Head Veterinary Nurse - Berkshire - Ref: ST10336

Job Role

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Job Type




My client has an exciting opportunity for a Head Veterinary Nurse to join their outgoing team in Berkshire. They 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!

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 policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to by all of your team. The practice 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 their 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.

My client pride themselves on offering high-quality vet care at prices affordable to all. It is a first opinion SA practice, the facility is large and modern with 4 consult rooms; a dedicated x-ray and ultrasound room and a large modern theatre and prep room.

Their friendly team consists of 2 vets, 2 Registered Veterinary Nurses and 2 Animal Nursing Assistants, all supported by superbly efficient receptionists. Their team is zealous about providing gold standard care to their clients and their pets. They have a strong ethos of teamwork and communication. Their highly experienced Practice Principal regularly provides rewards to their team with Costa Fridays and the monthly practice star award celebrates their employee’s achievements.

The ideal candidate will be a passionate and confident nurse – registered with the RCVS. You will be dedicated to providing stellar service to both 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.


  • Increasing holiday based on length of service

  • CPD paid days and allowance

  • 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

  • Career progression opportunities

For further information, feel free to call me on 01392 249647, or email me your CV at sam@jhprecruitment.com

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