Head Equine Veterinary Nurse - Bonus Scheme

Location Cheshire
Discipline: Veterinary Nurses
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £26k + Benefits + Career Progression!
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email: sophie@lloydandcowan.com
Job ref: SGEVN
Published: 3 months ago

Are you a Registered Veterinary Nurse, with good Experience within Equine, looking to take a further step into Leadership? This is the Opportunity for You!


We are looking for a self-motivated individual to work as Head Nurse within the nursing team of a busy equine hospital based in Cheshire which was recently voted ‘The Best Equine Vets in the UK’ for the second year running!

The practice is a busy, recently expanded equine hospital which services a wide variety of clients ranging from professional sports horses to family pets. Onsite facilities include a large operating theatre, a diagnostic imaging suite with digital radiography, ultrasonography and video endoscopy, an isolation unit, and a standing MRI scanner. A.I. facilities include stallion collection and foal nursing.

The Role:

  • You will be leading the nursing team with responsibility for creating and maintaining the highest standards of nursing care and professional performance.

  • The position will be Full Time, and there will be an onsite out of hours cover (1:6)

  • They are a RCVS approved training practice with excellent facilities where ongoing CPD is encouraged, and the job holder will have the opportunity to act as a Clinical Coach and provide support for student nurses.

The Ideal Candidate:

The successful candidate will have exceptional horse handling skills and work with enthusiasm and care.

What is on Offer:

  • Starting salary £26k+ per annum

  • Twice a year discretionary bonus scheme

  • 30 days holiday per annum (including Bank Holidays) opportunity to buy or sell extra days

  • Healthshield benefits (money back towards general wellbeing costs)

  • Enhanced sick, maternity, and paternity pay

  • Fun social events

  • Dedicated Reception teams so you can focus on nursing duties

  • CPD 3 days / £600 per annum plus potential for extra qualifications

  • Clinical Coaching opportunities

  • Full-time role with a 37.5-hour week

If you are a Registered Veterinary Nurse, with a passion for Equine work - send your CV through to Sophie today for a Confidential chat!

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Sophie on 07519119233 or email a CV to sophie@lloydandcowan.com. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us on 02887658068. If you know someone else who may be interested, why not pass this advert on to them.

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