Registered Veterinary Nurse- (London)

Location London
Discipline: Veterinary Nurses
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £37k
Contact name: Paul

Contact email:
Job ref: PMC6058
Published: almost 1 year ago

We at Lloyd & Cowan are delighted to be working with a practice who are seeking a Head Veterinary Nurse to join their small, family feel team. As the Head Nurse you will be in charge of the rota and ensuring the practice needs are met alongside those of your team. You will also be in charge of developing the nurse team in their skills and education which we will back with CPD and any other training routes you think will help the practice.

Working hours:

This is a Full-Time role, working 40 hours per week with no OOH. They are flexible and therefore happy to discuss working hours that would suit you.


  • The salary for this role is up to £37,000pa depending on experience.

  • £3,000 Relocation Allowance

About Us

They have been established for 21 years with a loyal client base and they are seen as part of the community with an excellent reputation. The surgery is in an ideal location, situated between Croydon and London, next to Brockwell Park with access to great transport links.

They are a busy, 100% small animal focused practice dealing with a wide range of routine and challenging cases. Their success and growth are achieved by looking after our clients, their pets and supporting their colleagues. They also support the IVC Graduate programmes as well as being an RVN training practice.

The surgery houses all the usual equipment. Their digital x-ray (including dental) and ultrasound are all Dicom enabled and linked into their Consulting rooms. In house blood machines, multi parameter monitoring equipment, and more. Dedicated surgical, dental and imaging areas plus separate cat and dog wards and consulting rooms.

They are a Registered Training Practice and they fully support their nurses in completing certificates to further their knowledge and development which is further supported by their dedicated learning and development platforms and networking.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Within this role you will be an integral part of the management team and will assist with financial and operational performance of the practice as well as the overall team performance and engagement.

  • You will be highly motivated and hold strong communication and people skills in order to lead in the delivery of exceptional nursing care whilst encouraging a progressive clinical culture.

  • Clinical coaching qualification desirable but not essential.

In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from –

(Subject to Pro Rata)
• 6.6 weeks annual leave
• Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
• Your birthday as a paid day off
• Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
• Private Medical Insurance
• Cycle to Work scheme
• Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing, including discounted gym membership
• Non-accidental injury support
• £550 CPD allowance per annum
• Certificate support
• VDS cover
• RCVS fees
• Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
• Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
• Discounted staff pet care

For more Information or to express your interest in this opportunity send a CV to Paul via the Link.

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Paul on 07936947875 or email a CV to 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. 

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.