0333 014 7374

Professional veterinary recruitment

Vet Seekers are a Multi-Award Winning Specialist Veterinary Recruitment Agency


Permanent Head Veterinary Nurse (VETSEEK-7555)

Basingstoke and Deane, Hampshire


Veterinary Nurse

£27,000-£32,000 per annum

Full time / Permanent

Add to shortlist + Remove from shortlist

Job description

We are working with an independent, RCVS accredited veterinary practice on the outskirts of Basingstoke, Hampshire are currently recruiting for a Head Veterinary Nurse to join them and run one of their practices. This position would involve working 40 hours per week between 8:00am and 7:00pm each day, as well as 1 in 8 Saturday rota working 8am until 3pm. The practice outsources all out of hours meaning there is no requirement to be involved in this.

The role would likely be split around 60% clinical time and 40% management time, leading a team of 10 nurses.

This position would suit a well experienced RVN candidate who is looking for the next positive step in their career, or a candidate with previous experience running a branch/managing nurses.

Key Job Details:

Type: Small animal only

Hours Mon-Fri: 40 hours per week, between 8:00am and 7:00pm each day

Weekends: 1 in 8 Saturday rota

OOH: None required - all outsourced

Team: 10 Vets, 10 Nurses and other support staff

About them:

An independent small animal veterinary practice located close to Basingstoke, Hampshire who have 3 fully equipped surgeries within the local area. They host a wide range of facilities including multiple consultation rooms, operating theatre, in house laboratory, radiography and ultrasound machine.

The candidate:

You will be an enthusiastic, efficient and hard-working veterinary nurse who is eager to take a positive step in their career. You will be a qualified veterinary nurse with a strong all-round skill set and a desire to continue learning. Although previous experience running a branch or leading a team would be beneficial, it is not essential.

It is essential you hold your own driving license due to the location of the practice.

The Package:

Salary 27,000-32,000 depending on skills & experience

Generous Annual CPD allowance with specific interests supported

28 days annual leave + bank holidays

Paid RCVS & VDS Membership

Company pension scheme

Must haves:

RCVS Registration

3+ years qualified veterinary nurse experience

Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom.

Have excellent verbal / written communication skills

What happens next?

CLICK APPLY NOW or if you have any pre-application questions or if this role is not quite right for you, please contact the VS Team (details below) to discuss your veterinary career aspirations further.

Please quote job reference: 7555

T: 0333 014 7374

E: info@vetseekers.co.uk

W: www.vetseekers.co.uk

Please note: All communications and applications are treated in the strictest confidence. When it comes to your privacy, as an ethical veterinary recruiter we do not send your details anywhere without your permission.

Vet Seekers established in 2016 and are a Multi-Award Winning Specialist Veterinary Recruitment Agency (2019, 2020, 2021) and act as an employment business & an employment agency for the supply of locum and permanent staff for the veterinary industry across the UK and Overseas.

Vet Seekers is fully compliant with GDPR, is ICO registered along with our team being REC accredited. As a business Vet Seekers takes sustainability, environmental and carbon impact very seriously and have committed to plant trees for every permanent and locum veterinary superstar we find work for, as well as every referral we receive.

Refer: If this position is not for you but you know someone who may be interested, pass this advert on to them or ask them to get in contact with us. As a thank you we will plant 50 trees on your behalf.

Search over 1000 veterinary jobs here: https://tinyurl.com/Vet-Seekers

Thanks from all the Vet Seekers team.

Apply for this job

Required fields




Recommended fields

Choose a CV from your account

  • No resume attached

Maximum filesize 10mb. Allowed file types: .pdf,.doc,.docx,.wpf,.xls,.txt

Required field