Permanent Head Veterinary Nurse

Permanent Head Veterinary Nurse

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive - Subject to experience

  • Contact:

    Maxine Hollis

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  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -052018-3598

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • End date:

    2018-05-31 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2018-06-04 00:00:00

  • Client:


  • Contact:


We are working with a client based in the Crawley area of West Sussex that is looking for a full-time Head Veterinary Nurse on a permanent basis.

The Practice:

This is a busy, purpose built clinic based in a rural setting with ten vets and plenty of support staff on site.

They have amazing facilities, including their own CT scanner, hydrotherapy pool, 2 surgical theatres, separate cat, dog and exotics ward, digital x-ray and an ultrasound and endoscopy suite, amongst much more.

The location has very good transport links to London via the M23, A246 & A24, making it also very accessible to the beautiful countryside of both Surrey & West Sussex (20 minutes from London Gatwick Airport and 40 minutes from Brighton). 

The Role:

The role will involve all aspects of nursing as well as the day-to-day running of the practice. This position provides you with the opportunity to develop nursing clinics and use your initiative to promote new ideas; more responsibilities will form part of this role with full support being provided by the nursing team.

As a Head Veterinary Nurse you will be responsible for a variety of nursing duties as well as sharing best practice with your team and helping to support and develop the student nurses in your practice.

The Candidate:

The ideal candidate will offer the highest standards of clinical and client care and be willing to provide valuable peer support to patient care assistants. You will be an experienced veterinary nurse with previous experience of the head nurse role.

 In return, our client offers a very competitive salary and benefits package, which includes:-

Competitive basic salary

Generous CPD allowance and in-house CPD available

RCVS and BVNA fees paid

4 weeks paid annual leave plus bank holidays

Exclusive retail, days out and holiday discounts available

Colleague of the month awards, Hills staff feeding schemes, plus many more benefits availabl


Role: Head Veterinary Nurse

Type: Small animal

Hours: Full-Time

Weekends: TBC

Out of hours: No

Sole charge: Yes

Salary: Competitive Dependent on Experience

To qualify for this position, you must be fully registered with the RCVS and you must be eligible to work in the UK.

What happens next: Click APPLY to apply for this role and a member of our team will be in touch if you have been successful.

To discuss the role in more details:

Please call or email our team to discuss the specific details for this role such as practice details, exact location, salaries or any other queries you may have. Please also quote referenceJN -052018-3598 when enquiring about this vacancy.