• Registered Veterinary Nurse

    Location: Hillcroft, Hall Street, Dudley, West Midlands Hours: Full time, Part time Practice: Blacks Vets Dudley Salary: £35,000 per annum, Salary based on 40 hours per week, up to and depending on experience, plus £2,000 welcome bonus (direct applicants) Practice Details Blacks Vets Dudley

If you are a current Linnaeus Associate, you will need to apply internally. In order to do this, please contact our Talent Acquisition team (details can be found via The Link) and someone will be in touch to discuss and progress your application.

Role: Registered Veterinary Nurse 

Salary: Up to £35,000 D.O.E. (Subject to pro-rata) 

Welcome bonus: £2,000 (Direct applications only) 

Location: Blacks Vets – Across our hospital and branches 

Job Type: Permanent 

Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week (part-time applications considered). Weekends are approx. 1:4 with TOIL. 

 

Are you looking to work in a busy, well-equipped hospital with great caseload, as well as a build rapport with clients and run nurse clinics in a smaller branch? 

 

Would you like to work on the leafy edge of Birmingham, giving you the access to both beautiful countryside and the hustle and bustle of central Birmingham? 

 

Most importantly.. How do you like your tea? 

 

Your role and responsibilities 

 

Join our multi-award-winning team (see below for our long list of accolades!) as a Registered Veterinary Nurse, working across all five of our branches. This is a fantastic role for an RVN seeking variety in their day-to-day work. 
 
Here is a message from Brian Hogan, Blacks Clinical Director and some of the amazing nursing team -
Nursing Careers at Blacks Vets in Dudley and West Midlands on Vimeo 

 

We would prefer someone on a full-time basis. however, we're open to discussing part-time and flexible roles. 

 

Our exceptional team consists of certificate holders in Cardiology, Medicine, Surgery, Dermatology, Soft Tissue and Orthopaedic Surgery and much more - meaning we have an exciting caseload and can provide both first-opinion and referral level services. 

 

Our nurses are heavily involved in all cases and assist with some complex procedures. Nurses are able to work within an advanced veterinary nursing niche. 

 

We also have state-of-the-art equipment, including: 

  • CT scanner 
  • Dedicated dental x-ray unit 
  • Referral level ultrasound scanner and dedicated scanning room 
  • NHS level lab 
  • Seven top of the range endoscopes 
  • Multiple ICU incubators 
  • Piped Oxygen 
  • Kennels and Cattery with underfloor heating 
  • Feline-friendly hospital 
  • Three silver ISFM accredited branches 

 

We can offer a good social life too for those who want to get involved; lots of friendships and comradery, which all make for a great work-life balance. We value our entire team and regularly host staff recognition events to show this, including a Christmas party (often in January!) and a mid-year social for you and your families to enjoy! 

 

Benefits include

  • 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave 

  • RCVS and VDS fees paid 

  • External CPD funded 

  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program 

  • Career progression opportunities 

  • Staff discount schemes 

  • Life Assurance 

  • Enhanced sickness pay 

  • Enhanced equal family leave 

  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme 

  • Employer contribution pension scheme 

  • Recruitment referral reward scheme 

  • Wellness program including: 

  • Employee assistance program 

  • Eyecare voucher scheme 

  • Free annual Flu jab 

  • Cycle to work scheme 

 

About us 

 

Blacks Vets are an award winning practice, independently voted twice as 'Best UK Vet', 'Practice of the Year' and winning the RCVS 'Wellbeing and Client Service' award 2018 and 'Best Place to Work' 2019. We were also featured on Channel 4's The Interview and BBC2 Me and My Dog. 
 

We know we are only as good as the people we employ and that is why everyone who joins us has been carefully selected because of the special qualities they can bring to our team. 

 

With over 50 years experience, we pride ourselves on being family vets for family pets. We have constantly pushed the boundaries on delivering the highest pet care through the calibre and qualifications of our Vets and Nurses and through the friendliness and professionalism of our Client Care teams. 
 

Big enough to offer award-winning care, facilities and expertise for the Black Country's much-loved pets. Small enough to care for client and employees alike treating them as unique individuals - family matters to us. 

 

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. 

 

If you would like to apply for the role or for an informal chat to discuss further, please get in touch with Paige Suckley at Paige.Suckley@linnaeusgroup.co.uk

Part of an amazing global family

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. 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.

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.

Linnaeus is an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, we are committed to fostering a culture that is inclusive and diverse for all our associates.

If you would like to apply for this role, please click the Apply Button or for more information, please feel free to reach out directly to our Talent Acquisition team at [email protected]

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