Equine RVN

Pool House Equine Hospital, Crown Inn Farm
Permanent, Full time and/or Part time
Up to £30,000pa

Posted on 20/03/2024

Role: Equine RVN   

Location: Pool House Vets, Crown Inn Farm  

Type: Full-Time or Part-Time | Permanent

Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum


Unlocking Equine Excellence!

We have an exciting opportunity for an Equine Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our purpose-built hospital. This role offers opportunities for professional growth and development in various areas of equine medicine and nursing. 

In your role as an Equine RVN, you will collaborate with our team of specialists to deliver top-tier nursing care to equine patients. Your daily responsibilities will include preparing patients for surgeries and dental procedures, administering medications to inpatients, conducting field visits for X-rays and other procedures, assisting in patient evaluations and care, managing laboratory tasks, and maintaining cleanliness and stock levels in the practice. Collaborative teamwork will be pivotal to ensuring seamless workflow and exceptional standards of patient care.


Work With Cutting-Edge Technology 

Pool House Equine Hospital stands as a premier 24-hour emergency and specialty facility dedicated to delivering outstanding veterinary services to our clientele. Situated in Lichfield, northeast of Birmingham, we proudly serve as an affiliated teaching practice for Nottingham University. Our state-of-the-art hospital boasts a purpose-built infrastructure featuring four operating theatres, including two standing theatres with a dedicated dental facility, and two full theatres, one of which is specifically designated for colic cases. Equipped with four digital radiography systems, ultrasound machines, and a standing MRI, our facilities ensure comprehensive diagnostic capabilities. With stabling available for up to 30 horses, we cater to a diverse equine population, spanning from general riding and companion horses/ponies to elite sport horses and racehorse training establishments. Conveniently located near major transportation hubs, including the motorway network, mainline railway stations, and Birmingham International Airport, access to our clinic is seamless.

Our distinguished team comprises of 3 RVNs, 1 TVN, 3 Equine VCAs, along with ECVS boarded, medicine, sports medicine, dentistry, DI specialists and dedicated residents. Supporting our clinical staff are adept reception and accounts personnel and dedicated yard staff.


Hours aimed to achieve a work-life balance

This is a full-time position of 40 hours per week, typically working Monday to Friday but we will also be happy to consider part-time options and flexible working requests. We are evolving the nursing team to support the expanding needs of the hospital with shifts between 8am and 8pm, with a 1:4 on-call/weekend rota. The weekend hours would be 8am-12pm on-site Saturday & Sunday, and otherwise on-call to support with any emergency surgeries or inpatients. On-site accommodation can be arranged if preferred. Weekend work is compensated with TOIL. 


What Will You Bring to The Team?

We are looking for a dynamic and self-motivated individual, embracing the collaborative spirit of our team. You should aspire to broaden the scope of Equine RVN responsibilities, including ambulatory services, diagnostics, critical and emergency care, and other schedule 3 tasks. Candidates must hold the title of Equine RVN, be a clinical coach, or aspire to become one.


Because Our Employees 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 salary of up to £30,000pa and a £2000 relocation allowance, you will benefit from –

Work life balance

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


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


  • CPD allowance
  • 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
  • Certificate Support


  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Discounted staff pet care
  • £2000 relocation allowance


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.

How to apply for this position

If this position is of interest to you then please contact Helen Paddison: Lead Talent Partner – Referral Nurses at


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Any questions before applying?

Speak to Helen Paddison from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.

Helen Paddison

Lead Talent Partner - Referral Nurses & Talent Support (0) 7977 243390

Pool House Equine Hospital, Crown Inn Farm

Rykneld Street, Fradley, Lichfield, WS13 8RD, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Equine