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Permanent Team Leader Veterinary Nurse (VETSEEK-7477)

St Helens, Merseyside

Veterinary Nurse

£25,000 to £28,000 per annum

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

We have an opportunity at a practice located in St Helens who are recruiting for a Permanent Team Leader Veterinary Nurse to join their team of committed theatre referral clinicians.

This first opinion and referral practice is home to a team of 20 vets and over 50 nurses at their main hospital, with ACAs, SVNs, RVNs and Diploma holding RVNs. They have 9 other branches in the area.

This role is based in theatre assisting the referral clinicians with a varied and busy case load including orthopaedics, soft tissue surgery and imaging. The practice has on site CT and MRI scanners as well as multiparameter monitoring equipment, and a team of very experienced and knowledgeable theatre nurses.

The candidate will be an experienced RVN with great leadership and organisational skills with a passion for surgical nursing and anaesthesia. Previous referral nursing is essential.

The role will require you to work 40 hours per week from Monday to Friday. The shifts will be 8am to 4pm and 10:30am to 6:30pm on alternate weeks, along with the additional 12pm to 8pm cover. You will also work 1 in 5 full weekends. There will be no mandatory OOH work but, if desirable, there is the opportunity to pick up additional paid shifts.

Key Details:

  • Hours: Full time Monday to Friday (8am to 4pm, 10:30am to 6:30pm)
  • Weekends: 1:5 full weekends
  • OOH: No
  • Sole charge: No
  • Computer System: Bespoke
  • Team: Strong, supportive team

The role:

  • They offer a professional but fun environment, where client and patient care are balanced with great team morale and enjoyment of their wonderful job
  • This role requires excellent clinical and customer service skills
  • You will be able to maximise your nursing skill set working here

About them:

  • They are a well-established small animal practice with large, collaborative team and a loyal and growing client base


They have an extensive range of facilities, including:

  • CT scanner
  • Digital X-ray
  • Ultrasound
  • Blood test machines
  • Doppler blood pressure machine
  • CO2 laser

About you:

  • You will need to be confident in your own abilities and have excellent clinical and customer service skills to succeed in this
  • Teamwork, patient care, high standards and relationships building with clients are at the forefront of what they do
  • They are looking for an enthusiastic, goal oriented and self-motivated veterinary nurse to continue the rapid growth of the practice.
  • You will need to be comfortable liaising with other veterinary team members, specialists and service providers


  • Salary: 25,000 to 28,000 per annum
  • CPD allowance and in-house CPD sessions
  • RCVS fees covered
  • 30 days holiday including Bank Holidays
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity pay
  • HealthShield
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company pension

Must haves:

RCVS Registered & Qualified or soon to be.

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: 7477

T: 0333 014 7374

E: info@vetseekers.co.uk

W: www.vetseekers.co.uk

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