Head Veterinary Nurse - Clinical Coaching & Leadership Role!

Location London
Discipline: Veterinary Nurses
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Great Salary, Package & Development!
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email: sophie@lloydandcowan.com
Job ref: SGLNCBF
Published: 10 months ago

​We are seeking a Head Veterinary Nurse to join this beautiful small animal practice in Central London....

The practice have a great team made up of 2 Veterinary Surgeons, 2 Great RVN's & their Client Care Assistant! The team are passionate about providing exceptional care and are lucky enough to have a wonderful client base who are keen to work up cases to the highest standard!

The clinic will also soon be home to a new state-of-the-art ultrasound machine!

Salary and hours:

  • Starting salary £32,500 per annum

  • Hours 40 per week with 1:3 half or 1:6 full weekends

  • £750 CPD allowance with 2-days CPD leave and in-house CPD available

  • RCVS and VDS fees paid

  • 5 weeks paid annual leave plus Bank Holidays

  • Fair share of bank holiday cover at Kensington 24-Hour with time back in lieu

  • Minimal on-call duties to support our dedicated night team, if required

  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards

  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme

  • Improved Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • 100% attendance scheme and ‘peternity’ leave

The practice fully support their nurses in completing certificates to further their knowledge, and offer supportive, engaging career pathways. They have a dedicated learning platform provides collective support with tips and tricks across the network! No matter where you are within your career you will have access to further training and support with all the tools to continue your professional development.


  • In this role you will assist with financial and operational performance of your practice as well as the overall team performance and engagement.

  • You'll take pride in the delivery of exceptional clinical quality and care, encouraging a progressive clinical culture. And,  working with your regional team to ensure policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to by all of your team.

  • You'll work closely with the Lead Vet as well as our wider teams to ensure the general smooth running of your practice, from Practice Standards to Health & Safety, and ensure things such as debt is managed and controlled, and any complaints are dealt with appropriately.

  • As a Head Nurse and Clinical Coach, you will develop and support your direct reports, holding one to ones and providing regular feedback on their performance, as well as taking action to create a positive environment that results in stable retention for your branch.

About the Practice:

Nestled on a lovely high street with quaint village feel, the clinic is filled with lots of natural light providing a lovely space to work in. The practice feeds into a veterinary Hospital where all out of hour care is managed by a dedicated night team; also having an ambulance to support with hospitalising patients.

If you are an Experienced Nurse looking to take on more leadership & coaching opportunities - Get in Touch Today!

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Sophie on 07519119233 or email a CV to sophie@lloydandcowan.comIf 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. If we successfully place someone, you've referred to us; we'll give you £200 in high street vouchers as a way of saying thank you.

All applications will be treated in the STRICTEST CONFIDENCE