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Head Veterinary Nurse

Easipetcare, Reading
Reading, Berkshire
The salary for this role is up to £30,000 depending on experience.
Closing date
11 Jul 2022

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The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head Veterinary Nurse to join our outgoing team at Easipetcare Reading! We are looking for a confident and enthusiastic individual to lead a team of nurses and help drive the practice forwards. This role could lend itself to someone with clinical leadership experience or an RVN looking for their first Head Nurse role!

Here at Easipetcare, your general day-to-day nursing duties will include: theatre work, medical nursing, nurse clinics, and helping with reception if there is a need. You'll take pride in the delivery of exceptional clinical quality and care, encourage a progressive clinical culture, and ensure Easipetcare policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to by all of your team.

We will also support you in additional responsibilities such as student nurse training if this is an interest.

You will work closely with the Head Vet and Practice Principal to ensure that our core values are met, and that gold standard care is provided to all patients that come to the practice.

Typically, this role is 5 days a week, for a 40-hour working week. With no out of hours or on-call, and only 1:3 weekends.

The salary for this role is up to £30,000 depending on experience.

About Us

At Easipetcare, we pride ourselves on offering high-quality vet care at prices affordable to all. Easipetcare Reading is a first opinion SA practice, our facility is large and modern with 4 consult rooms: a dedicated x-ray and ultrasound room and a large modern theatre and prep room. We are conveniently situated in the lovely high street of Woodley – Just a 10-minute walk to and from the train station, with easy links to London.

Our friendly team consists of 2 vets, 2 Registered Veterinary Nurses and 2 Animal Nursing Assistants, all supported by superbly efficient receptionists. Our team is zealous about providing gold standard care to our clients and their pets. We have a strong ethos of teamwork and communication. Our highly experienced Practice Principal regularly provides rewards to our team with Costa Fridays and our monthly practice star award celebrates our employee’s achievements as we very much focus on our teams’ well-being

Applicant Requirements

Our ideal candidate will be a passionate and confident nurse – registered with the RCVS. You will be dedicated to providing stellar service to both our clients and their pets. Being a cake, pizza, and coffee lover is an absolute must! This is an opportunity to join a passionate team with a head office that actively encourages undertaking further qualifications that interest you.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  • Increasing holiday based on length of service
  • CPD paid days and allowance
  • L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Birthday leave
  • RCVS Membership paid
  • VDS cover
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Service-related company sick pay
  • Initiatives focussed on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch. BH5035.

To submit your application click the apply button.


As the UK’s leading provider of low cost veterinary care, we believe cost should never be a barrier to the protection and health of your precious pet.
Without any compromise on veterinary care, our Main Centres and Vaccination Clinics offer an incredibly friendly service at prices up to 40% cheaper than traditional vets.

If your puppy or kitten needs its first vaccinations or your family perfect pet is due its booster vaccination, we make is easy to give the protection your pet needs.Just click on the links to find your nearest easipetcare Main Centre or Vaccination Clinic.

The fantastic veterinary surgeons and nurses you'll find in our full service Main Centres understand just how special your pets are to you. From professional consultations for any concerns, surgical procedures including neutering, advanced pet care or a free health check for your senior pet - we do it all.

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106 Crockhamwell Road
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