Head Registered Veterinary Nurse - £35k Salary + Benefits!

Location Great Malvern
Discipline: Veterinary Nurses
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £35,000 + Benefits
Contact name: Niamh Fanthorpe

Contact email: niamh@lloydandcowan.com
Job ref: NF046
Published: about 1 month ago

​Our client is seeking an experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse who is a progressive team player to join their team as a Head RVN in their small animal practice!

About them

The well-equipped practice includes three consult rooms, an operating theatre, imaging room, dental/grooming room, onsite laboratory, separate kennels for cats, dogs, and small furries, isolation kennel, a well-established large garden, and staff dog kennels. Thenefit from top-notch equipment, including digital radiography, ultrasound, laser, endoscopy, thermocautery, onsite lab, dental facilities, and anaesthetic monitoring machines. Collaborate with a visiting orthopaedic surgeon, offering exposure to complex surgical cases.

The dedicated team comprises 6 vets, 6 nurses, 1 ANA, 3 receptionists, 1 PM, and an insurance/ordering nurse.

The practice is seeking an experienced RVN to lead the dynamic nursing team and take on the crucial role of day-to-day management of the nursing team, organising nursing rota and holidays, and providing guidance to students. While previous head nurse experience is advantageous, it is not essential as leadership training is available. If you are a dedicated and experienced professional looking to contribute to our team's success, we welcome your application.


Nurses at this practice typically enjoy a 4.5-day working week, with flexibility for the right candidate. Weekend commitments are on a 1:6 basis, and Saturday hours are 8.30 am to 1 pm. No OOH's required for this role.


The salary for this position is up to £35,000 plus benefits.

Key Benefits

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave with increasing holiday allowance based on length of service AND your birthday off!

  • Enhanced Maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Employee Wellbeing initiatives

  • Non-accidental injury support

  • £550 CPD allowance with 3 days paid pro rata

  • VDS cover and RCVS fees paid

On-site accommodation is available if required.

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities, call or message Niamh on 07562615737 or email a CV to niamh@lloydandcowan.com

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