Head Veterinary Nurse

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse (RVN)

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £36000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Brad Harris

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7193 4003

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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Position Available: Head Veterinary Nurse

Location: Bristol

About Us:

We are representing a leading veterinary practice in the heart of Brislington, dedicated to providing exceptional pet care for over 125 years. Our practice boasts state-of-the-art facilities and a dynamic team committed to delivering the highest standards of veterinary care.

Role Overview:

We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our friendly and welcoming team. As a Head Veterinary Nurse, you will play a pivotal role in leading and managing our nursing team while ensuring excellent patient care and client satisfaction.

Key Responsibilities:

Leading and managing a team of RVNs and VCAs.
Assisting with recruitment and training of nursing staff.
Providing clinical coaching to junior nurses and supporting student placements.
Overseeing anaesthesia monitoring, in-house lab samples, and Schedule 3 procedures.
Conducting nurse consultations and maintaining patient welfare and care.
Managing stock and ensuring compliance with health & safety regulations.
Opportunity to conduct nurse clinics or puppy parties.


Qualified and registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN).
Experience in leading a team within a veterinary practice is desirable.
Proficient in anaesthesia monitoring, lab procedures, and patient care.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong organizational and leadership abilities.
Computer literate with good people skills.


Competitive salary depending on experience.
Paid RCVS fees, VDS, BVA subscriptions.
Paid holidays with additional day off for your Birthday.
Generous CPD allowance and support.
Contributory pension schemes.
Exclusive company and high street discounts.

About the Practice:
Our Client is a RCVS accredited practice actively supporting animal welfare initiatives. Their dedicated team of 18 includes experienced vets, nurses, VCAs, receptionists, and a practice manager, all led by seasoned professionals with extensive industry experience. With a commitment to staff wellbeing and professional development, they offer a supportive and inclusive work environment.

Location and Facilities:

Conveniently located, their practice offers ample on site parking and easy access by public transport. Our modern facilities include consult rooms, a large theatre area, dental suite with dental x-ray, laser therapy system, digital radiography, ultrasound, blood machines, and more.

If you are passionate about providing outstanding veterinary care and want to be part of our caring and friendly team, apply now or contact Brad Tel - 020 7193 2194 or Email Brad@healthrecruitnetwork.co.uk for an informal discussion. Join us on our mission to make a positive difference in the lives of pets and their owners.

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