Head Veterinary Nurse - London base with a Great Caseload!

Location London
Discipline: Veterinary Nurses
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Starting Salary from £32.5k + Benefits!
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email: sophie@lloydandcowan.com
Job ref: SGHVEM
Published: about 1 month ago

​The Role

We are seeking a Head Veterinary Nurse to join a beautiful practice in Central London!

The practice has a great team made up of the Lead Vet, recent Graduate Vet, Patient Care Assistant's, a Client Care Assistant. Thy are passionate about providing exceptional care and are lucky enough to have a wonderful client base who are keen to work up cases to the highest standard! Nestled on a lovely high street with quaint village feel, the clinic is filled with lots of natural light providing a lovely space to work in. The practice feeds into a 24-Hour Hospital where all out of hour care is managed by their dedicated night team; we also have an ambulance to support with hospitalising patients.

The clinic will also soon be home to a new state-of-the-art ultrasound machine!

Salary and hours:

  • Starting salary £32,500 per annum

  • Hours 40 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 of bank holiday cover at Kensington 24-Hour with time back in lieu

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

  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards

  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme

  • Improved Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • 100% attendance scheme

The clinic 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 across the whole of the group 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 Duties:

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

  • Delivery of exceptional clinical quality and care, encouraging a progressive clinical culture. And, working with your regional team to ensure policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to by all of the team.

  • You'll work closely with the Lead Vet as well as 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.

If you are an experienced Nurse reading to take that next step in your Career and make a mark in your next clinic - Get in Touch with Sophie Today!

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.