• Lead Registered Veterinary Nurse

    Location: 6 Clifton Road, Maida Vale, London Hours: Full time Practice: Village Vet (Maida Vale) Salary: £28,000- £32,000 dependent on experience Practice Details Village Vet (Maida Vale)

Our Vision:

To be recognised as an exceptional and trusted provider of primary veterinary care to our patients and clients within the communities that we serve. Every patient, every client, every visit.

Village Vet is based in London, Hertfordshire and Cambridge and is a progressive, forward-thinking veterinary group with a mix of small and medium-sized practices, supported by four large 24-hour hospitals.

We believe in supporting and investing in our staff, investing in our facilities and ensuring that our clients and their pets receive only the very best care.

Our staff are motivated and encouraged to gain additional qualifications and we offer a clear career pathway and progression within our group.

We have a strong recognisable brand and we are looking for people who share our vision and our culture. We have over 400 staff members across our 30 sites and are very proud of our achievements and our reputation in the veterinary profession.

Village Vet Maida Vale is located in west London, within walking distance of Warwick Avenue station, (Bakerloo line) close to local amenities & Little Venice


Your role and responsibilities

The Lead Nurse role is key to the business's ability to provide a high level of clinical standards ensuring that patients are managed as effectively as possible from a nursing perspective to support further growth of the practice.

Working enthusiastically with your team you will help maintain a happy, efficient working environment whilst providing outstanding patient and client care.

Nursing duties will include nurse consultations, inpatient care, anaesthesia, assisting with procedures and associated peri-operative care.

You would also be working with and providing guidance for our Patient Care Assistant and Student Veterinary Nurse, so a Clinical Coach qualification and a passion for mentoring would also be desirable.

We seek an excellent communicator that is highly organized and is comfortable working with autonomy in a small but busy practice. Support and guidance for the Lead Nurse is provided by Regional Management Team and the Linnaeus Veterinary Nursing Support Team.

Our rota:

  • 42 hours per week.
  • 4 x 10.5-hour days.
  • No weekends.
  • 1 x bank holiday at Hospital.

If you’re ready to take the next step in your career this is a perfect opportunity to join a great team and make that leap into leadership

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  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Additional paid day off to celebrate your birthday
  • Welcome package
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • Enhanced sickness policy
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • CPD allowance
  • An extensive range of clinical and non-clinical learning and development programmes
  • Progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Discounts with PetPlan
  • Wellness program, including:
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Gym membership discount
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Flu vaccine voucher
  • Recruitment reward scheme.


Part of an amazing global family

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 veterinary health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets.

Our Associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team.

Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.


We would love to hear from you, please contact Anna Smith at [email protected] if you have any questions about the role or to apply, please complete the application form below.

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