• Lead Veterinary Nurse

    Location: Park Hall, Park Hall Road, Charnock Richard, Preston Hours: Referrals Practice: Veterinary Vision Charnock Richard Salary: Dependent on experience Practice Details Veterinary Vision Charnock Richard

Veterinary Vision is a friendly, supportive and growing practice providing a veterinary ophthalmology referral service from Cumbria, the North East and Charnock Richard in the North West.

We are looking for a qualified and experienced veterinary nurse to join our team, based at our premises in Charnock Richard. Previous experience of ophthalmology is not required as full training will be provided.

This opportunity would suit a dedicated and enthusiastic Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) who enjoys providing high standards of patient care.

Your role and responsibilities 

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to join a friendly, professional and dedicated nursing team, at a modern up-and-coming referral practice?

As a Lead RVN you will have managerial responsibility for a small team of nurses, with the support of the Clinical Nurse Manager.

This is a great opportunity to progress your nursing career into a leadership role whilst having the benefit of client/pet interaction.

The managerial role consists of ordering and organisation of the team and clinical practice but also still has hands-on nursing including admission of patients, pre-medicating, anaesthesia, scrubbing into intraocular procedures, recovery and discharge. Our nurses also take a role in the consult room assisting our Veterinary Ophthalmologists with ocular examinations and minor procedures.


Benefits package includes:

  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays
  • Birthday off work
  • Appealing rota to encourage a good work/life balance
  • Minimal OOH
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • CPD encouraged and RCVS fee included
  • Competitive salary, plus additional payments for overtime
  • Enhanced parental leave policy
  • Enhanced company sick pay policy

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 Rebecca Coleman at [email protected] if you have any questions about the role or to apply, please complete the application form below.

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