• Registered Veterinary Nurse

    Location: 52 Commercial Street, Morley, Leeds Hours: Full time, Part time, Nights Practice: Abbey House Veterinary Hospital Morley Salary: £14.60-£18.06 per hour Practice Details Abbey House Veterinary Hospital Morley

Abbey House Veterinary Hospital is based in Morley, seven miles south of Leeds with great train and bus links into the city, as well as easy access to the beautiful Peak District and the city of York less than 1 hour away.  

We are a high standard Primary Care and Referral Tier 3 Hospital & Training Practice (proudly Cat Friendly) with four satellite clinics. Our facilities are excellent (4 theatres, separate cat/dog/rabbit wards plus ICU, CT, oncology suite, visiting MRI, scopes including laparoscopy, operating microscope, dental suite with x-ray, high spec internal lab with lab tech) and we have an experienced and supportive nurse leadership team.  

We are committed to individual career advancement and can support clinical skills development at all levels, as well as progression into leadership and clinical education roles. We have access to a huge bank of Linnaeus CPD including the AVA accredited anaesthesia, RECOVER, ECC and leadership development.

We are also a friendly, welcoming team who enjoy bringing fun into the workplace. Our Associate council organises regular events and we have made an exciting engagement action plan together.  We are also dedicated to promoting a healthy work-life balance and are working on our wellbeing agenda, with two trained Mental Health First Aiders on-site.  We are proud to be working towards our Investors in the environment bronze award.  


Your role and responsibilities

We would love to hear from nurses who are keen to use their Emergency and Critical Care skills to the full in a busy, supportive hospital environment.  We provide out of hours (OOH) cover for our own five sites plus many other local practices, meaning our caseload is large and exciting, providing fantastic opportunities for learning, development and progression.

Roles available:

Part-time: One Sunday every 4 weeks 7 pm - 3 am on a Sunday with the opportunity for overtime (£14.60-16.22 per hour)

Full-time maternity cover: 7 on 7 off (8 pm-8.30 am) (£15.64-£18.06)



We also offer:

  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank hols plus birthday off- pro-rata
  • Bonus
  • Generous sick policy
  • Employee assistance
  • Eyecare voucher
  • Cycle2Work
  • CPD allowance + internal CPD
  • RCVS / BVNA / VDS fees paid
  • Staff discount scheme
  • £2000 Welcome Bonus. 50% payable in the month you start and 50% on completion of probation.


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 or apply via the application form below.

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