VA328 – Highbury – Veterinary Nursing Assistant

Welcome to Highbury! We are looking for a confident and experienced veterinary nursing assistant to join our small but perfectly formed Highbury practice on a full-time basis.

Before we delve into the nitty gritty, here is what we offer you:The salary for this full-time role is £10.90 per hour. There is also the opportunity for an additional allowance for administrative accountabilities.

This role is ideal for a highly experienced veterinary nursing assistant, that may be looking to take a step back from the clinical aspects of the role, and focus on client care, but be able to support the vet when needed.

We have a great benefits package including:

-6.6 weeks annual leave including bank holidays-The opportunity to join our private medical insurance scheme at a reduced rate-Generous colleague introduction reward for vets and RVNs-24-hour Employee Assistance Programme-Medical cashback plan involving refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropractic fees, and more-Shopping discounts-Generous colleague discounts-Petplan 20% colleague discount

Please feel free to email our fabulous recruitment manager Rose at who would be more than happy to arrange an informal chat about the role, or explore other opportunities!

About the role

Highbury has a strong bond with their clients, and we are looking for a veterinary nursing assistant who can continue this relationship alongside their veterinary surgeon in this consult only clinic.

Your rota will involve alternating early and late shifts Monday-Friday including a 1:4 Saturday rotation, and an alternating half day Wednesday.

We are looking for an individual who has a strong background in the veterinary nursing assistant role, but also has that passion for customer care, and really wants to create a strong bond with the Highbury clients.

Highbury is positioned in an attractive area near Islington adjacent to Canonbury over ground station, you will be in the hub of bustling North London!

As well as your veterinary surgeon and other nursing assistant colleague, you will also be fully supported by an experienced and dedicated regional manager and our Wanstead 24-hour hospital.

About us

In 2022 we celebrated our 70th anniversary and have 46 branches, 3 hospitals and our own nurse training college. We value all of our colleagues, and our forward-looking approach means we have introduced a Colleague Forum to listen to our peers’ views, as well as monthly Town Hall meetings with our board of directors, communicating real time updates, taking polls with live Q&A’s to ensure we’re making the right, collaborative decisions for our people. All our senior managers are mental health first aid trained and we offer Wellness plans for all our new starters.

If you can see yourself in this role press apply now, and within 60 seconds your application will be with Rose! Alternatively please feel free to email for any other queries.