Head Veterinary Nurse

Head Veterinary Nurse Sutton, Greater London Medivet 24 Hour Sutton - Wingrave Vets Full Time, Permanent

The Opportunity

Are you interested in working in a beautiful, friendly and well supported practice on the doorstep of North Downs and The Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty? well here in the lovely area of Surrey you can do just that! 

We have a long history of providing exceptional patient/client care to our local community and are seeking a Head Registered Veterinary Nurse to join us in our journey! 

Key benefits include:

  • Salary package D.O.E – please get in touch to discuss what your looking for
  • £750 CPD allowance with 2-days CPD leave
  • RCVS, VDS and BVNA membership fees
  • 5 weeks paid annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata)
  • Improved Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Additional benefits, including 100% attendance scheme and ‘Peternity’ leave

The role will involve all aspects of Nursing 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. 

We’re proud to be feline friendly, awarded with a Gold Standard Cat-Friendly Clinic Award from the International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM).

To support this, our practice has separate cat and dog waiting rooms, wards, consult rooms and isolation areas.

We have a dental suite equipped with dental x-ray, full in-house lab with Idexx analysers. endoscopic and laparoscopic equipment. We also offer rhinoscopy. Digital x-ray and ultrasound.

We have a progressive team of eight vets including our dedicated night team who manage all out of hours for the hospital and surrounding branches.

The team is led by our Branch Partners, Michael and Paolo.

Michael has a certificate in Small Animal Surgery with knowledge and expertise in all aspects of surgery including soft tissue and orthopaedics, radiography, analgesia and rehabilitation following musculoskeletal disorders.

Paolo has nine years’ experience with interests in medicine, ultrasonography, endoscopy and currently working towards his certificate in Internal Medicine.

We have a fantastic nursing / support team with four qualified nurses, five student nurses and dedicated receptionists.

We are in close proximity to London with direct train connections to London Victoria and London Bridge with 25-30minutes journey time so you are close enough to London to enjoy all of what the capital has to offer. 

Sutton 24 Hour is situated in a fantastic neighbourhood. Our clients are dedicated to their pets and we are lucky enough to work in a practice where we can thoroughly work-up cases.

Our address is 84 Mulgrave Road Sutton SM2 6LZ

To apply for the Head Registered Veterinary Nurse role, click the apply now button.

If you don’t have an up-to-date CV or would prefer an informal chat about the role before applying, please contact Lee on lee.britt@medivet.co.uk

Role accountabilities

  • Registered with the RCVS 
  • Previous leadership experience would be ideal 
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • A collaborative team player 
  • Great communication skills with both colleagues and clients 
  • Practice standards, ensuring policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to by all your team

About Us

Medivet is a leading veterinary care provider, operating in the UK, Germany, Spain and France with more than 500 branches and 27 24-hour veterinary centres.

We’re proud to support a large, connected and growing community of colleagues who provide exceptional care, always there. That’s more than a strapline for us, we truly believe every interaction we have matters and that we can make a real difference.

We’re continuing our mission to deliver exceptional care, always there by creating great experiences for our patients, clients, and colleagues through a forward-thinking and caring environment where we make every experience better by using the very best equipment and treatment options available, including in-house MRI machines and state-of-the-art operating theatres.

We love working with talented, like-minded people who want to stand out in their field and whose compassion for animals always goes way beyond their job. We have exciting plans for the future so come and join us on our journey.

Job number: FR05002