Head Registered Veterinary Nurse - Maternity cover

Enfield (City/Town), London (Greater)
Salary of up to £32,500 per annum depending on experience
30 Sep 2022
30 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Contract

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 is to deliver progressive, around-the-clock care which 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

This is a maternity cover Head Nurse role starting in December 2022, with the potential to continue beyond the fixed-term contract depending on vacancies.

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. The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of qualified 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 will be fully supported we offer management training. 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 of £32,500 depending on experience
  • - £750 CPD allowance with 2-days CPD leave
  • - RCVS, VDS and BVNA membership fees 
  • - 25 days annual leave (equivalent to 5 weeks) 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 ‘Peternity’ leave


Medivet Enfield Great Cambridge Road is a large branch with both Vet and Nurse consult rooms. It has a varied caseload and a friendly team. The 24-hour hospital is very nearby, great for when help is needed or for referring cases. Offering occasional orthopaedic cases, blood pressure cautery, suction, and pulse oximetry. The branch also does some charity work and neutering. With Biochemistry, haematology, microscope, electrolytes and Isolation area, soon to have an ultrasound machine. On-site parking is also available.

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