Head Nurse – Medivet, Chorlton, Manchester

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time Head Registered Veterinary Nurse at our Chorlton practice in Manchester.

We are excited to offer the opportunity to lead our dynamic and enthusiastic nursing team. We believe passionately in patient care and also the maintaining of our growing nursing team.

We are looking for someone to work closely with our leadership team in delivering the very best that veterinary care has to offer our clients and patients.

Your average day will include a variety of nursing duties as well as assisting with clinical coaching within the practice. Full support will be provided as you will work closely with our experienced lead vet.

We are looking for an RVN who shares our passion for delivering outstanding service and care for our clients and patients. You may have previous experience leading a team or you’re ready to take the next step into a head nurse position. You will have a friendly and positive attitude and want to progress and expand your knowledge and skills further.

This is a full time role, weekends will be on a rotation at one of our 24 hour hospitals (Chorley or Ashton). We can also accommodate part time hours, please speak to us with what you are looking for: carlie.smith@medivet.co.uk.

Salary & benefits


BVNA and RCVS fees paid

CPD allowance £750 plus 2 days CPD leave

5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays

Additional benefits, including 100% attendance scheme and ‘peternity’ leave

Exclusive company discounts and rewards scheme

Access to the Employee Assistance Programme

Access to Head Nurse development Programme

Access to Fuse, our learning and development platform

Internal courses to develop your leadership skills


Medivet Chorlton is a growing practice with a team consisting of 2 vets, head nurse, an SVN and receptionist plus patient care assistant. The branch used to be a referral hospital so has a lot of equipment including ultrasound, digital x-ray, endoscopy, multiparameter machine, defibrillator etc. The lead vet has a surgery certificate, a medicine certificate and a feline medicine certificate. Chorlton has various visiting specialists (dermatology, imaging etc) so promoting exceptional care is truly at the heart of what we do. The branch is accredited with practice standards scheme.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Carlie Smithcarlie.smith@medivet.co.uk

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