Head RVN - Old Isleworth

Isleworth (City/Town), London (Greater)
Competitive salary dep on experience
28 Jun 2021
28 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Contract

We are looking for an experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse to join the team as Head Veterinary Nurse at our fantastic hospital based in Old Isleworth. 

The role will involve all aspects of nursing as well as assisting with the day-to-day running of the practice. This position provides you with the opportunity to develop nursing clinics and use your initiative to promote new ideas; more responsibilities will form part of this role with full support being provided by the nursing team.

As a Head Veterinary Nurse you will be responsible for a variety of nursing duties as well as sharing best practice with your team and helping to support and develop the student nurses in your practice.

All of our head nurses are provided with dedicated support from our head-office; here the stress of dealing with recruitment, H&S, practice standards, marketing (and much more) is taken care of, and while there are still admin duties involved in your role, this support will allow you to spend more time managing your team and doing what you love, nursing!

This is a full time permanent position, covering 40 hours a week over 5 days. This shift pattern includes 1:4 full weekends.

Medivet is growing rapidly and it is an exciting time to join us - we encourage growth and development within your role and are truly committed to help our Medivet family members achieve their goals.

Salary and benefits:

Competitive salary of up to £29,000, dependent on experience 

Generous CPD allowance and in-house CPD available

Ongoing training is provided as relevant to your role

RCVS and VDS fees paid

5 weeks paid annual leave

Exclusive company discounts and rewards

A friendly, supportive environment within a rewarding role

Skills and experience:

You must be a Veterinary Nurse who is registered with the RCVS.

Previous experience working in a small animal practice is required.


The Vet practices are friendly and family oriented independent Veterinary practices in beautiful, leafy SW London.  We are looking for an enthusiastic, goal-oriented and self-motivated full-time Registered Veterinary Nurse to help continue the rapid growth of the practice.  Supported by an excellent team of Vets, RVNs, Trainee Nurses and dedicated reception staff, The Vet on Richmond Hill, The Vet in Old Isleworth and The Vet in St Margarets are a professional but fun environment where client and patient care are balanced with great team morale and enjoyment of our wonderful job.

This role requires excellent clinical and customer service skills, with an ability to practice sole charge and support the learning of training nurses.

40hrs per week with Saturdays on a 1/3 rota basis is rewarded with a salary based on experience. We actively encourage further study with CPD allowance and study leave, along with 29days holiday including public holidays.  RCVS and BVNA memberships plus VDS cover are also paid for. 

About you:

  • Is team work a strength of yours and the ability to work in a growing veterinary practice sound interesting?
  • Are you keen to build relationships with clients and comfortable liaising with other Veterinary team members, Specialists and service providers?

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