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OOH Registered Veterinary Nurse - Dovecote Veterinary Hospital

Night Veterinary Nurse Required – Dovecote Veterinary Hospital, East Midlands


Dovecote Veterinary Hospital is a diploma-led multidiscipline referral centre and an associate practice for University of Nottingham Veterinary School.  Patients are referred from across the Midlands, with specialities offered in Orthopaedics, Neurology, Soft Tissue Surgery, Oncology and Dermatology.  Dovecote also provides first opinion care to the local community, and has an out-of-hours service. The hospital itself is modern, purpose-built, and well equipped, with advanced imaging and excellent operating facilities. 


Due to an ever-increasing workload, we have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious VN to join our out-of-hours veterinary nurse night team. Dovecote Veterinary Hospital is part of the CVS Referrals Division, so you will be joining a large network of eight UK referral hospitals with some of the best known names in the UK veterinary specialist field.  We offer a generous salary package and a rota allowing for good work/life balance by working one week of nights followed by two weeks off.


The practice is located in Castle Donington – a picturesque market town in Leicestershire, which is situated close to the national forest, major transport links (M1, A50) and close to East Midlands International Airport.


For informal enquiries please contact our Practice Manager Gill Kershaw ( or our Head nurse Lindsay Morgan ( at Dovecote Veterinary Hospital.



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Dovecote Veterinary Hospital (Castle Donington)
5 Delven Lane, Castle Donington, Derbyshire, United Kingdom, DE74 2LJ
  • Salary:
    attractive salary + benefits package
  • Practice:
    Dovecote Veterinary Hospital
  • City:
    Castle Donington
  • Employment Type:
  • Application Closing Date:
    28 February 2019
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