Head Veterinary Nurse - North Finchley

London (North), London (Greater)
Salary up to £32,615 per annum depending on experience
09 May 2022
09 Jun 2022
Contract Type

We are seeking a Head Veterinary Nurse to join our practice at Medivet North Finchley! 

This is a clinical leadership position working closely with our Lead Vet and nursing team to deliver exceptional care and provide clinical coaching to support our SVN in practice. 

We encourage growth within your role and are truly committed to helping our Medivet community achieve its goals.

We offer clear Head Nurse career pathways, tailored by you to suit your individual needs as well as collective support with tips and tricks across the whole of Medivet and online learning which you can manage at your own pace.

So whether you're an established HVN or taking the first step into a management role, you will have access to further training and support with all the tools to continue your professional development. 

Salary and hours:

  • Salary up to £32,615 per annum depending on experience 
  • Hours 40 per week with 1:6 weekends
  • Fair share of bank holiday cover with TOIL and minimal on-call duties 
  • £300 CPD allowance with 2-days CPD leave
  • RCVS, VDS, and BVNA membership fees 
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays 
  • Improved Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Additional benefits, including a 100% attendance scheme and ‘Paternity’ leave

Key accountabilities:

In this role, you will assist with the financial and operational performance of your practice as well as the overall team performance and engagement.

You'll take pride in the delivery of exceptional clinical quality and care, encouraging a progressive clinical culture. And, ensure Medivet policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to by all of your team. 

You'll work closely with the Lead Vet as well as our wider teams to ensure the general smooth running of your practice, from Practice Standards to Health & Safety, and ensure things such as debt are managed and controlled and any complaints are dealt with appropriately. 

As a Head Nurse and Clinical Coach, you will develop and support your direct reports, holding one to one and providing regular feedback on their performance.

From time to time you may need to assist your Area Manager with recruitment by meeting potential new team members during a practice visit, as well as taking action to create a positive environment that results in stable retention for your branch. 


Medivet North Finchley has a small team made up of our Lead Vet and Student Nurse. 

It is located just a short drive away from our Hendon 24-Hour Hospital where we have access to the most advanced diagnostic techniques such as CT-scan and MRI but also digital X-ray, ultrasound, full inhouse lab, and three surgical theatres. As well as access to their specialized services when it comes to more complex cases and procedures such as orthopedics.

Medivet North Finchley is situated on the high street and has its own private parking spaces. You will have access to shops, cafes, supermarkets, and restaurants near the clinic and it is located just a 10-minute walk away from Woodside Underground on the Northern Line. 

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