Head Veterinary Nurse | First Opinion Clinic

Head Veterinary Nurse | First Opinion Clinic
From £30,000 DOE + Benefits
Independently Run Clinic

Are you a nurse looking for a step up?

Do you want to manage a small, friendly team of veterinary professionals?

Compass Associates are proud to be representing a beautiful, modern clinic in Suffolk to help find a new Head Registered Veterinary Nurse to join the team. We are a small team of 5 long serving members of the clinic. You will be working alongside our Head Vet to manage the clinical case-load, business operation plans and day-to-day running of the practice.

For a first opinion, small animal practice, we are extremely busy. We see a very large variety of cases and no two days are the same. On average, we are seeing a few dozen consults a day plus a few surgeries. The majority of our business comes from clients word of mouth and all have left wonderful reviews for us.

This is a full time, permanent position where you will join the weekend rota – which is currently 1 in 3 Saturday mornings!

What is in it for me?

Alongside the great team culture, we are offering a salary from £30,000 plus benefits:

– 5 weeks annual leave
– RCVS fees paid
– Very flexible CPD budget
– In house CPD available
– Fuel allowance
– Career progression opportunities
– Loads more! For the right candidate, nothing is off the table.

Where is the clinic?

We are based in Suffolk: commutable from Ipswich, Stowmarket, Lowestoft, Halesworth, Framlingham, Leiston, Scole, Colchester, Woodbridge and surrounding areas.

Veterinary Surgeon | 4 Day Week
£60,000 + Benefits
Permanent Role
Diverse Case Load and Great Progression Route

Are you a Vet looking for a new challenge?

Do you want to work in a practice that truly values their employees?

Compass Associates have the pleasure of working alongside a busy first opinion veterinary practice near Dundee to help find a new full time, permanent Veterinary Surgeon to join their team.

We currently have 17 members in our team with an established Clinical Lead and Head RVN. Due to accelerated growth in the number of clients we are working with, we need a new Vet to help get involved with the surgeries, consults and clinical governance of our clinic. If there is a particular area of vet work that you would want to expand, we are open to hearing from you! Our current case load predominately see's cats and dogs but we have an ever growing need for small furries like rabbits, chinchilla's, hamsters etc. and are looking to develop our Exotic's department!

What qualifications do I need?

We are looking for a RCVS registered Vet with at least 2 years experience within a first opinion or referral setting. People currently undergoing a certificate or hold one already will stand out!

What's in it for me?

We are looking to offer up to £70,000 for a full time vet but can negotiate based on experience. You also get a variety of benefits including:

– 5.5 weeks annual leave
– Unlimited CPD budget
– Private Healthcare
– Great progression opportunities
– Sponsorship available
– Paid memberships
– Additional benefits open to applicants, feel free to reach out to discuss.
Where is the clinic?

Our surgery is based in Harlow. Commutable from Chelmsford, Epping, Bishops Stortford, Hatfield, Stevenage, Luton and all surrounding areas.


Compass Associates Ltd are working in partnership on this vacancy. If you are not interested, but know someone who is, we offer £200 vouchers for each successful recommendation.

Contact details:

If you wish to apply for this position, please contact Theo Hoten on 02394 214 488 or email a CV to [email protected]


Theo Hoten (MREC CertRP)

Senior Consultant – Veterinary (South)

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