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Head Veterinary Nurse – Full Time

  • Location:
  • Practice Name:
    Hove Companion Care
  • Position:
    Head Veterinary Nurse
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  • External Advertising Start Date:
    07 Jan 2019
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Surgery Information / Job Description
An exciting opportunity has arisen in our established 100% small animal practice based in Hove. We are seeking an ambitious RVN looking to take the next step in their career. The practice is based inside Pets at Home on the busy Goldstone Retail Park giving the team great exposure to new and varied clients. The location of the practice also benefits from being just a short distance from Brighton and within easy reach of direct train lines into central London.


The team see a real mix of clients including a fair number of exotics and small furries and the majority of their clients are insured allowing cases to be worked up to a high standard. The bright, spacious, air-conditioned surgery is purpose built to industry leading standards and has state of the art equipment.
Person Specification
This role would suit an experienced registered nurse looking for the next step in their career or a Head Nurse who is happy to lead by example, has great communication skills and is looking to work with a positive and passionate team. You will be confident with all general nursing duties including the running of nurse clinics and ideally have experience of and enjoy coaching and mentoring student nurses.


By joining our supportive team you will be part of a team of 2 vets, 4 nurses and 4 receptionists. The whole team is dedicated to providing a superb standard of client and animal care. This role plays a key part within a small, friendly team so the ideal candidate will need to be adaptable, flexible and a good team player.


The role is full time averaging 40 hours a week and ideally including 1 in 3 weekends although this is negotiable for the right candidate. There are no OOH.

As you would expect from the market leader in small animal veterinary care we offer a supportive and friendly working environment and in return for your hard work we can also offer you:
  • CPD allowance
  • Competitive salary
  • Company pension
  • Exclusive high street, online and company discounts (inc 20% off Pets at Home)

If you share our passion for delivering outstanding healthcare, exceptional customer service and would like to join our team then please do not hesitate to contact us.


We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

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