Head Veterinary Nurse - Up to £38k!

Location Bracknell
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £38k + Benefits!
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email: sophie@lloydandcowan.com
Job ref: SGVCHFB
Published: 23 days ago

We are working with a clinic, who's head nurse is relocating to the seaside, so they have a rare opportunity for someone fabulous to lead what (we think) is the best team of veterinary nurses in the world!

The Team:

The team consists of 4 RVNs, 3 SVNs and 1 PCA, who along with our reception team look after 6 vets. They are a progressive practice who are passionate about providing the best care they can for clients and their pets. The current nurses are a clever bunch, with a DipCVN/DipAVN, certificate in anaesthesia and critical care and advanced cert in feline behaviour. Also having nurses who are working towards wound management and physiotherapy. And, have Advanced Practitioner vets in Feline Medicine and Anaesthesia, with others working towards Surgery, Medicine, Diagnostic Imaging and the Nottingham ACP programme.

The Clinic:

They are accredited as an RCVS GP practice, with awards in Client Service (Outstanding), Patient Consultation Service (Outstanding) and Diagnostic Service (Good) and are keen to work towards further awards. We have Silver ISFM Cat Friendly

status. The practice is very well equipped, with 2 multiparameter anaesthetic monitors, 3 warm air patient warming systems, fluid pumps and fluid warmers and digital x-ray including a snazzy CR7 dental x-ray system.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • The perfect candidate will enjoy a mix of medical and surgical cases. You will ideally have either a further clinical qualification or management experience so you can guide our team forwards and make them even better! They will happily support your further development - our Practice Manger is an ex head nurse so can help you find your feet.

  • You will be happy to be a clinical coach for SVNs (training provided if needed) - as you may have noticed we are passionate about training!

We would welcome full or part time applicants and can be flexible with hours. There is no OOH associated with this role apart from 1 in 4 Saturday mornings.

Benefits of this position include,

  • A competitive salary up to £38,500 DOE

  • Up to 7 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays with our holiday buy and sell scheme

  • 1 extra day holiday for each year you are with CVS for the first 5 years.

  • Paid professional fees

  • CPD encouraged and funded

  • Pension Scheme

  • Industry leading Maternity/Paternity/Adoption leave benefit

  • A range of other employment benefits including a range of staff discount

If you are an experienced veterinary nurse interested in taking on a lead role with great development opportunities - Get in Touch with Sophie 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.