Head Veterinary Nurse

Job title: Head Veterinary Nurse Location: Ware, Hertfordshire Practice: Medivet Standstead Abbotts Hours: Full Time Contract type: Permanent

About Us

We’re a community of passionate veterinary professionals committed to providing truly exceptional care. We’re set on building something extraordinary: creating the most forward-thinking and innovative place in the veterinary industry. 

We’re always looking for people who aspire to stand out in their field, and it’s this vision and enthusiasm that forms the foundation of how we work. 

Our mission to deliver progressive, around the clock care means our employees have the very best equipment and treatment options available, including in-house MRI machines and state-of-the-art operating theatres. 

We provide ongoing support to our teams, both in practice and through our dedicated training centre. This empowers you to get the very best from our advanced equipment while being on your journey to veterinary excellence. 

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head Nurse to join our Stanstead Abbotts practice.

The role will involve all aspects of nursing such as assisting the Veterinary Surgeons in daily duties as well as the leading the nursing team. It would suit a confident RVN who is ready to take the next step into a Head Nurse position or who has previous Head Nurse experience. Clinical coaching experience, or at least enthusiasm to become a Clinical Coach, is essential. We are looking for someone who is keen to support and develop our Student Nurses, junior RVNs and Care Assistants and is not afraid to get stuck in with the duties and to lead by example. 

You'll have a friendly and positive attitude and want to progress and expand your knowledge and skills further. Strong mentorship and support will be available to help you develop your career and get the most satisfaction from your job.

Salary & Benefits:
-Competitive salary of up to £32,500 per annum
-generous CPD allowance and in-house CPD available
-on-going training is provided as relevant to your role
-RCVS and VDS fees paid
-25 days paid annual leave
-Exclusive company discounts and rewards.


The Branch

The practice is situated in beautiful surroundings and has a loyal and friendly client base. The branch is excellently equipped with brand new ultrasound, digital x-ray, separate theatre and much more! The practice has an amazing dedicated and passionate team. Toys: digital x-ray machine, biochemistry and haematology machines, and a new ultrasound machine with 4 probes that is good enough for advanced echocardiography.

Stanstead Abbotts is part of the Enfield region within Medivet and works closely with our Enfield 24 hour hospital. Our 24 hour hospital provides the out of hours and in-patient care for our practice.