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Permanent Head Veterinary Nurse (VETSEEK-39259)

Rainham, Essex


Head Veterinary Nurse

£25,000 to £30,000 per annum

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

Permanent Head Veterinary Nurse - Rainham, Essex

  • Are you a qualified and RCVS registered veterinary nurse?
  • Are you looking to join an established small animal practice?

Are you looking for...

  • No OOH work?
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities?

We are working with an independent veterinary practice in Rainham, Essex who are recruiting for a Permanent Head Veterinary Nurse.

The role is full time for 40 hours per week with shifts from 8:30am to 5:30pm or 10:30am to 7:30pm, along with 1 in 3 weekends from 8:30am to 5:30pm and 1 or 2 bank holidays per year. There will be time off in lieu for any weekends or bank holidays worked.

Key details:

  • Type: Small animal
  • Hours: Full time, 40 hours per week, shifts from 8:30am to 5:30pm or 10:30am to 7:30pm
  • Weekends: 1 in 3 weekends, 8:30am to 5:30pm
  • TOIL: After any weekends or bank holidays worked
  • Team: There will be a 3-person nurse team once fully recruited
  • Branch work: None required

About them:

The practice is well equipped with modern technology, including state of the art x-ray machine, full dental service, in-house laboratory and much more.

About you:

You will need to be a confident veterinary nurse with a strong all round skills set. You must have strong customer service skills and be comfortable working in a high pressure environment.


  • Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum, commensurate to experience
  • Holidays: 28 days annual leave, including bank holidays
  • CPD: Generous allowance
  • Memberships: RCVS and VDS fees paid

Must haves:

  • RCVS registered and qualified or soon to be
  • Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom
  • Have excellent verbal and 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 Vet Seekers team (details below) to discuss your veterinary career aspirations further.

Please quote job reference: 38259

T: 0333 014 7374

E: hello@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 was established in 2016 and is a multi-award-winning specialist veterinary recruitment agency (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023) and acts as an employment business 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 and our team are REC accredited. As a business, we take sustainability, environmental impact and our carbon footprint 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 could 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.

Thanks from the Vet Seekers team.

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