Head Veterinary Nurse

Wheelhouse Veterinary Centre, Chesham
Fixed Term, Full time
Competitive Salary

Posted on 05/11/2020

The Role

One of our lovely head nurses is going on maternity leave soon, so a fixed term head veterinary nurse position is available at our Chesham surgery. This is a full time role of 40 hours per week including a 1:5 weekend rotation. The out of hours cover is very minimal being an evening on call until 9pm Mon – Fri and Saturday and Sunday on call are covered by an external out of hours provider. 

About Us

We are a fully equipped and modernised RCVS accredited practice striving to achieve the highest standard of veterinary care in South Buckinghamshire. We have surgeries in Chesham, Chalfont St Giles, Amersham and Beaconsfield. We have a committed clinical team with many vets and nurses holding or engaged in postgraduate qualifications as the practice combines first opinion with an internal referral service. Responsibility and specialism are strongly encouraged in order to develop further opportunities and skills to the practice. We have a strong focus on job satisfaction with a number of employee perks including a fully supportive management structure with staff wellbeing at the centre of our business. We offer excellent facilities, paid overtime and biscuits galore!

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for an exceptional Registered Veterinary Nurse to lead our team of 12 nurses. We are looking for someone who can confidently lead a professional team of nurses. The successful candidate would need to be inspiring, motivating, supportive and provide clear leadership for our fabulous nurses. Previous experience in a similar role would be desired.

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Speak to Debbie Loding from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.

Debbie Loding

Head of Recruitment


Wheelhouse Veterinary Centre, Chesham

Amersham Rd, Chesham, HP5 1NQ, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal