The Role

We are looking for a Head Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our dedicated team. The role will involve general nursing duties, overseeing the nursing team and providing support where needed and general maintenance and monitoring. The position is full time, 5 day week – shifts will vary and cover between 8am and 7pm. Occasional Saturday morning and no OOH. Salary range £26,500 – £28,000.

About Us

We are a friendly and approachable first opinion, single site small animal practice based in a beautiful market town on the edge of the New Forest in Southern Hampshire. We are an RCVS inspected and approved practice and also recognised by ISFM as a cat friendly clinic who operate from a purpose designed converted barn. Our practice team consists of 4-5 vets, 5-6 nurses and a full reception/admin team.

When possible, we like to take part in local charity events and support and encourage visits to the practice for young people of various organisations including schools. Our aim of our arranged practice visits is to raise awareness of the importance of pet health care and promote the veterinary profession.

Applicant Requirements

We require a qualified nurse, ideally with clinical experience. You will be a team player who is excited to join our already close, friendly supportive team of nurses.

Benefits (subject to pro rata) 

• 4 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
• 3 days paid CPD leave
• £550 CPD allowance per annum
• RCVS Membership paid
• Service based holiday entitlement increases
• VDS cover
• Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
• Enhanced paternity pay
• Birthday leave
• Discounted veterinary fees
• My Benefits – various discounts including retail & gym memberships
• Cycle to Work scheme
• Pension
• CPD/training support
• Paid bereavement leave
• Company sick pay
• Employee opinion survey
• Free uniform in a number of roles
• Annual pay reviews
• Social events
• Academy & Leadership courses
• Focus on employee wellbeing
• Relocation packages
• Career progression opportunities
• Free flu jabs

As a BAME and LGBT+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long term health conditions, and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

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