Head Veterinary Nurse- (Clapham)

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

Contact email: sophie@lloydandcowan.com
Job ref: SG4113
Published: 16 days ago

Our client that we are thrilled to be working with have are looking for a Head Veterinary Nurse to join their team.

​About them:

Building the best place to work in the veterinary industry is creating exceptional opportunities for people like you.

Here, you won’t just be part of the team, you’ll be part of their nationwide family. They’ve built a network of 330 practices with 22 state-of-the-art 24-hour centres that are all home to a family of professionals who provide a high standard of care. You won’t just help to deliver care, you’ll deliver exceptional care for your patients and clients. And you’ll do it all supported by your colleagues and some of the best training and development in the industry.

Join them where they’re building better every day.

The Role:

Join their team and work to their new 4-day week, enabling fantastic work-life balance with no impact to your salary!

They value their nurses and recognise the integral part they play within their teams. This new and improved rota will provide their exceptional RVNs with more flexibility and well-earned time back during the week.

This role offers a starting salary of £32,500 plus £2000 London weighting and £750 CPD allowance. 

They fully support their nurses in completing certificates to further their knowledge, and offer supportive, engaging career pathways. 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.

Salary, hours and benefits:

  • - Starting salary £32,500 per annum

  • - Plus £2000 London weighting allowance

  • - 4-day week with 1:4 weekends (with view to move to 1:6) 

  • - Hours 08:30-18:00 and 10:00-19:00 / 38.66 hours per week

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

  • - RCVS and VDS fees paid

  • - 5 weeks paid annual leave (equivalent to 22.7 days) plus bank holidays

  • - Fair share of bank holiday cover 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

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:

This practice is situated in Abbeville Village in the heart of Clapham, South London. 

It is a lovely practice which is fast paced and provides similar environment to that of a mini hospital - great if you like keeping nice and busy!

The team is made up of three Vets - two of which have over ten years’ experience with certificate holders in Cardiology and Endosurgery. The nursing team is made up of the HRVN (that's you!) RVN, Student Nurse and two Client Care Assistants. 

This branch performs a high volume of procedures including endoscopy, cardiac scans and lap spays, equipped with endoscopes, ultrasound, laparoscopic stack system for keyhole surgery, full in house lab, ethylene oxide sterilisation and digital x-ray. 

If you wish to apply send a CV through the link with a mention of when you will be available for a registration call.
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.