Head Veterinary Nurse - 4 Day Week!

Location North London
Discipline: Veterinary Nurses
Salary: Competitive
Contact name: Niamh Fanthorpe

Contact email: niamh@lloydandcowan.com
Job ref: NF028
Published: 28 days ago

​Our client is searching for an experienced RVN to join their team as a Head Veterinary Nurse in their busy small animal practice.

About the practice

The busy practice has an abundance of routine surgeries and are always fully booked! They are well equipped with ultrasound, x-rays, i-STAT and blood machine in-house. With opening hours between 08:30-19:00 Monday to Friday and 09:00-11:30 on Saturdays, your rota will be a 4-day week with 1:6 weekends.

Key responsibilities

  • Leading a team and managing your SVNs/PCAs in practice

  • Clinical coaching 

  • Nursing/discharge of in-patients, prioritising patient welfare and care

  • Nurse consultations

  • Training of junior nurses and supporting students in practice

  • Supporting with cleaning, stock take, ordering, happy to support with reception if needed

  • Running in house lab samples and organising repeat prescriptions

Training can be provided in nurse consults and clinical coaching to build confidence in your role. Training also covers building confidence in consulting and supporting our nurses to make nutritional recommendations via our Nutritional Ambassador Programme.

Key Benefits

  • Competitive salary dependent on experience - Get in touch to discuss!

  • London weighting allowance

  • CPD allowance with 2-days CPD leave

  • RCVS, VDS and BVNA memberships

  • 4-day week with 1:6 weekends – average of 38.66 hours per week

  • 5-weeks annual leave plus bank holidays

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities, call Niamh on 028 8765 8065 or email a CV to niamh@lloydandcowan.com

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us on 028 8765 8065.

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 our way of saying thank you.

All applications will be treated in the STRICTEST CONFIDENCE.