Permanent Head Registered Veterinary Nurse

Permanent Head Registered Veterinary Nurse

  • Location

    Telford, Shropshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Excellent Salary and Benefits Package

  • Contact:

    Nicola Baird

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -092019-12575

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • End date:

    2019-11-03 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


We are working with a busy first opinion practice in Telford, Shropshire that is looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse to join them on a full-time permanent basis as their Head Veterinary Nurse.

The Practice:

This is well-established practice in Telford is a first opinion practice where you will be working alongside our clients 3 vets and excellent support staff. This practice has all the facilities that you would expect at a first opinion practice including:

CT Imaging, ECG, Dentisrtym Endoscopy, In-house Laboratory, Laser, X-rays, Ultrasound to name a few.

They also offer all the services that you would expect from free nurse clinics to acupuncture.

The Role:

This is a full-time permanent position, working 40 hour per week which includes a fair share of shifts, bank holidays and on-call. The shift hours during the week would vary between 08:00-16:00, 09:00-18:00 and 10:00-19:00 and the weekend rota is 1 in 3 Saturdays.

You will be responsible for helping to lead a team and guiding and helping to develop them. You will be assisting in the care of animals and their owners. Undertaking tasks set by senior members of staff in the basic care and running of the practice. Communicating well with clients, meeting and greeting clients and their pets and completing registrations. Monitoring in-patients, providing care and appropriate diets. Assisting vets during examinations and surgeries ensuring the correct procedures are followed for the cleaning and sterilising of instruments, equipment, and materials

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

  • Very competitive salary,
  • RCVS fees paid
  • Generous CPD
  • 25 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • Fantastic career progression opportunities.

The Candidate:

You will be an experienced RVN that is competent in all aspects of the nursing role, leading a team and clinical coaching. The ideal candidate will share our clients passion for delivering outstanding client and patient care and will enjoy working in a supportive and friendly environment. You'll require a friendly and positive attitude and a desire to progress and expand your knowledge and skills further. Strong mentorship and support will be available to help you develop your career and get the most satisfaction from your job

The Summary:

Role: Permanent Head Registered Veterinary Nurse

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time

OOH: None

Weekends: 1 in 3 Saturday

Salary: Excellent Package

Ref: JN -092019-12575

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 to discuss this vacancy in more detail

Call: 01423 701 321




If this position is not for you but you know someone who might be suitable refer them to us and receive £250 if successful

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