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Head Registered Veterinary Nurse

Quarrington, Sleaford
Salary package of up to £32,500 per annum depending on experience
Closing date
18 Jul 2022

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The role:

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity and a fantastic first step to becoming a head registered veterinary nurse? 

We are looking for a motivated and friendly individual with a strong passion for animal care and welfare to join us. In this role you will receive full support and guidance, working in our purpose-built Quarrington practice that is looking to progress to become a 24hr hospital. You will be able to work on your own or as part of a team and to be able to use your own initiative. You’ll have a friendly and positive attitude and want to progress and expand your knowledge and skills further. This position provides you with the opportunity to develop nursing clinics and use your initiative to promote new ideas.

The successful candidate will have plenty of hands-on experience with patients; you will be responsible for maintaining and overseeing all areas of the practice and the general environment to a high clinical standard, following protocols, enjoy working as part of a busy team, and possess the confidence to work alone when required; to lead a team of DHVN, RVN's, PCA's and CCA's and working alongside the lead veterinary team, you will have a flexible and adaptable approach to work and be happy to get stuck in where ever you're needed.

This is a full-time permanent position, covering 40 hours per week however part-time can be discussed. You will also be part of a weekend rota, covering 1:4 weekends.

Salary up to £32,500 per annum

Employee Benefits:

  • - £750 CPD allowance plus 2 days paid leave
  • - 25 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays
  • - Access to a large amount of in-house CPD
  • - RCVS, VDS, BVA fees paid
  • - Certificate opportunities paid for
  • - Enhanced maternity/paternity leave
  • - 24-hour access to wellbeing and employee assistance programme
  • - Long service awards
  • - Fantastic career progression opportunities
  • - Hapibenefits - Exclusive retail, days out, and holiday discounts available
  • - Employee recognition
  • - Eye care and childcare vouchers available
  • - Peternity leave - a day off to introduce your new puppy or kitten into your home
  • - Additional paid leave for exceptional attendance

At Medivet Quarrington you will be working with an experienced team that provides lots of support. Sharing our values of being trustworthy, caring, and progressive, you will have all the softer skills essential to working effectively, and building trusting relationships with your colleagues and clients.

Further education and development of colleagues are actively encouraged and certificates can be supported for the successful candidate.

Medivet is growing rapidly and it is an exciting time to join us - we encourage growth and development within your role and are truly committed to helping our Medivet family members achieve their goals.

Key accountabilities:

You will be an experienced member of the team helping with all aspects of theatre, medical nursing, and nurse clinics therefore you will need to be competent and confident. You will need to work as part of a team and on your own initiative, leading and progressing the team and practice.

Skills and experience:

  • - You must be a Registered Veterinary Nurse with the RCVS


Medivet Quarrington is a lovely purpose-built practice, with a large prep area to which all theatres are attached to. It has 2 sterile theatres, Orthopaedic surgery, a separate dental room, a separate x-ray room, and separate dog and cat areas with exotic wards. The practice also has a large conference and training room upstairs. 

The practice is well equipped with the hope we can expand to CT in the future. They are ISFM accredited (cat-friendly accredited).

We have a lovely, supportive team who are very dedicated to moving the practice forward. It’s a 20-minute drive to Lincoln city centre and a 25-minute drive from the A1, A15, and A17, with a train station a few minute's walk


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.

In everything we do, we work together and look out for each other. We’re all working towards the same goal: exceptional care.

Our people support each other within practices and across regions, and our clinicians work closely with our Support Centre colleagues – forming one team made of many teams. We work hard together but socialise, too. We’re proud that our community fosters strong bonds and friendships.

All our people are warmly encouraged to get involved in shaping the business, to consider becoming partners, or move into management roles. Every day, there’s a chance to have an impact on this business in its exciting growth phase.

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

Find Us
01923 470000
Unit 4 Mowat Industrial Estate
Sandown Road
WD24 7UY
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