• Night Registered Veterinary Nurse

    Location: Unit 18b, Paragon Business Park, Red Hall Crescent, Wakefield Hours: Practice: Paragon Veterinary Referrals Salary: £24,600 - £27,000 Practice Details Paragon Veterinary Referrals

Paragon Referrals is a multi-disciplinary referral centre, providing gold standard care to cats and dogs. Paragon is proud to have developed a specialist out of hours inpatient care nursing team, including an out of hours supervisor. The inpatient care teamwork throughout all of the wards, nursing a wide variety of patients. 

Your role and responsibilities

This opportunity would suit a Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) who enjoys all aspects of inpatient nursing, including managing tubes and lines, caring for patients holistically, managing emergencies and providing high standards of care to a variety of canine and feline patients. We are looking for an individual who can work independently and part of a small group and also demonstrate excellent time management and organisational skills. The RVN would require outstanding verbal and written communication skills.

You will be working a 34 hour week Wednesday - Saturday 

Key duties will include: 

  • Delivering nursing care plans to numerous inpatients
  • Nursing intensive and critical patients
  • Performing handover to the team between shifts
  • Teaching and sharing knowledge
  • Infection control


  • 5 weeks holiday pro rata plus bank holidays (pro-rata) 
  • Salary dependant on experience
  • Staff discount scheme
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Employee assistance programme 
  • Increased maternity/ paternity 
  • Sick pay  

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 85,000 Petcare 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.

There are leadership and mentorship roles within Pets’n’Vets too, as well as opportunities to move into clinical and non-clinical roles within the wider group. Together, we can provide the highest standards in pet care and achieve our collective purpose: A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

If you would like to apply for this position or would simply like to discuss in a little more detail – please contact [email protected] or complete the application form below.

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