Head Registered Veterinary Nurse - Staffordshire

Salary up to £28,893 dependent on experience
05 Jan 2022
05 Feb 2022
Contract Type

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our team in the Staffordshire region. If you like the idea of locumming as an RVN but want the security of a permanent role with all the benefits, this is the role for you.  

This position will offer a varied workload working alongside our supportive teams in our practices. It will provide you with the opportunity to develop and progress, use your initiative and promote new ideas.  

This mobile role will include working at our Newcastle Under Lyme, Nantwich, Stoke-on-Trent, Rocester and Whitchurch practices. 

Strong mentorship and support will be available to help you develop your career and get the most satisfaction from your role. You will have the opportunity form part of a community of Head nurses, a platform which activity promotes the sharing of ideas and suggestions with other head nurses within the region.

Clinical coach experience would be desirable, with a passion to support and develop future student nurses whilst leading by example. You will be fully supported within your move and we will offer full management training through our dedicated in-house Head Veterinary Nurse development programme.

This is a full time role working 40 hours per week with 1:4 half weekends. For any questions about this role please email carlie.smith@medivet.co.uk 

Salary & Benefits:

Salary up to £28,893 dependent on experience

RCVS fees paid

5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays

Fantastic career progression

Enhanced maternity pay 

Plus amazing staff benefits which include: perturnity days, extra days annual leave for high attendance, retail discounts and offers. 


Newcastle Under Lyme practice has a very long-standing and friendly client base who appreciate the personal service we provide. The practice has a well planned layout including a large reception area, two vet consulting rooms, a nurse consulting room, prep and theatre, digital x-ray and ultrasound, well equipped wards and lab facilities. Our team of three nurses, patient care assistants and two other vets will be happy to welcome you to their world and share their enthusiasm. This is a 2.5 vet, 6 support staff clinic and do lots of cases on cardiology and brachycephalic breeds. 

Medivet Nantwich has a large friendly team of 4 Vets, 3 registered nurses, 1 student nurse, 1 patient care assistant and 2 client care assistants. The practice has digital x-ray, In-house Idexx blood analyzers for haematology & biochemistry and Ultrasound. There is a varied case load including exotic species & orthopaedic surgery. There are separate cattery & kennel areas as well as an isolation unit.  

Rocester practice facilities include digital x-ray, lab equipment, prep area and equipped theatre. You will be exposed to a varied and interesting case load in our clinic. This is a 1 vet, 2 nurse clinic. 

Medivet Stoke on Trent is located on London Road. The practice is very accessible with the M6 and the A50 a 5-minute drive away. You will work closely with our Newcastle branch and refer to this branch for anything beyond Stokes capabilities. This is a 1 vet, 2 nurse clinic.

Whitchurch practice has ample parking and is in close proximity to supermarket and hardware store. The team at Whitchurch consists of two full time vets,, 1 full time RVN’s and 2 SVN’s. This practice has digital x-ray, separate prep and theatre with two consult rooms.

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