Make a real difference, from day one

As an ECC vet nurse, you’ll work with ECC experts to treat cases you don’t see in daytime practice. With flexible shift patterns, you can boost your career and confidence while enjoying the healthy work-life balance you deserve.

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What you'll do

There are no average days in ECC, but one thing is consistent: you'll always be at the core of clinical treatment.

You'll be:

  • Triaging patients
  • Performing diagnostic tests
  • Nursing critical patients
  • Monitoring anaesthetic for emergency procedures
  • Carrying out blood transfusions
  • Nursing toxicity cases
  • Assisting with emergency surgeries
  • Nursing trauma cases
Emergency & Critical Care veterinary nursing at Vets Now

What you'll get in return

You can't put a price on saving a pet's life - but working out of hours does have its challenges. That's why as an emergency vet nurse at Vets Now, your hard work will be rewarded.

You'll get:

  • A competitive salary
  • 7 weeks' annual leave (pro rata)
  • £1125 annual CPD allowance
  • Private medical cover
  • Generous pension contributions
  • Your professional memberships covered
  • Discounted treatment for staff pets
  • Death in service of 2x annual salary
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Your birthday off
  • Six months maternity leave
  • Regional allowances
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What do our vet nurses say?

Invest in your future

ECC nursing is a rewarding profession, but that's not all. You'll also gain the knowledge and experience you need to specialise or progress into a management role.

  1. Head vet nurse

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    Help maintain clinical excellence and drive improvements in nursing standards. As head vet nurse, you'll lead vet nurses, ACAs and reception teams while managing the day-to-day running of your clinic.

  2. District management

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    As a district manager, you'll lead several clinics, taking on multiple managerial duties. You'll drive nursing standards, and have the chance to focus on the commercial and operational sides of running a district.

  3. Specialist vet nurse

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    Dogs, cats, small animals... Pregnancy, anaesthesia, trauma and toxicity... you'll see it all in ECC. The skills and experience you gain can be a great stepping stone to your chosen specialism.

Meet our ECC veterinary nurses

Ordinary vet nursing career? There's no such thing! Our nurses come from all sorts of backgrounds. Read their stories here:

Our Values


We show compassion and empathy in all interactions.


We embrace change and encourage creative thinking.

Releasing Potential

We invest in our business by investing in our people.


We make ethical, evidence-based decisions.
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