Head Registered Veterinary Nurse- (Islington)

Location Islington
Discipline: Veterinary Nurses
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £32,500 +
Contact name: Sophie

Contact email: sophie@lloydandcowan.com
Job ref: SG4111
Published: 9 months ago

​Join this amazing team at their exceptional practice as their Head Registered Veterinary Nurse!

Our client that we are pleased to be working with are seeking someone with leadership qualities, approachability and a passion for getting the best out of people! Ideally two years experience although previous Head Nurse experience is not essential. 

Salary, hours and benefits:

  • - Starting salary £32,500 per annum

  • - 40 hours per week with 1:3 half or 1:6 full weekends 

  • - £750 CPD allowance with 2-days CPD leave and in-house CPD available

  • - RCVS and VDS fees paid

  • - 5 weeks paid annual leave plus bank holidays

  • - Fair share bank holiday cover at Kensington 24-Hour with time back in lieu

  • - Minimal on-call duties to support their dedicated night team, if required

  • - Exclusive company discounts and rewards

  • - Access to the Employee Assistance Programme

  • - Improved Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • - 100% attendance scheme and ‘peternity’ leave

​About Them:

They fully support their nurses in completing certificates to further their knowledge, and offer supportive, engaging career pathways should you wish to progress into a head nurse or clinical coach role in the future.

Their dedicated learning platform provides collective support with tips and tricks and online learning which you can manage at your own pace. No matter where you are within your career you will have access to further training and support with all the tools to continue your professional development.

Key Accountabilities:

  • In this role you will assist with financial and operational performance of your practice as well as the overall team performance and engagement.

  • You'll take pride in the delivery of exceptional clinical quality and care, encouraging a progressive clinical culture. 

  • You'll work closely with the Lead Vet as well as their wider teams to ensure the general smooth running of your practice, from Practice Standards to Health & Safety, and ensure things such as debt is managed and controlled and any complaints are dealt with appropriately. 

  • As a Head Nurse and Clinical Coach, you will develop and support your direct reports, holding one to ones and providing regular feedback on their performance, as well as taking action to create a positive environment that results in stable retention for your branch. 

The Branch:

Their modern, spacious and well-equipped branch is in a lively area of North London known for its many restaurants and artistic community.

They have a friendly 3-vet team supported by 3-RVNs, PCA/SVN and 2 Receptionists. They are active in the local community with fantastic clients, majority insured and want the best for their pets!

The practice is well-equipped with digital and dental x-ray, ultrasound, tonometer, bronchoscope and endoscope, blood pressure machine, ECG, full lab including microscope, haematology and biochemistry analyser, bone kit as well as full ex-lap kit including suction and diathermy.

They are a short walk from Essex Road, Angel and Highbury & Islington Tube and Overground Stations so there are great transport links! 

This practice feeds into their Kensington 24-Hour Hospital for all out of hour care, managed by their dedicated night team and where patients can be hospitalised - they also have an ambulance service to transport patients.

If you are Head registered Veterinary Nurse who is interested in this practice, then get in touch today!

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Sophie on 07519119233 or email a CV to sophie@lloydandcowan.com

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us on 02887658068.If you know someone else who may be interested, why not pass this advert on to them. If we successfully place someone, you've referred to us; we'll give you £200 in high street vouchers as a way of saying thank you.

All applications will be treated in the STRICTEST CONFIDENCE.