Head Nurse

Cheadle, Greater Manchester
Woodcroft Veterinary Group
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Woodcroft Veterinary Group

A fantastic opportunity for a role in leadership to help manage the nursing team at Woodcroft Vets Cheadle – Councillor Lane. (Job share with Zoe Oatway).

Cheadle Veterinary Centre is a large First Opinion practice. With around 3 consulting vets and full ops list every day including laparoscopic procedures, it’s never a dull day! We are very well equipped, with ultrasound, endoscopes, digital X-Ray (including dental), multi-parameter monitors and much more.

We are looking for a passionate individual and enthusiastic team player with proven management and leadership skills. The ideal candidate will be a conscientious, dedicated, and a caring Registered Veterinary Nurse who will share the Head Nurse role with our existing Head Nurse. They will work collaboratively to manage, develop, and support the nursing team within our largest first opinion branch, whilst working with the other senior leaders in practice.

This role is ideally full time (at least 4 working days per week) but flexible working options will be considered.

A typical candidate should have:

  •  RVN status
  • Proven leadership skills, preferably with experience of managing people
  •  Passion for supporting others
  • Ability to mentor, coach and develop others
  • Confidence in decision making and comfortable working closely with two others in the same role.

Holiday entitlement is 22 days per annum plus bank/public holidays pro rata.

Remuneration is £28,000 + per annum pro rata, depending on experience.

Your package would also include the following benefits:

  • Health Shield – you will be enrolled onto the scheme within your first two months of employment
  • Salary Sacrifice auto-enrolment pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  •  Opt in private health care
  • Generous pet discount for our practice teams
  • CPD – encouraged and funded
  •  RCVS Registration fees paid
  •  Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
  • Opportunity Buy and Sell holidays
  •  VDS is also paid for clinical team
  •  Life Insurance at 1x annual salary
  • 1 day paid volunteering leave, pro rata for part time colleagues

We would love to hear from you!

For more information and a copy of a detailed job description please get in touch with us.
To apply for this role, please send a copy of your CV with a cover letter detailing why you are perfect for this role, to

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