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Head Veterinary Nurse - Islington

3 days ago

Competitive salary


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London, United Kingdom

About us

We are truly committed to helping our Medivet community achieve their goals! We fully support our nurses in completing certificates to further their knowledge, and offer supportive, engaging career pathways should you wish to progress into a head nurse or clinical coach role in the future.

Our dedicated learning platform provides collective support with tips and tricks across the whole of Medivet and online learning which you can manage at your own pace. No matter where you are within your career you will have access to further training and support with all the tools to continue your professional development.

The role

Join our team at Islington Liverpool Rd as a Head Registered Veterinary Nurse!

We are seeking someone with leadership qualities, approachability and a passion for getting the best out of people! Ideally two years experience although previous Head Nurse experience is not essential. 

Salary, hours and benefits:


Key accountabilities

In this role you will assist with financial and operational performance of your practice as well as the overall team performance and engagement.

You'll take pride in the delivery of exceptional clinical quality and care, encouraging a progressive clinical culture. And, ensure Medivet policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to by all of your team. 

You'll work closely with the Lead Vet as well as our wider teams to ensure the general smooth running of your practice, from Practice Standards to Health & Safety, and ensure things such as debt is managed and controlled and any complaints are dealt with appropriately. 

As a Head Nurse and Clinical Coach, you will develop and support your direct reports, holding one to ones and providing regular feedback on their performance, as well as taking action to create a positive environment that results in stable retention for your branch. 


Skills and experience



Our modern, spacious and well-equipped branch is in a lively area of North London known for its many restaurants and artistic community.

We have a friendly 3-vet team supported by 3-RVNs, PCA/SVN and 2 Receptionists. We are active in the local community with fantastic clients, majority insured and want the best for their pets!

The practice is well-equipped with digital and dental x-ray, ultrasound, tonometer, bronchoscope and endoscope, blood pressure machine, ECG, full lab including microscope, haematology and biochemistry analyser, bone kit as well as full ex-lap kit including suction and diathermy.

We are a short walk from Essex Road, Angel and Highbury & Islington Tube and Overground Stations so there are great transport links! 

Islington Liverpool Rd feeds into our Kensington 24-Hour Hospital for all out of hour care, managed by our dedicated night team and where patients can be hospitalised - we also have an ambulance service to transport patients.





Address: London, United Kingdom

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