Permanent Head Veterinary Nurse

  • Location

    Southampton, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse, Head Nurse

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £26,000 - £32,000 per annum (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Paddy Wood

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


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

Type:  Permanent Head Veterinary Nurse  
Hours:  Full time  
OOH/On Call: No 
Weekends: 1:4 Saturday and Sundays 9am-4pm (will get days off in lieu the following week
Salary: £26,000 - £32,000 (DOE)

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. 
They're equipped with the latest diagnostic and surgical equipment and staffed by their friendly, knowledgeable team of veterinary surgeons and nurses who are dedicated to animal welfare. Cats and dogs have their own waiting areas and facilities to reduce their stress levels.

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.

This is a full-time role and the working hours are Monday to Friday, with shifts of 07:45-16:45, 09:00-18:00 or 11:00-20:00 on a rota basis. 
There are no on calls requirements for this role and the weekend rota is 1:4 Saturday and Sundays 9am-4pm and you will get days off following week in lieu.

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

In return, our client is offering a salary of between £26,000 and £32,000 depending on experience.

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 if you have been successful.

To discuss the role in more details:
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/27845 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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