Head Registered Veterinary Nurse

April 30, 2024

Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    April 30, 2024
  • Expiration date
    April 30, 2025

Job Description

Our client is seeking a Head Nurse to bolster their ranks, ensuring top-tier healthcare for patients and impeccable service for clients.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join a dynamic team comprising 1 Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN), 2 Veterinary Care Assistants (VCAs), a dedicated receptionist, a proficient practice manager, and 2 skilled veterinarians. They will contribute to a range of projects across the purpose-built clinic, equipped with specialised facilities including separate wards for feline and canine patients, an isolation unit, and state-of-the-art equipment such as ultrasound, digital x-ray, and in-house laboratory amenities.



  • Provide compassionate care and assistance to patients across various medical procedures and treatments.
  • Collaborate closely with the veterinary team to ensure seamless workflow and adherence to clinical protocols.
  • Engage actively in nurse-led clinics, theatre support, and other clinical activities as required.
  • Maintain accurate patient records and uphold high standards of cleanliness and hygiene throughout the clinic.
  • Act as a valuable resource for clients, offering guidance on pet health and welfare matters.



  • RCVS registration as a Veterinary Nurse.
  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role within the veterinary industry.
  • Strong communication skills and a passion for delivering excellent customer service.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment and independently when necessary.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and willingness to participate in continuous professional development (CPD).



  • Payment of RCVS and VDS fees.
  • Competitive salary ranging from £32,000 to £35,000, commensurate with experience.
  • Support for ongoing CPD initiatives, with funding provided.
  • Generous staff discounts at both PAH store and practice facilities.
  • Participation in a comprehensive pension scheme.


If you seek a supportive, friendly, and professional environment where you can flourish, alongside a team that prioritizes mutual support, this role may be the perfect fit for you!

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