• Night Registered Veterinary Nurse

    Location: Unit 18b, Paragon Business Park, Red Hall Crescent, Wakefield Hours: Referrals, Full time, Nights Practice: Paragon Veterinary Referrals Salary: £32,300 Practice Details Paragon Veterinary Referrals

Paragon Veterinary Referrals offers an extensive range of multi-disciplinary clinical services, facilities, and equipment to first opinion vets in Yorkshire and beyond. It is home to a team of dedicated veterinary surgeons and highly skilled veterinary nurses who provide outstanding treatment and care for patients and high standards of service to owners and referring vets. We treat clients and patients with compassion, respect, and care.

Our medical facilities are among the best in the UK.  They are designed for maximum patient comfort and infection control with state-of-the-art equipment and 24/7, 365 days a year continuous patient care.


Your role and responsibilities

Paragon Veterinary Referrals are recruiting for a confident Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) dedicated to providing a high standard of inpatient care.

This opportunity would suit a dedicated and compassionate individual who wishes to provide a high standard of nursing care.

Key duties will include:

  • Nursing critical & intensive patients
  • Administering medications and carrying out treatments to include drain management, physiotherapy and feeding tubes
  • Working as part of a dedicated night team
  • Infection control.

Hours: 37 hrs per week with a working pattern: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday each week, 1 in 4 Saturdays. Plus 1 in 7 Saturdays, on-call.



  • Competitive rate of pay 
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • Life Assurance policy
  • Salary sacrifice e-Car scheme
  • Wellness program including:
    • Employee assistance program
    • Eyecare voucher scheme
    • Free annual flu jab
    • Cycle to work scheme
  • 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.


Don’t just take our word for it

'Paragon is a place I always wanted to work, and now that I am here, I love it. I learn something new every day.'

- Charley Mai Parker -Multi-Disciplinary RVN


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

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