• Registered Veterinary Nurse- Full-Time or Part- Time

    Location: 11 High Street, Kippax, Leeds Hours: Primary Care, Full time, Part time Practice: Abbey House Veterinary Hospital Kippax Salary: £23,700- £28,500 Practice Details Abbey House Veterinary Hospital Kippax

Abbey House Hospital is based in Morley, 7 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 independent satellite clinics. Our facilities at Morley 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. Our out of hours (OOH) service is run by our own dedicated night team, meaning our caseload is amazing but there is no requirement to work regular OOH.

Our Kippax clinic is a busy, friendly, 2-3 vet clinic with 2 consulting rooms, kennelling facilities, preps, lab, dental, imaging and 2 theatre spaces.


Your role and responsibilities

We would love to hear from nurses who are keen to use their nursing skills to the full in a supportive environment. This roles offers a fantastic opportunity to work in a small team, building strong relationships with clients and their pets, as well as exposure to a full and exciting critical care caseload at the weekend, making this role fantastic for learning, development and progression.  Whatever your level of experience, we can support you to thrive in this role. This position involves a 40-hour week with 1 in 4 weekends.  We would also welcome applicants who are looking for part-time hours.

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 & 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 hold our Investors in the Environment Bronze Award.  



  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays on a pro-rata basis.
  • Birthday leave
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • Employee assistance programme
  • CPD allowance
  • Extensive learning and development programmes
  • Progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Discounts with PetPlan
  • Enhanced parental leave policy
  • Enhanced sickness policy
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Recruitment reward scheme
  • Gym membership discount
  • Flu vaccine voucher.


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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