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    Night Registered Veterinary Nurse




    Bolton, Manchester


    up to £36,250

    Contract Type

    Probation - Permanent Contract




    Bolton, Manchester



    Job description

    Roles Overview

    We are seeking a dedicated Night Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our dynamic team in Bolton, Greater Manchester. This position is suited for someone who thrives in the fast-paced environment of emergency critical care and has a passion for providing affordable veterinary care.

    Key Responsibilities

    Provide comprehensive overnight care for inpatients, ensuring their comfort and monitoring their condition. Assist in theatre during emergency surgeries and perform necessary procedures. Triage incoming cases to prioritize urgent care. Utilise advanced equipment, including CT scanners, to support diagnostic processes. Maintain a high standard of care in separate dog and cat wards, including specialized ICU units for intensive nursing care.

    Skills and Qualifications

    Registered Veterinary Nurse, qualified and currently registered with RCVS. Proven experience in emergency and critical care nursing. Strong ability to work autonomously and make critical decisions in a fast-paced environment. Excellent communication skills for effective teamwork and compassionate client interactions. Demonstrated ability to handle a varied and challenging caseload, including medical and surgical emergencies.


    Our Offer

    A competitive salary up to £36,250, depending on experience. A balanced rota pattern of 5 on, 5 off, with an average of 40.25 hours per week, supporting a healthy work-life balance. Comprehensive benefits package including: 6 weeks of holiday, including bank holidays, as per the rota. Fully funded CPD to certificate level. 52 weeks of sickness benefit and a free Employee Assistance Programme after a qualifying period. Enhanced maternity and paternity packages. Contributory pension scheme. RCVS and VDS fees fully covered. Access to mental health, financial, and life counselling services after 12 months. Cycle to work and E-Car schemes. Refer-a-Friend bonus.

    Work-Life Balance

    Structured work patterns to ensure ample rest and personal time. Supportive environment in one of the three 24-hour sites operated by Animal Trust, promoting continuous professional development and teamwork.

    About Animal Trust

    Our Mission and Values

    Animal Trust is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company that prioritises accessible veterinary care over profit. As a B Corp-certified organisation, we focus on sustainable and community-oriented veterinary services. We reinvest most of our profits into our facilities, enhancing our services to provide advanced care while maintaining affordability. Our core belief is that every pet deserves prompt and expert treatment regardless of their owner's financial situation. This is why we offer free consultations for sick and injured animals, ensuring timely and necessary care. We are committed to a future where no pet suffers due to financial constraints.

    Who We Are

    Animal Trust is the largest B Corp-certified veterinary group globally, pioneering not-for-profit veterinary care. Our growth has allowed us to care for nearly 100,000 pets annually across our network of busy surgeries, emphasising that quality care should be accessible and honest. Our innovative approach ensures that all pets receive the care they need, tailored to their conditions and owners' financial capabilities. From free consultations to fixed-cost treatments, we provide a range of options to suit every need without compromising on care quality.

    Our Commitment

    At Animal Trust, we deeply value the wellness and satisfaction of our team members. We offer comprehensive support for mental, financial, and life counselling, ensuring each staff member has the resources to thrive both professionally and personally. We are proud to compensate our team members at or above the Real Living Wage rate unless they are attending external training courses. This commitment to fair compensation and sustainable practices reflects our dedication to our staff and our mission. In 2023, we were awarded B Corp certification, further cementing our commitment to high-quality, affordable, and ethically conscious care.

    How To Apply

    Application Process

    To apply, click the Apply Now button, fill out your details, and submit your CV through our online portal. Ensure your application reflects your qualifications, passion for veterinary care, and desire to grow with Animal Trust.


    For more information, please do not hesitate to contact Gemma Wall at [email protected]. Join us in making a difference at Animal Trust, where your career growth aligns with compassionate animal care. Apply today!

    Animal Trust is a trading name of Animal Trust Vets CIC, a community interest company registered in England and Wales. Company Registration No: 07938025

    Registered Office: Animal Trust Administration Centre, Cedab Road, Ellesmere Port, CH65 4FE