Permanent Head Registered Veterinary Nurse

Permanent Head Registered Veterinary Nurse

  • Location

    Waltham Forest

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    £30,000 - £35,000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Nicola Baird

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  • Job ref:

    JN -082019-11956

  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • End date:

    2020-12-31 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


We are working with a client based in Waltham Forest, North East London, who is looking for an experienced Head Nurse to join them on a permanent basis.

The Practice

Our client is a high-quality veterinary healthcare provider, offering a full range of affordable small animal veterinary services to clients, operating with a no-appointment, drop-in clinic structure. They offer a range of clinical services from preventative healthcare through to complex medical, surgical and orthopaedic procedures. They have superb, spacious, purpose-built surroundings with operating theatres, multiple consulting rooms, digital X-ray and an up-to-date Idexx in-house laboratory. The current team comprises of 6 Vets, 9 RVNs and VCAs, 4 Receptionists, a Clinical Director and a Centre Director.

The Role

This is a full-time role working a 40 hour week. Shifts are mixed but mainly 08.00-17.00 or 11.30-08.30 with weekends on a rota of 1 in 4 working Saturday and Sunday 08.00-17.00 with time off in lieu.

In return, our client is offering a salary of between £30,000 - £35,000 per annum plus benefits depending on experience. Reporting to the Clinical Director, your main responsibilities will include leadership of the nursing team, mentoring and professional development as well as client and patient management.

The Candidate

You should be an experienced Veterinary Nurse with great leadership qualities and clinical skills. Ideally, you will have experience of leading a large team in a fast-paced environment. You should be enthusiastic and passionate about the provision of high-quality service to patients and clients and be able to lead by example and oversee that standards are being met.


Role: Permanent Head Registered Veterinary Nurse

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time 40 hours per week

Weekends: On a rota of 1 in 4 Saturdays and Sundays 08.00-17.00

Salary: Between £30,000-£35,000 per annum depending on experience

Ref: JN -082019-11956

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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