Head Registered Veterinary Nurse - Oxted

  • Location Oxted, Surrey
  • Salary Up to £29,500 package, depending on experience
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • FR01643
  • Closing date 8th Mar 2021

We have lots of great roles for those who share our values

We have an exciting full-time Head Veterinary Nurse position at our long-established branch in Oxted, as our current Head Nurse is transferring to a different department.

The role will involve all aspects of nursing as well as assisting with training our student nurses through clinical coaching. 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 Head Veterinary Nurse, you will be responsible for the overseeing of the administration associated with the daily running of the branch, as well as supporting and delivering standards of the RCVS PSS scheme and the requirements of a training practice. At Oxted, there is minimal reception cover during the weekdays, as our receptionists are there everyday from open to close.

This is a full time permanent position, covering 40 hours a week over 5 days. You will also be part of a weekend rota, covering 1:5 full weekends at Medivet 24 Hour Beckenham (with time off in lieu).

Salary and benefits

Competitive salary of up to £29,500 per annum

Generous CPD allowance and in-house CPD available

RCVS and VDS fees paid

5 weeks paid annual leave

A friendly, supportive environment within a rewarding role

And much more!

Skills and Experience

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

Experience of leading a small team or a strong desire to develop these skills is required.

The Branch

Medivet Oxted is a small animal branch located within walking distance of the pleasant and popular village of Oxted and its train station. The branch has on offer: excellent and spacious, RCVS approved facilities providing both independent cat and dog wards, three consulting rooms, double operating theatre and separate dental suite. They have a full in-house laboratory with both biochemistry and haematology analysers and digital radiography.

Our Oxted team is lead by a branch partner and veterinary surgeon who is supported by an assistant second vet, two part time receptionists and two student veterinary nurses.

Apply today to become part of our family.

Why join us?

We’re a family of passionate veterinary professionals committed to providing truly exceptional care.

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.

Search our opportunities and apply today to become part of our family.

Progress your career with Medivet

Development is at the heart of everything we do. We have a wealth of opportunities for veterinary professionals to pursue their interests, develop their clinical and business skills, and take their careers in whichever directions they choose.

How we work

Medivet is a family of passionate, supportive and thoughtful veterinary professionals. We work as one team to support each other, grow the business, and make sure every pet receives the very best care.

Meet some of our people

Learn more about life at Medivet from colleagues in clinical and non-clinical roles.

Megan Jones

Deputy Head Nurse

“I branched out to other companies, but returned to Medivet having not found the same family community elsewhere.”

Jerry Dunne

Branch Partner and Veterinary Surgeon

“I thought I was going to stay for two years and move on to the next job but I fell in love with the team and the spirit of everything.”

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