Head Registered Veterinary Nurse

April 24, 2024

Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    April 24, 2024
  • Expiration date
    April 24, 2025

Job Description

Our client is currently a 4-vet practice with a 5th vet starting in January. Supported by 2 RVNs, 2 SVN’s, and 1 VCA, alongside 6 Client Care Advisors, they strive for excellence in patient care across a wide range of cases and species. With surgery certificate holders and vets working towards certifications, including exotics, they aim to offer the highest standard of care. Their facilities include laparoscopic surgery, endoscopy, dental x-ray, and more, ensuring comprehensive care for their patients.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic team, with opportunities to work on a variety of cases and species. They will collaborate closely with clinical and non-clinical teams, providing exceptional patient and customer care. Additionally, they will lead and support the nursing team, ensuring the smooth running of operations.


  • Work closely with clinical and non-clinical teams to deliver excellent patient and customer care.
  • Provide guidance and support to the nursing team to achieve high levels of patient care.
  • Coordinate with team members to ensure efficient daily operations.
  • Manage bookings and maintain accurate records.
  • Assist veterinarians during surgical procedures and radiography.
  • Greet clients and pets, maintaining a professional and welcoming environment.
  • Comply with all surgery policies and procedures, including health and safety regulations.


  • Experienced veterinary nurse with excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and independently.
  • Friendly, down-to-earth, and passionate about animal welfare.
  • Fast learner with a willingness to engage in all aspects of the job.
  • Interest in Clinical Coaching/Supervising and supporting student nurses advantageous.


  • Salary from £29,500 to £33,000 (FTE), dependent on experience.
  • CPD allowance and support.
  • Enhanced pension scheme.
  • Paid memberships (RCVS, BVNA, etc.).
  • Enhanced holiday allowance of 6.6 weeks.
  • Extra day off for your birthday.
  • Option for subsidised Private Healthcare.
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards, including 20% off at Vets4Pets, Pets at Home, and the Groom Room.

If you’re dedicated, passionate about animal care, and seeking a supportive environment to grow your career, Our client encourages you to apply.

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