Head Veterinary Nurse Excellent Benefits New Mills Derby - Derbyshire

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£20,300 - £24,000 - Small Animal - Veterinary Nurse
Ref: 2270 Date Posted: Thursday 13 Sep 2018
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We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse to join a friendly professional team as Head Veterinary Nurse based at their beautiful small animal practice in New Mills, Derbyshire.

This role could suit an experienced RVN with previous leadership experience or a confident RVN who is eager to take the next step into a head nurse role; you will be fully supported within your move and we will offer full management training with our dedicated in-house internal training team.

Key Details:

  • Hours Monday to Friday: 40 hours per week – shifts ranging between 8.30 – 7.00
  • Weekends: 1 in 4 weekend rota
  • Sole charge: will be expected at the weekends.
  • OOH: None
  • Other: They are interested in your ideas and ensure plenty of client contact during nurse clinics.
  • Free parking
  • This is a fantastic opportunity to work alongside a team of three knowledgeable and skilled vets, 4 devoted nurses and lovely support staff.
  • The Practices extensive facilities and equipment including a digital x-ray, laboratory, endoscope, two consult rooms and two theatres.
  • New Mills is a small village practice that has a close knit community environment in the beautiful Peak District.


The Person:

  • We are looking for an experienced RVN who shares our passion for delivering outstanding service and care for their clients and patients. Ideally you will have previous Head Nurse experience and be confident leading a team or you are ready to take the next step into a Head Nurse position.
  • The ideal candidate will have clinical coaching experience or are keen to support and develop student nurses and not be afraid to get stuck in with the duties and lead by example. You will be fully supported within your move and we will offer full management training with our dedicated in-house internal training team.



  • Salary: £20,300 - £24,000 DOE
  • 4 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • BVNA fees paid
  • £300 CPD allowance with 2 days CPD leave and in-house CPD training
  • Fantastic career progression opportunities
  • Exclusive retail, days out and holiday discounts available
  • Eye care and childcare vouchers available
  • Discounts to a range of external CPD providers
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Auto-Enrolment Pension
  • Employee of the month awards
  • Hill's staff pet feeding scheme
  • Staff purchase scheme


Must haves:

  • RCVS registered and qualified
  • Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • 1+ years’ post-grad UK experience

What happens next?

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with your latest CV.  Alternatively, contact us to find out more details or to have a confidential discussion about this or other opportunities.

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