Head Registered Veterinary Nurse

Head Registered Veterinary Nurse

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Highly competitive salary

  • Contact:

    Martin Wilson

  • Contact email:

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  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -052018-3673

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2018-06-04 00:00:00

We are currently recruiting on behalf of an independent, small animal practice based in Grimsby. Our client is looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to head their well-established team on a full time, permanent basis.

The Practice:

Our client is a friendly, family run small animal practice based in Grimsby whose services and facilities are designed to assist in routine care for all small animal pets. Our client has a dedicated team of vets, nurses and support staff who understand the special role that your pet plays in your family and are dedicated to providing a dedicated service for young, healthy pets. Their goal is to practice to the highest quality and to provide a personal service for the unique concerns of each individual pets. This practice has an extremely low turnover rate and currently has 4.5 Vets and 5 RVNs, 3 SVNs and 2 auxiliaries.

The Role:

This position is a full time, permanent role. 4/5 days per week (negotiable) either 9:00 am - 6:00 pm or 8:00 am - 5:00 pm with 1:5 Saturday morning 9:00 am - 12:00 pm and fewer than 1 night on call per week.

The Head Nurse role will involve leading the friendly and professional nursing team, managing the rota as well as working in theatre, consults, dispensary and looking after inpatients.

In return, the practice can offer a highly competitive salary, along with RCVS fees paid for, BVNA membership, CPD allowance and employee discount. 

The Candidate:

Ideally the practice is looking to receive applications from candidates with previous Head Nurse experience but could also accommodate competent RVNs looking to take the next step in their career.


Role: Head Registered Veterinary Nurse

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time - 4/5 days per week (negotiable)

Start Date: June 2018

Weekends:1:5 Saturday mornings 9am - 12pm

OOHs: 1 night on call per week

Salary: Highly competitive salary

Ref: JN -052018-3673

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

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