• Registered Veterinary Nurse- Internal Medicine

    Location: Bradbury, Stockton-on-Tees, Durham Hours: Referrals, 24 hour emergency, Full time Practice: Wear Referrals Salary: Salary dependent on experience Practice Details Wear Referrals

With ongoing growth and success based on an outstanding reputation and a commitment to excellence, Wear Referrals, part of Linnaeus Veterinary Limited, are looking to recruit an additional Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) to join our ever-growing nursing team of over 65 qualified RVNs, Head of Nursing Services, 2 Clinical Nurse Managers, 5 team leaders, 6 deputy team leaders and almost 20 patient care assistants and veterinary nursing students.

We have a true focus on employee wellbeing and personal development, with excellent benefits and career development opportunities available.

Working as a nurse for Wear Referrals entails real nursing to a very high standard in our state of art, award-winning Veterinary Hospital just off junction 60 of the A1, click https://vimeo.com/448554524 to see a video tour around our hospital.

We are a multidisciplinary practice with Neurology, Orthopaedic, Soft Tissue, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Cardiology, Out of Hours and Rehabilitation teams. Practice facilities include a dedicated ICU ward for critical patients staffed 24 hours a day, in-house MRI & CT, 4 operating theatres, endoscopy and ultra-sound facilities and dedicated patient wards. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to develop their own expertise, working with leading clinicians.


Your role and responsibilities

The perfect opportunity for an RVN looking to progress in Internal Medicine referral nursing within a supportive and welcoming team.

Wear Referrals provides a dedicated internal medicine service consisting of European Veterinary Specialists, residents, interns and an inspiring team of nurses. This is an exciting opportunity to experience a varied routine and emergency caseload. A challenging, yet rewarding role that requires team and

collaborative working, this is a fantastic opportunity for a Register Veterinary Nurse with an interest in internal medicine to expand and develop their knowledge in this area and facilitate gold standard patient care throughout the process.

Excellent social and clinical skills are a must, as well as the ability to commit to a rolling rota including weekend and bank holiday shifts. Previous referral nursing experience is preferred, but not essential, as we offer training and support to fully qualified RVNs joining the practice from primary care.

We pride ourselves on being a leading training practice, dedicated to developing talent and promoting from within wherever possible. We offer real opportunities to develop your nursing career through clinical specialism or managerial progression as part of the leading UK veterinary referral chain.



Wear Referrals provide a competitive salary and CPD allowance along with company sick pay and enhanced maternity and parental leave pay.

  • Flexible hours
  • Competive salary
  • 1.5 weekends and minimal out of hours (OOH) as full OOH nursing team supporting
  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays
  • Birthday day off
  • Payment of professional RCVS registration fees
  • 4% salary CPD allowance plus CPD paid days
  • Employer contribution pension scheme
  • Professional indemnity cover
  • Health care and purchasing scheme
  • Staff discount for your own pet’s treatment
  • Uniform, shoe allowance and free onsite parking also included
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Enhanced sickness leave.


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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