• Registered Veterinary Nurse, 19.5 Hours, 9 Month Maternity Cover

    Location: Errisbeg House, Barton Turn, Barton Under Needwood, Burton On Trent, Staffordshire Hours: Practice: West Midlands Referrals Salary: Up to £20,000 pro rata Practice Details West Midlands Referrals

West Midlands Veterinary Referrals is a veterinary practice based in Burton on Trent that only does referral veterinary work, not general practice. We work in support of colleagues in general practice, taking cases that can’t be managed at their general practice. We welcome a very wide range of cases in orthopaedics, soft tissue surgery, spinal surgery, and medicine.

At Burton on Trent, we have a purpose-built suite to provide comprehensive surgical treatment, advanced imaging, patient monitoring and the diligent aftercare that many referral cases require.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Your role and responsibilities

To be successful in this role you need a minimum of 1 years experience as a Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) in Small Animal practice and will have a high level of nursing skills and be able to manage your workload effectively.

Working days would consist of the following; - 3 days a week; Tuesday, Thursday & Friday (19.5hrs)

Hours will be x1 10-5, x1 11-6 & x1 12-7 - 7hrs shifts with 30min lunch break = 6.5hr day shifts



We also offer a competitive benefits package which includes:

  • Generous salary
  • 5 weeks holiday per year + birthday leave day
  • Employee discounts (cost price on products, 50% off procedures and set fees)
  • Specsavers free eye test (and voucher for glasses for VDU use if applicable)
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • VDS cover
  • RCVS fee paid


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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