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Night Nurse


The Role

Donaldson’s Vets are looking for a full time Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our fantastic Night Team from June. Your duties will include a mix of triage, emergency surgery and inpatient care as well as answering phone calls and some client care on Reception. Each night team consists of two RVN’s, one Vet and an Auxiliary. You will be part of a larger Donaldson’s team of 6 Directors, 39 Vets, 42 RVN’s, 13 SVN’s and 20 Auxiliary Nurses.


The salary for this role is up to £28000 depending on experience based on 3 nights on 6 off of 12.5 hour shifts.

About us

We are an independent veterinary company based in the lovely area of West Yorkshire. Our main purpose-built hospital is based in Huddersfield and we have 6 branch practices located in the surrounding areas.

We work alongside our sister company Donaldson’s Farm and Equine, who treat many of the farms and horses in the area, who often feature on the “The Yorkshire Vet”.

Our main hospital in Huddersfield provides our Out -of- Hours service to our clients, staffed by our dedicated out-of-hours emergency team and has a comprehensive range of equipment including CT scanner, visiting MRI truck, digital x ray, endoscopy, laparoscopy, diathermy, dental suite with dental x-ray, fully equipped lab, ultrasound as well as dedicated high sterility theatres for orthopaedics and soft tissue procedures, and dedicated wards for the various animals seen, with a separate ICU, cat, dog, exotic and isolation ward.

We have many specialists within the company that we gain knowledge and experience from, including ARC, our fully equipped animal rehabilitation centre based at our Birchencliffe practice, and our behaviour team based at our hospital.

We are a proud member of the RCVS Practice Standards Scheme and have achieved hospital status at our hospital in Huddersfield and GP status at our branch practices.

Benefits – (subject to Pro Rata)

    • 23 holiday days pro rata (excluding bank holidays)
    • Increased holiday days based on length of service
    • CPD allowance
    • Further study encouraged
    • RCVS and VDS cover included
    • Staff discount scheme
    • Company sick pay
    • Salary sacrifice scheme

Donaldson’s vets are dedicated to diversity and inclusion and support mental health awareness.

We would like any applicants to come and work with us for a trial day to get to know you better and for you to meet our amazing team.

How to Apply

Please send a covering letter and your CV to