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Head Veterinary Nurse (Maternity Cover) - Firstvets

Practice Site:
  • Firstvets (South Hetton)

Firstvets have eight surgeries, five based in the North East, one in Glasgow and two in the West Midlands. Staff investment is a priority for us and we ensure that staff undergo CPD through the year to ensure they are up to date with new drugs and treatments. Our aim is to provide our professional staff with a well-equipped, friendly and caring environment.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Head/Senior Veterinary Nurse to join our busy Small Animal practice in here in South Hetton, County Durham on a 9 month Fixed Term Contract to cover our Head Nurse who is going on maternity leave. 

We are a four vet site, with a team of qualified and non-qualified nurses and dedicated reception staff. Our workload is varied and challenging and we ask our nursing staff to play a key role within our practice and to be included in 1:4 weekend rota with No OOH.

We are looking for someone to join our practice who has previous experience in leading and supporting a nursing team. We will consider both Full or Part-time applications for this position.

This position is to start in May 2019.

In return you will receive:

  • Attractive Salary (pro rata)
  • Up to 7 weeks annual leave (pro rata) with our buy/sell holiday scheme
  • Paid Professional Fees
  • Funded and supported CPD package
  • Access to a range of other benefits and discounts with Perkbox

Are you interested in joining our team?  Want to find out more? Please call Sharon Armstrong on 0191 526 2963

To apply, click apply now and we will be in contact with you shortly.


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Firstvets (South Hetton)
White Lion Clinic, South Hetton, United Kingdom, DH6 2TU
  • Salary:
    Attractive Salary (Pro Rata) + Benefits
  • Practice:
  • City:
    South Hetton
  • Job Type:
    Full-Time, Part-Time
  • Employment Type:
    Maternity Cover
  • Application Closing Date:
    30 June 2019
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