Head Registered Veterinary Nurse

Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    July 11, 2024
  • Expiration date
    July 11, 2025

Job Description

Our client is seeking an experienced Veterinary Nurse to join their team in a leadership role as Head of the Nursing Team on a 6-month fixed-term basis. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking for a promotion or for those who have previously held a head nurse position.

The successful candidate will work with a highly experienced regional team, developing their skills and contributing to the growth and success of the practice. Clinical coaching opportunities are available, and support will be provided if the candidate wishes to undertake an advanced certificate.



  • Lead and manage the nursing team
  • Perform schedule 3 procedures
  • Mentor and support other nurses
  • Oversee the daily running of the practice
  • Ensure high standards of client and patient care
  • Collaborate with Client Care Advisors to support the client journey
  • Contribute ideas to drive the business forward



  • Experience in a veterinary nursing role
  • Leadership and management skills
  • Ability to mentor and support team members
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Commitment to delivering high standards of care



  • Competitive salary up to £38,000 pro rata
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Paid memberships
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Exclusive lifestyle and shopping discounts (up to 20% off)
  • Healthy work/life balance with no OOHs


Our client is dedicated to ensuring their nurses fulfil their clinical potential. The successful candidate will join a welcoming and inclusive team, keen to share ideas and make a real impact on the practice’s success. This full-time role offers 30-40 hours per week, currently Monday to Friday, with potential future extensions to Saturdays.

Our client’s purpose-built standalone surgery, equipped with high-quality facilities, is located in an accessible area with ample parking and great access to local amenities. Excellent travel links include nearby railway and bus services, as well as outstanding road links, providing easy access.

If you share their passion for delivering outstanding pet healthcare and exceptional customer service, they would love to hear from you.

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