• Registered Veterinary Nurse - Wards

    Location: Edison Business Park, Hindle Way, Off Dorcan Way, Swindon, Wiltshire Hours: Practice: Eastcott Veterinary Referrals Salary: £27,179 – £29,854 depending on experience Practice Details Eastcott Veterinary Referrals

We are a tier 3, ISFM gold status, a multidisciplinary veterinary hospital that prides itself on providing high standards of care to both referral and primary care patients.

Eastcott Veterinary Referrals is situated in Swindon. In 2020 we completed a major extension and refurbishment.  It’s a great time to join our dynamic and motivated team that has benefited from the support of the Linnaeus Group and Mars Petcare.

This investment in our state-of-the-art facilities has allowed us to provide the best care to our patients, and the opportunity to perform the most up-to-date and innovative procedures. We encourage our staff to undertake further professional and personal development and provide a friendly and supportive environment in which our teams can flourish and enjoy their work.


Your role and responsibilities 

We are looking to further expand our wards team and are looking for a forward-thinking, proactive and enthusiastic individual who strives to provide the very best for their patients. 

Our ward members play a central role within the nursing team, caring for a range of patients from across the disciplines including neurology, soft tissue, orthopaedics, dentistry, ophthalmology and medicine. 

We encourage a collaborative approach, empowering all team members to communicate openly with their ideas and improvements.  You will be welcomed into a team of skilled and encouraging nurses, vets, support staff and physiotherapists. Personal development and professional progression is supported, encouraged and celebrated. 

This is a full-time role working a 40-hour week on a rotating shift pattern alongside a 1:8 weekend rota.



  • Competitive rate of pay 
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • Wellness program including:
    • Employee assistance program
    • Eyecare voucher scheme
    • Free annual flu jab
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Recruitment referral reward scheme.


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.


To apply, or for any questions about the role please email [email protected]

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