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Clinical Nursing Manager

Cherrydown Vets
Basildon, United Kingdom
Attractive Salary plus Benefits
Closing date
26 Apr 2024

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Job Title: Clinical Nursing Manager

Practice: Cherrydown Vets, Basildon
Salary: £36,000 Pro-rata (Negotiable depending on experience)

Job Type: 6 month fixed term contract

Hours: Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week between 8am and 8pm, 1 in 4 weekends.

Are you currently a Lead Veterinary Nurses wanting to take the next step up? Are you a current Clinical Nursing Managers wishing to join a team who thrives on collaborating? If so, please read on.

About the role

As the Clinical Nurse Manager, your average week will consist of approximately 3 clinical days, 1 admin day and some home working. Part of the role is to ensure that the nursing team across the business is managed as effectively as possible to support the growth of the practice.

You'll work closely with the Lead Nurses to identify areas of development needs within the nursing team to maintain a happy, efficient working environment, whilst ensuring practice policies and group policies are always adhered to.

It's very important to demonstrate knowledge of the RCVS Day One Skills and Competencies, Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Nurses (on-the-job, in structured practical sessions and/or in tutorials) that is evidenced on the rota to receive appropriate support from a Clinical Supervisor.

As a practice we encourage our nurses to work to their full potential giving them great job satisfaction on a daily basis. We really appreciate the brilliant value nurses bring to the clinic, clients, and patients. We understand the importance of career development and encourage CPD as well as providing over 25 hours of CPD in house which is delivered by our Personal development team as well as £500 CPD allowance.

If you want to join us and be part of this friendly, loyal, and supportive team please get in touch.

Benefits include
  • 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme
  • Wellness program including:
  • Employee assistance program
  • Eyecare voucher scheme
  • Free annual Flu jab
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Recruitment referral reward scheme

About us

Cherrydown Vets are a progressive, forward-thinking, premium veterinary practice. The main hospital site is based in Basildon, with two smaller sites in Stanford and Wickford that offer preventative clinics.

We believe in supporting and investing in our staff, investing in our facilities and ensuring that our clients and their pets receive only the very best, modern first opinion. Our staff are motivated and encouraged to gain additional certifications across all levels of employment and we offer career progression within our group.

We have a strong recognisable brand and we are looking for people who share our vision and our culture. We have over 60 staff members and are very proud of our achievements and our reputation in the veterinary profession.

At Linnaeus, we are committed to supporting the physical and mental health of all our Associates. We have an amazing team of Mental Health First Aiders (MHFA) across our practices and central support office in addition to a confidential Employee Assistance Programme which is available for everyone.

Linnaeus is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, we are committed to fostering a culture that is inclusive and diverse for all our associates.

If you would like to apply for the role or for an informal chat to discuss it further, please get in touch with Paige in the recruitment team paige.suckley


At Cherrydown Vets, your pets are treated as one of our family and their health and well being is our number one priority. Led by Director Jonathan Nurse, our experienced vets make sure your special friends get the best possible treatment. And with our own dedicated nursing team on site 24 hours a day, you can be assured their every need is catered for.

To make sure your pet stays fit, healthy and active for a longer happier life we offer a range of free health clinics to monitor their wellbeing and development.  Starting with free puppy and kitten checks, through to our vaccine for life program, you can give them the best possible start in life.

From our excellent parking facilities to the large modern air-conditioned reception areas, your needs are catered for, to guarantee your visit is as stress free as possible. Our team of friendly reception staff ensure your wait is as short  as possible, while separate areas for dogs, cats & small furries ensures both yours and their comfort is assured.

From our spacious and comfortable kennels, through to our bright, sterile operating theatres, your pet receives professional care from staff who are passionate about what they do. Coupled with our 24 hour emergency service, this means we can be there for you whenever you need us; 365 days a year. We know how special each of your pets is to you, so our hospital visits allow you to give your pet that special love they need that is all important to their recovery and emotional wellbeing.

With competitive pricing across all our products and services, we aim to look after your pocket with exceptional value while providing friendly service, superb facilities and a proven track record of outstanding veterinary & nursing care. As well as our main Basildon hospital practice, we are here for you at our branches in Wickford or Stanford-Le-Hope, so feel free to pop in and find out more. Or if you would like a tour of our facilities, then please contact reception who will be happy to book this for you.



Company info
01268 533636
The Paddock
53 Cherrydown West
SS16 5AW

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