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Our brand new Wakefield practice are seeking a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our team. This role would suit an experienced RVN or newly qualified nurse, ready to build on their previous experiences gained whilst studying. The role is a full-time position, this is a 40hour week with a 1:4 Saturday rota.

Calder Vets is a long established first opinion, small animal practice, with our central Hospital in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire. We also have 11 satellite clinics across South & West Yorkshire, including excellent support from our sister referral Hospital, Paragon Veterinary Referrals.

We’re passionate veterinary professionals who are committed to providing exceptional care. Our mission is to provide high quality healthcare and strive to make visiting the vets a positive experience for our patients and clients. Our core values are Clinical Excellence, Client Care, Patient Care, Teamwork, Development and Positivity. We are looking for like-minded team members to come and join our fantastic team.

We are happy to be part of Linnaeus Group with almost 180 sites across the UK and Ireland we are part of a growing community of like-minded veterinary professionals who are passionate about what they do. To add, Linnaeus Group is proud to be a part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of veterinary practices which extends our network of 2,500 veterinary clinics and hospitals in over 20 countries making industry-leading pet care available to more than 25 million pets every year.

Together, we are able to provide the highest standards in pet care and achieve our collective Purpose: A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

This role will enable the ideal candidate to develop their nursing skills through:

  • Assisting with the care of animals
  • Undertaking tasks set by senior members of staff in the basic care and running of the practice
  • Communicating with clients, meeting and greeting and completing registrations
  • Monitoring in-patients, providing care and appropriate diets.
  • Assisting vets during examinations and surgeries to ensure the correct procedures are followed for the cleaning and sterilising of instruments, equipment and materials

Our Dewsbury Hospital is a short distance from the A1 and M62, easily accessible from outside of the local area. We have excellent facilities including on site CT, dental suite, digital x-ray and dental x-ray, ultrasound, in-house lab, endoscopy, excellent anaesthetic monitoring equipment including multiparameter monitors, separate wards for surgical, medical, isolation, cats, exotics and outpatients.

Our ideal candidate will offer the highest standards of clinical and client care, empathy and be willing to provide valuable peer support to our student veterinary nurses and patient care assistants.

In return, we will offer you:

  • A competitive salary
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Paid day off on your birthday
  • CPD allowance
  • Paid professional fees, including RCVS and VDS fees
  • Pension Scheme
  • Staff Discount Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Scheme

For more information or to apply, please send your CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.