Registered Veterinary Nurse


10th August 2022

Salary: £25-27.5k

Location: Davies, Manor Farm Business Park, Higham Gobion, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 3HR

Job Type: Permanent

Where should the applications be sent to:

Head of Nursing  – [email protected]

About us

Welcome to one of the largest and most diverse small animal referral hospitals in Europe as Davies Veterinary Specialists. Welcome to the home of over 100 dedicated, experienced and passionate Veterinary Specialists, Registered Veterinary Nurses and Veterinary professionals.

At Davies our mission, and sole focus, is to provide outstanding care. We pride ourselves on being a supportive, caring and reassuring team for pets and their owners, and a trusted partner for General Practice Vets.

We offer unrivalled expertise and look after every single pet as if it were our own. We believe that’s what makes us different and why you can be sure your pet will always receive the outstanding care we’re known for.

Your role and responsibilities

We are looking for someone who demonstrates an excellent work protocol in all nursing duties including theatre practice, lab techniques, assisting veterinary surgeons with anaesthesia, with a high level of hygiene and the ability to recognise and undertake relevant actions with regards to infection control.

You will dispense drugs safely and manage pharmaceuticals with accordance to legislation, able to calculate drug doses and dispense and prepare drugs as prescribed by the veterinary surgeon whilst maintaining appropriate drug records.

We are looking for someone with a collaborative style to work closely with the vets and non-surgical team including attending regular meetings to ensure all areas are working together effectively and efficiently. If you are a people person, you will flourish in this role. You may support the practice with CPD or with the planning of training where necessary.

There is a level of admin with this role, to ensure that patient records are being completed accurately and that all patient care instructions are followed by the nursing team so a level of attention to detail is a must for our Teams.


  • Competitive pay
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Access to Health Assured, 24-7 People support platform
  • Electric car scheme
  • Access to discounted pet support
  • Local Incentive, freebies & reward
  • Private Medical Insurance – Vitality

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.

How to apply

Simply email your CV to [email protected]

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