• Night Registered Veterinary Nurse - 5 nights on 9 nights off

    Location: The Friesian Building 3&4, Dairy Business Park, Brewer Street, Bletchingley Hours: Referrals, Part time, Nights Practice: North Downs Specialist Referrals Salary: Salary dependent on experience Practice Details North Downs Specialist Referrals

We are an internationally acknowledged referral centre of excellence for specialist veterinary care. Our RCVS accredited practice offers access to one of the largest groups of veterinary specialists within the UK and Europe. We are continuously aiming to provide the highest standards of medical and surgical care for our patients within a caring and compassionate environment.

Our team consists of over 60 Registered Veterinary Nurses (RVN) and 31 recognised specialists in surgery, internal medicine, ophthalmology, oncology, neurology, cardiology, dentistry, diagnostic imaging and anaesthesia.


Your role and responsibilities 

Due to growth, we have a fantastic opportunity for a confident nurse to join our well established and supportive night team. The successful candidate will work overnight between 8 pm - 8 am on a rota of 5 nights on and 9 nights off. You will be working alongside a supportive team of night nurses, nursing assistants and a Veterinary Surgeon, for an average 30-hour week. We do not provide emergency cover overnight, outside of our own registered patients; therefore, the care is focused on our inpatients

You do not need to have previous referral experience to be considered for this position, all that we ask is that you are at least 1 year qualified. Full support and a full induction period will be given to ensure you feel settled within the team and your new working environment.

This is an opportunity not to be missed for friendly, enthusiastic nurses wishing to develop their careers.

This is initially a 12-month fixed-term contract covering parental leave, with the possibility of becoming a permanent position.



  • 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 pension scheme
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • Wellness program including:
    • Employee assistance program
    • Eyecare voucher scheme
    • Free annual Flu jab
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Recruitment referral reward scheme.


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’d love to hear from you so please contact [email protected] for more information or an informal chat. 

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