Head Nurse

The Vet - Nottinghamshire


From £32,000 depending on experience,  (plus reward scheme)


Support allowances available

Relocation Package

Options available

We’re on the lookout for a Head Nurse to lead our fabulous nursing team at The Vet Nottingham! This is a fantastic opportunity to join our friendly, well-established team and lead our colleagues in consistently delivering exceptional clinical care and customer service. 

What we’re looking for

We’re looking for someone with a good level of clinical experience who is positive, self-motivated, engaging and keen to support the professional development of all our RVNs, students and VCAs. Our ideal candidate will have the confidence and know-how to introduce new initiatives that will drive excellence in clinical care and team development to nurture the growth of our practice.

Our Head Nurse salary is starting from £32,000 (DOE). The required working pattern is 5 days a week, working 8/10 hour shifts, 1:4 weekends with time back in toil for OOH duty night checks.


To attract and retain the best in the business, we offer a great range of benefits, including:

  • Rewards scheme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Income protection
  • Electric car scheme
  • Boost employee benefits and discounts
  • Help at Hand for health and wellbeing
  • Surgery discount 
  • CPD allowance 
  • 20 days of annual leave plus bank holidays 
  • Internal leadership training 

A little more about us at The Vet Nottingham

You'll get to work in our purpose-built, spacious veterinary practice with the most fantastic facilities and a team who are all passionate about providing the very best care to all animals, day and night. 

In our team, we currently have  6 RVNs and 4 Veterinary Surgeons. We pride ourselves on the training and support we offer to students and we’re delighted to say previous students have joined us on a permanent basis once qualified. We’re constantly working on new initiatives to support skill gaps and we make sure CPD is continuous and happening across all levels in our surgery.

Our colleagues have a broad range of specialities and many of our team are working towards certificates to enhance their clinical skills and the services we’re able to provide. We currently have 2 Vets studying towards certificates in imaging and surgery. Our nursing team are friendly and knowledgeable, with a good mix of qualifying years between them. We’re supported by a strong reception team of 5. 

Being part of The Pet Vet family

We’re part of the UK’s largest, independent, family-owned veterinary group with a nationwide presence. We offer exceptional care in the local communities we serve, helping pets to live long, happy and healthy lives with their families.

Our state-of-the-art surgeries are purpose-built, light and spacious and equipped with the latest technology. We’re committed to creating an environment that offers exceptional clinical care and where our colleagues love to work, our patients are calm and our customers feel assured.

We’re continually investing in developing our growing team and there's never been a better time to join us!


We’re so glad to hear it and look forward to receiving your application! If you have any questions or would like to have an informal chat about this role, please let us know and we'll be happy to schedule a call.


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