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Head Veterinary Nurse - Okeford Veterinary Centre

Practice Site:
  • Okeford (Okehampton)

We aim to provide a high standard of clinical care and expertise in a friendly, welcoming environment. Okeford Veterinary Centre has a team of experienced and caring vets supported by a great team of qualified nurses and experienced reception and support staff. We strive to maintain excellent standards of training and support for you and your career.


 Here at Okeford veterinary centre in Okehampton, a dedicated companion animal practice, we have a vacancy for an experienced Head Nurse to join and lead our expanding team.

 We are an RCVS Accredited Practice with modern facilities and a range of equipment., located on the edge of Dartmoor.

You will be leading a team of 4 RVN's a Student Veterinary Nurse and 2 Patient Care Assistants.  You will have overall responsibility for organisation and arrangement of the working rota, appraisals and the general day-to-day management of the team.

With us you can continue to develop your nursing skills through assisting in Operations and running Nurse Clinics as well as having responsibility for the administrative and managerial aspects of the role.

 The role is a full time position based on a 37.5 hour week Monday to Friday variable rota between the hours 08.00-18.00 with a share in the Saturday rota 1 in 6 (08.30-17.00) and no out of hours requirements. 

CPD is encouraged and supported, with potential to further your career within the company.

 Further benefits include:

  • Excellent salary DOE
  • CPD fully encouraged and tailored around your interests
  • Perkbox
  • Cycle to work scheme and Gymflex
  • RCVS fees paid
  • Up to 7 weeks holiday a year + Bank Holidays on our buy sell holiday scheme

Interested please click apply now.

  • Salary:
    Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
  • Practice:
    Okeford Veterinary Centre
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  • Application Closing Date:
    30 April 2019
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