We are able to offer 24 hour nursing for critical cases with a veterinary surgeon in attendance 24 hours a day every day of the year.

Qualified RVN required


We are looking for a registered veterinary nurse to join the team working at the veterinary hospital in Morley. This position provides an excellent opportunity to work with referral veterinary surgeons nursing more complex cases. 

As an RVN in a busy 1st opinion and referral practice which also offers out of hour’s emergency care, you will be expected to undertake all aspects of the VN role. You will assist with all types of surgery ranging from routine neuters to the more complicated major surgeries such as thoracic and abdominal surgery. We also offer radiography & contrast radiography, CT, ultrasound and endoscopy.

A high standard of nursing is expected at all times and as a representative of Abbey House you will be able to provide this level of care for both medical and perioperative patients. We hospitalise a wide range of animals which require a high standard of medical nursing and our in-patient facilities offer ICU with oxygen kennelling/ventilation, oncology unit and an isolation unit alongside a cattery, exotic area and routine kennelling. You will have access to our in-house laboratory and will be working alongside our experienced and very dedicated team of vets, night vets, nurses, night nurses, animal care assistants and lab technician.

This role is full time - 40 hours per week including 1 in 4 weekends. CPD allowance, practice bonus, staff allowance.


Essential requirements for the role include:     


  • Qualification as a veterinary nurse, registered with the RCVS
  • Obtained the correct number of relevant CPD hours in the last 12m period
  • Experience of working in a multi disciplined veterinary practice as a RVN.
  • Customer service mindset and client focused approach to work
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good keyboard and computer skills

If you have a surgical qualification or would be willing to work towards one please let me know.


If you feel you have the requirements for this role and are interested in applying for the position, please download the application forms below. Please download, print out and complete by hand demonstrating you meet the requirements for the position by giving as many examples as possible. If you need any assistance in this process, would like some more information or would like to request a posted copy of the application forms please contact Claire McDermott, on 0113 3878642 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) 


Application Form: Application Form 2015.pdf


Equal Opportunities Form:  Equal Opps Form.pdf 

Closing date - Friday 2nd March 2018






Weekend RVN - Morley Hospital



Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work for a dynamic organisation? Do you want to work in a fast-paced, animal care environment?

Do you have a passion for animals?

If the answer is YES to the above then this role at Abbey House is ideal for you to gain a vast amount of experience in a short amount of time.

We are currently looking for an experienced and confident Nurse to join our fantastic, friendly team at the Morley Hospital on a permanent contract. There you will work closely with our Vets and Nursing team to support with the high demanding caseloads that vary from RSPCA to private cases, and will provide a high standard of care to all patients. 

Working Pattern 

Friday,Saturday, Sunday and Monday 32 hours

Additional suppliment for working weekends


 We offer a good salary package, including bonus, funded and supported CPD and contributionary pension.

If you are looking for a challenge and feel you fit our requirements please download and complete an application form (you can include your CV) and send to Nina at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or post to Abbey House Veterinary Hospital, 52 Commercial Street, Morley, Leeds, LS27 8AG. If you require any assistance please call Nina on 0113 3878642.


Application form : Application Form 2015.pdf


Equal Ops form : Equal Opps Form.pdf 

Closing date - Friday 2nd March

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