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Lead Nurse - Cambridgeshire

Cromwell Veterinary Group
Competitive Salary
Closing date
26 Jul 2021

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Small Animal, Hospital, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
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Cromwell Veterinary Group

Positions available.

Lead Nurse Client Journey

Lead Nurse Ward/Patient journey

Lead Nurse Surgical/Clinical

Lead Nurse Nights

Lead Nurse SVN/PCA’s

CVG is a busy 24-hour first opinion small animal hospital, RCVS accredited, with 5 branch surgeries and a fabulous physiotherapy/hydrotherapy centre. Our practice has been caring for pets for over 100 years and we pride ourselves on providing the very best care and service for our pets and their owners. We are fortunate to have our tier 3 hospital with excellent facilities and equipment and are now primed ready for further growth including a move to a new purpose-built hospital.

Our wonderful Team is at the heart of Cromwell Vets – we are one big family! We enjoy being part of our communities and attend local events to run fun dog shows raising money each year for our chosen charity and encourage team members to take part. Cromwell Vets also holds regular social events including summer events, impromptu lunchtime barbeques in the summer and the famous annual Christmas party.

We are part of the Linnaeus Group, which is a vibrant community of veterinary practices across the UK.


We are looking for pro-active, hardworking RVNs who are either already in a management position looking for a new challenge or nurses wanting to progress their career into management, becoming a Lead Nurse in an area they are passionate about. The role will include the nurturing and support of a small team of nurses, with the support of a Group Nursing Manager and Clinical Nursing Managers.

The average working week is full time (40 hr week), including weekends. Weekends will be approximately 2 shifts every 6 weeks. Each shift on average is 8 hours long starting at 6am and last shift finishing at 10pm. On-call shifts average out at one full weekend 2-3 times per year.

We have a dedicated night team, and dedicated branch nurses however holiday and sickness cover is expected as required.

The successful candidate will share the values of Cromwell Vets; to be open and honest, have the passion to provide excellence in the service given to our clients and their pets. Have a willingness to learn and continual improve whilst respecting and valuing each other.


Generous CPD allowance, staff discount, RCVS and BVNA membership paid.

A pension scheme, 33 days holiday including bank holidays (pro-rota for part-time staff)

Leadership training

Salary is based on years qualified


  • We are the only Small Animal Veterinary Hospital in the area, fully accredited and regularly inspected by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.
  • We provide a comprehensive diagnostic service including radiography, ultrasound scanning, endoscopy and electrocardiography. Most samples can be analysed in-house, giving fast and accurate results.
  • We operate Huntingdon Veterinary Emergency Service from our own premises, with a dedicated team of Veterinary staff experienced in Emergency & Critical care procedures, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
  • We are also an “Investor in People” practice.
Find Us
01480 52222
36 St. Johns Street
PE29 3DG
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