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Permanent Veterinary Nursing Manager (VETSEEK-7472)

St Helens, Merseyside

Veterinary Nurse

£25,000 to £30,000 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 Registered Veterinary Nursing Manager position to take command of their talented team of over 50 nursing staff.

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. The nursing manager works closely with the practice manager/senior Vets and senior nursing team to help oversee the nursing staff and develop the practice.

The role will require you to work 40 hours per week from Monday to Friday. The 5-day week will be split up into 3 days of non-clinical work from 9am to 5pm and 2 days of clinical work, covering a mix of shifts. There will be no OOH work.


  • Oversee all nursing staff
  • Recruitment - Organise and perform interviews
  • Manage sickness - perform back to work interviews and monitor sickness
  • Perform Performance Development Reviews
  • Oversee student nurses
  • Auditing
  • Oversee practice standards
  • Branch cover
  • Arrange internal and external CPD
  • Assist client care team with complaints
  • Clinical coaching would be an advantage

Key details:

  • Hours: Full time Monday to Friday (40 hours per week)
  • Weekends: No
  • 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 30,000 per annum
  • 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: 7472

T: 0333 014 7374

E: info@vetseekers.co.uk

W: www.vetseekers.co.uk

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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.

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