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Emergency Night Nurse

Links Veterinary Group (Haddington)
Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland
Salary up to £31,000 depending on experience + Relocation allowance up to £2,000 if required.
Closing date
25 Feb 2023

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Emergency Night Nurse required at Links Veterinary Group, Haddington 

Love Emergency work but want to maintain your work life balance?

Look no further! 

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Emergency Night Nurse to join our friendly team here at Links Veterinary Group, Haddington!
Due to the increasing caseload, we are looking to expand our night team, who provides Emergency care and 24/7 hospitalisation for our clients. The role is designed to provide nursing care and support overnight from our Haddington branch. 
At Links Vet Group, we are proud to provide 24/7 care to our patients, using a system that provides staff with maximum job satisfaction and work-life balance.

You will be responsible for maintaining our excellent standards of nursing care and treatment of hospitalised patients, as well as assisting with emergency procedure, alongside the night vet. 

We would encourage anyone looking to work in Emergency care and achieve a good work-life balance to get in touch and discuss suitable shift patterns.
Our current night team work 7 nights on, 7 nights off, 12-hour shifts. However, we are continuously looking to improve and expand our ECC offerings and capabilities and so are willing to consider different, flexible shift patterns for the correct candidate.
Salary up to £31,000 depending on experience + Relocation allowance up to £2,000 if required. 

About Us

Links Vet Group provide excellent patient care, 24/7, from our main Haddington site. Our commitment to staff welfare and providing continuous care make us unique and we are immensely proud of how we have championed these values during recent changes. Two operating theatres, digital x-ray, ultrasound and endoscopy allow us to care for our busy caseload and we benefit from the expertise of multiple Certificate holders. We are situated in beautiful East Lothian, where both the city and beach are within easy distance, allowing team members to enjoy outdoor and indoor pursuits during their well-earned time off.

About the Team and Culture

We are a 15 vet, 15 nurse team who support each other in every we do. Co-operation and support are at the centre of our working days and daily rounds, regular meetings and social gatherings ensure the night and day teams are part of one, productive cohort.

Applicant Requirements 

Registered with RCVS and a commitment to excellent patient care.

Because our employee’s matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from –
Work life balance

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave
  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
  • Your birthday as a paid day off


  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing, including discounted gym membership
  • Non-accidental injury support


  • 50 CPD allowance with 3 days paid pro rata
  • Certificate support
  • Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
  • All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships

  • VDS cover
  • RCVS fees


  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Discounted staff pet care

 As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.
If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch. 

Please quote BH8324 when applying for this role.

Please send your CV to Margaret via the APPLY button call 07977242572 for more information.

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