Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse Team Leader

  • Location

    Brighton, West Sussex

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2019-04-29 00:00:00

  • End date:

    2020-02-25 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    £22,161 - £22,634 per annum (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Emily Naden

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -012019-8647

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:

    Emily Naden

We are working on behalf of our client who is looking to recruit an experienced Permanent Registered Veterinary Nurse Team Leader to join its growing practice based in Brighton, West Sussex

The Practice:

Our client is an established veterinary charity which provides veterinary care to small animals whilst also promoting responsible animal ownership and care.  

The Role:

This is a full time, permanent role, working 37.5 hours per week with shifts of Monday to Friday 08.00-16.00, 08.30-17.00 and 09.30-17.30 and a weekend rota of 1 in 6 working Saturdays and Sundays 09.00-17.30. In this role, you will be responsible for supporting the Head Nurse, through the leadership of part of the nursing team, to deliver efficient, professional and caring services to clients.

You will line manage up to ten Veterinary Nurses/Veterinary Care Assistants who support in theatre, provide in-patient care and carry out consults. Typically, the role will be approximately 80% clinical and 20% off rota management time and you will deputise for the Head Nurse during periods of absence.

In return, our client is offering a generous salary and benefits package which include:-

Salary of between £22,161 - £22,634 per annum, subject to experience

Allocated CPD funding of 15 hours

Opportunity to perform Schedule 3 surgery with full training and support encouraged

Excellent career opportunities/development

5 weeks holiday per year

Paid bank holidays

Life assurance 4 x annual salary

Contributory pension scheme

The Candidate:

You should be a qualified RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurse with strong interpersonal skills and a desire for continuous professional development. With at least 2 year's experience, you should be an enthusiastic Nursing Team Leader who will be able to demonstrate excellent performance, a proven track record in customer service, teamwork and delivering results.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Nurse Team Leader

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time. 37.5 hours per week with shifts of Monday - Friday 08.00-16.00, 08.30-17.00 and 09.30-17.30

Weekends: Saturday and Sunday 09.00-17.30. Rota of 1 in 6 (to be confirmed)

Out of hours: No

Salary: £22,161 - £22,634 per annum subject to experience

Ref: JN -012019-8647

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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