Permanent Head Veterinary Nurse

Permanent Head Veterinary Nurse

  • Location

    Inverness, Inverness-shire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Excellent Salary and Benefits

  • Contact:

    Nicola Baird

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -122019-13618

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • End date:

    2020-12-18 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


We are working well-established group of practices in the Highlands of Scotland that is looking for an experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse to join them as their Head Veterinary Nurse. This is a part-time permanent role, as part of a job share, working 16-24 hours per week.

The Practice:

Our client's practices are fully equipped and run by staff highly trained and dedicated to looking after pets to the highest standard. They understand the special relationship that people have with their animals, and are committed to providing the individual quality of care that you would expect. They offer a range of professional healthcare services for pets in a friendly environment and, whenever possible with a member of staff of a client's choice.

They have an experienced team of vets (including certificate holders), RVN’s (including certificate holders) and SVN’s, veterinary auxiliaries/clinical support staff, receptionists and admin staff.

The Role and Candidate:

This is a part-time role that is part of a job share with another Head Nurse. The hours are 16-24 hours per week, between 2-3 days per week, with OOH once a fortnight during the week and 1:12 weekends.

Your duties will include managing a team of 12/14 and you will have overall responsibility for the smooth running of the team across both consulting rooms and 4 operating theatres. This will include, stock, hygiene, equipment maintenance and repair, progressing team members and encouraging the highest levels of care at all times. 

Our client has 3 practices within the Inverness area and the post holder will cover all branches.

You will be an organised and proactive nurse that is looking to further their nursing career and help drive the practice forward.

The Remuneration Package:

In return, our client is offering a competitive salary (DOE) and an excellent package that includes:

  • CPD funded and encouraged
  • RCVS registration paid
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Birthday leave
  • Benefits scheme


Role: Permanent Head Registered Veterinary Nurse

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Part-time 16-24 hours per week (2-3 days a week)

Weekends: On a rota basis

OOH: On a rota basis

Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits

Ref: JN -122019-13618

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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