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Head Veterinary Nurse - B&W Equine Hospital - Breadstone

27 Mar 2024 BEVA


We are looking for a confident and passionate RVN to join us as Head Veterinary Nurse here at B&W Equine Hospital in Breadstone!

B&W Equine Hospital has a busy and varied caseload across all departments, benefitting from cutting-edge facilities and equipment including dedicated neonatal ICU, Isolation facilities, scintigraphy, standing and GA CT, low field MR. The practice has excellent communication links and is only 15 mins from either junction 13 or 14 of the M5.

As our Head Nurse, you will lead enthusiastically from the front and be closely involved in the management and training of our nursing team. You will be proactive with a good sense of humour and have a forward-thinking approach, as well as the ability to prioritise your workload and engage with your team regularly.

This role is 45 hours per week, working Monday - Friday, plus 1 in 6 weekends

We are offering a salary between £30k and £36k, depending on experience and qualifications.


Our Rewards package includes:

Professional memberships funded (RCVS & VDS)

CPD and further studies encouraged - Your learning and clinical growth is important to us!

5 weeks annual leave plus Bank Holidays (or equivalent), plus the option to purchase an additional two weeks leave per year with our Buy/Sell holiday scheme 

Long Service Holiday – receive 1 extra days leave each year in your first 5 years at CVS

Workplace pension scheme

CVS Refresh – one of our health and wellbeing rewards. Our teams receive a weekly allowance to spend on tasty treats or fitness classes!

Mental Health first aiders - our people are at the heart of what we do, and your health & wellbeing matters!

Maternity/Adoption Pay – 10 weeks full pay and 10 weeks half pay

Paternity Pay and Shared Parental Leave

Cycle to work scheme, saving 25-39% on a bike and accessories!

Discounted pet treatments

Employee Assistance Programme: 24/7 365 days a year helpline to support you and your immediate family when you need it the most

Discounted UK gym membership with Gym Flex

Performance bonus scheme

Save as you Earn Scheme (SAYE)

Internal career progression and transfers available – with a network of over 500 practices, we can support you should you need to relocate


If you would like to arrange a confidential and informal chat about this fantastic role, please contact Rebecca Bruford, Head Veterinary Nurse at rebecca.bruford@bwequinevets.co.uk

 Alternatively, to submit an online application, please click Apply Now, upload your CV and we'll be in touch.

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