Permanent Head Veterinary Nurse

  • Location

    Kingston, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • End date:

    2020-09-18 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Circa £28,500 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -092019-12502

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

We are working with a rapidly growing small animal practice in the Kingston area of Surrey that is looking for Head Veterinary Nurse to join them on a permanent full-time basis. Our client is looking for a Nurse that has 1-2 years experience in a similar role and it would be desirable that you would be a clinical coach.

The Practice:

This practice is part of a small group of practice across South West London, Surrey and Middlesex, where their aim is to put owners and their pets first. They work hard to provide excellent care for pets, along with great customer care for the owner. They are proud of the ‘Family’ feel that clients often comment on, and they promise that won’t ever change. With compassion and empathy at the heart of everything they do, they provide their clients with honest and professional service. They have a highly trained veterinary team, committed to providing outstanding value and care. Their modern, well-equipped, practices offer a wide range of services tailored to patients individual needs.

The Role:

This is a full-time permanent position where you will be working an average of 40 hours per week, with weekends on a rota of 1:3 Saturdays and 1:6 Sundays (with days off given in lieu).

The shifts are 07:30-16:00, 09:00-17:30 and 11:00-20:30.

There are no out of hours requirements, giving you a great work/life balance.

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for an RVN that has 1-2 years experience in Head Nurse position or similar role. Being a clinical coach would be desirable but not necessary as the successful candidate will be encouraged and supported to become a coach.

In return, our client is offering an excellent package that includes:

  • Competitive Salary of circa £28,500 p/a (DOE)
  • 20 day holiday (changing to 25 days from January 2020) plus 8 bank holidays
  • Funded CPD
  • Pension
  • RCVS Fees
  • VDS
  • Staff discount
  • Birthday perk (additional paid day off on/around your birthday).


Role: Permanent Head Veterinary Nurse

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full time, an average of 40 hours a week

Weekends: Yes, 1:3 Saturdays and 1:6 Sundays

Out of hours: None        

Sole charge: Some

Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits Package

Ref: JN -092019-12502

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:

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