Head Veterinary Nurse

  • Location

    South London

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse, Head Nurse

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Dependent on Experience

  • Contact:

    Maxine Hollis

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:


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We are currently recruiting for a purpose-built, modern veterinary practice situated in South London near Croydon; who are looking for permanent Head Veterinary Nurse to join their team. 

Type:  Permanent Head Veterinary Nurse  
Hours:  Full time  
OOH/On Call: No, 1 night per month inpatient checks 
Weekends: 1 in 4/5 Saturdays 8am-1pm
Salary: Competitive, generous CPD allowance and other staff benefits  

The Practice: 
This practice is a specially designed, purpose-built with state-of-the-art veterinary facilities and equipment. They pride themselves on providing the highest standard of care for small and companion animals. With a team of 3 vets, 2 nurses, 1 VCA and a reception team they are looking for a friendly an enthusiastic veterinary nurse to join their expanding team. 

The Role: 
To be suitable for this role you must be comfortable with head nurse duties, organising rotas, managing the nursing team, handling interviews with the clinical director, organising CPD and all other general head nursing duties.

Working hours are full-time Monday to Friday, working shifts of 07:45-16:45, 09:00-18:00 or 11:00-20:00 on a rota basis. 
There are no on calls but there is a 1 night per month requirement performing inpatient checks.
The weekend rota is 1:4/5 Saturday 8am-1pm, with a half day, off given in lieu.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, a leader, friendly and a good team player who is passionate about providing the highest standard of care. 

In return, our client is offering a good package with generous CPD allowance and staff benefits.


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:
Please call or email our team to discuss the specific details for this role such as practice details, exact location, salaries or any other queries you may have. Please also quote reference PW/24684 when enquiring about this vacancy.

To have a no obligation confidential discussion or to enquire about other positions in this area please contact us today on 01423 701 321, alternatively email

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