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Avonvale Veterinary Centres are looking for Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our talented and passionate team.

Role and responsibilities

We pride ourselves on full nurse utilisation, incorporating consults as well as Schedule 3 procedures into your working day, providing our nursing team with great job satisfaction. Our nursing team has a wide variety of interests and expertise, including anaesthesia, ECC and behaviour, opening up the opportunity for you to grow your skills and knowledge alongside our experienced team.

We are also supported by our wonderful Patient Care Assistants who work alongside our nurses to achieve the highest standards of care for our patients.

The position will include some out of hours work, and would suit a self-motivated RVN with their own transport who is keen to develop their skills. You can choose between nights or weekends.

About us

Avonvale Vets are a group of seven Primary Care practices with over 40 years of experience.
Having multiple certificate holders in surgery, imaging, and medicine, we take pride in continuously developing our employees' skills and interests to deliver gold standard care.

Based in the sought-after area of Warwickshire, we have the best of both worlds with historic castles, beautiful countryside including the nearby Cotswolds and with the City of Birmingham only 30 minutes’ drive and London a direct train away.
We are a very close-knit team and have both a summer social, visits from Annie’s Antics ice cream van and a Christmas party each year. We also love a team building event!

We are proud to be Linnaeus, part of Mars.

Linnaeus is a forward-thinking group of highly respected primary care and specialist referral practices in the UK and Ireland. Being family owned and part of Mars Veterinary Health, the largest veterinary company in the world, allows us to focus on advancing the veterinary profession to provide industry-leading pet care and unique career opportunities for our people.

Why Linnaeus?

  • We pride ourselves in offering high-quality excellence of service and clinical care for our clients and their pets
  • We lead on sustainability and collectively drive positive change for people, pets and the planet
  • We prioritise your mental health and wellbeing – valuing equity, diversity and inclusion
  • We support your personal and professional development with best-in-class career frameworks and training programmes. We will empower and support you to grow your career from day one.


  • 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + birthday leave
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded, including certificates
  • Access to Linnaeus CPD programme
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Recruitment reward scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme
  • Employer contribution pension scheme
  • Enhanced Equal Family leave for birth/adoption
  • Wellness programs including: Employee assistance program; Eyecare voucher scheme; Free annual Flu jab; Cycle to work scheme etc.

We team up within our Mars family in partnership for a stronger future.

Linnaeus is an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. We treat each other fairly and equitably and we are committed to fostering a culture that is inclusive and diverse for all our Associates.

At Linnaeus, A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS starts with a better world for our people.