Night Nurse

July 24, 2023

Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    July 24, 2023
  • Expiration date
    January 17, 2034

Job Description

Helston, Cornwall

Salary/Rate:£23,000 – £35,000/annum

My client is a well-established mixed practice in Helston, Cornwall.

They currently have 8 RVNs, 1 SVNS and 2 ANAs and we are now looking for 2 night nurses to monitor inpatients and assist with emergency work enabling us to provide 24-hour first-class care.

You would be required to be present in the building as you would be in charge of the out of hours emergency phone line.

You can sleep in-between in-patient checks, and emergencies.

The night nurse would be in charge of administering medications under vet direction, patient assessments TPRs, monitoring, feeding/walking patients, cleaning accommodation.

Giving clients updates on inpatients if vet is unavailable. Plus, anaesthetics monitoring for any emergency operations.

Shifts: Weeknight shifts 6pm until 8am. Weekend shifts 1pm Saturday until Monday 8am. (Weekend could be split up) Full time roles or part time roles available. This is a new service we are providing, so night shifts can be sorted with candidates to work with their lifestyle. Plus having a week off in-between!


  • 6 weeks paid holiday including bank holidays
  • £600.00 CPD Allowance per annum
  • Health Shield – wide ranging contributions for health and wellbeing treatments – from dentistry to sports massage • RCVS Membership paid
  • One other membership subscription
  • VDS cover
  • Enhanced paternity, maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • My Perks – offers, discounts and cashback on shopping, travel, entertainment and much more •
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • CPD/training support
  • Company sick pay
  • Colleague engagement survey • Annual pay reviews • Focus on employee wellbeing • Career progression opportunities