Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    July 2, 2024
  • Expiration date
    July 2, 2025

Job Description

Our Client is seeking a Nurse Hospital Lead to oversee the efficient operation of a veterinary hospital and ensure the highest standards of nursing care for patients.

The successful candidate will join a dedicated Clinical Team of Vets, playing a pivotal role in maintaining excellent nursing care and supporting veterinary services. They will lead by example, fostering a culture of positivity and collaboration within the nursing team.



  • Ensure efficient daily operations of the hospital.
  • Supervise nursing staff during day shifts.
  • Maintain accurate hospital documentation and records.
  • Manage hospital supplies and equipment.
  • Collaborate with veterinary staff to enhance inpatient care protocols.
  • Uphold Health and Safety standards within the hospital.
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Train and mentor student nurses.
  • Work with the Nurse Management Team to develop the nursing team and improve patient care.



  • Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) with at least 3 years of experience.
  • Demonstrated commitment to high standards of patient care.
  • Enthusiastic, positive, and organised with strong communication skills.
  • Team player with potential management experience.



  • Salary: £36,000-£38,000 (dependent on qualifications and experience).
  • 6 weeks paid annual leave (including bank holidays) with increases based on service.
  • Additional paid Birthday leave.
  • Pro-rata overtime pay for additional hours.
  • Shift flexibility where possible.
  • £2,000 annual CPD allowance for professional development.
  • Paid professional fees (RCVS).
  • BHSF Health Plan covering dental, optical treatments, and more.
  • Bring your dog(s) to work policy.
  • Generous staff discount for personal pets.
  • Company Pension Scheme (NEST).
  • Annual Flu Vaccination.


About Our Client:

They are a medium-sized, 100% small animal practice dedicated to exceptional first opinion veterinary care. Their independence allows them to prioritise patient welfare and client relationships, supported by an in-house out-of-hours service.

They prioritise their patients, clients, and team members above profit, fostering a strong organisational culture centred around people and teamwork.

Join the team and be part of a practice that values professional growth, high clinical standards, and a supportive work environment. Apply today!

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