Permanent Head Registered Veterinary Nurse

Permanent Head Registered Veterinary Nurse

  • Location

    Harrogate, North Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Circa £25,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Nicola Baird

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -122019-13577

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • End date:

    2020-02-10 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


Our client’s well-equipped practice in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, is looking for an experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their dedicated team as their Head Veterinary Nurse. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is keen to move on in their career and take on a senior nursing role.

The Practice:

They have extensive facilities and equipment including three consult rooms, two theatres, and X-ray machines. They are also a dental referral practice and have dental referral tools. Facilities include Hospitalisation, Anaesthesia, Surgical Procedures, Dental Care, Laboratory Investigations, Ultrasound Imaging, X-ray imaging, Endoscope Imaging.

The practice is within walking distance to the Harrogate shopping centre and is located close to stunning rural attractions. They are part of a small group of practices that includes a 24-hour centre and a large scope to generate a loyal client base.

The Role and Candidate:

Ideally, you will be two years qualified, although previous experience as a Head Nurse is not essential and confident Nurses with less experience may be considered. Our client is looking for someone with leadership qualities, approachability and a passion for getting the best out of people.

This is a full-time permanent role where you will be working an average of 40 hours per week, with shifts between 08:30-19:30. The weekend rota is 1:4 full weekends with equal TOIL, the weekend hours are 07:45-18:15. The role will include a share of bank hols and on-call.

The Remuneration Package:

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

  • Salary up to £25,492 p/a depending on experience
  • RCVS fees paid
  • CPD allowance plus 2 days CPD leave
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays


Role: Permanent Head Veterinary Nurse

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full time,

Weekends: 1:4 full weekends

Out of hours: Some on-call

Sole charge: Yes

Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits Package

Ref: JN -122019-13577

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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