Business Park, Hindle Way, Off Dorcan Way, Swindon, Wiltshire Hours: Referrals Practice: Eastcott Veterinary Referrals Salary: £27,921 – £29,854 depending on experience Practice Details Eastcott Veterinary Referrals

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 (RVN) 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) and wards as well as assisting our emergency critical care department. 

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 a multidisciplinary referral nurse, you will be working alongside all of our highly knowledgeable teams. 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.

Hours: 40hrs per week, 1:8 weekends



  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD programmes
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • Primary care and referral hospital, excellent team ethos and loyal clients
  • Pension scheme – automatic enrolment and completely hassle free
  • Discount for own pets
  • Wellness program including:
    • Employee assistance programme
    • Eyecare voucher scheme
    • Free annual flu jab
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Childcare vouchers
    • 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.


Part of an amazing global family

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.

Our Associates are fundamental to our success and 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.


We would love to hear from you, please contact Anna Smith at [email protected] if have any questions about the role or to apply, please complete the application form below.

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