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Head Registered Veterinary Nurse

Employer
Medivet
Location
Warrington, Cheshire
Salary
£32,500 for year
Closing date
5 May 2024

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Sector
Small Animal, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon, Surgeon
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Head Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our two vet practice in Warrington.

Our busy and well-established practice will suit someone who is passionate about exceptional patient and client care. The practice offers a high level of service to our patients and has access to our newly refurbished 24 hour hospital in Alder which hosts Liverpool's Veterinary Emergency Service and provides a dedicated out-of-hours service to many other local Medivet and external practices.

The practice has its own on-site laboratory and a range of facilities such as endoscopy, ultrasound and digital X-ray.

Your average day will include a variety of nursing duties as well as assisting with clinical coaching within the practice. Full support will be provided as you will work closely within our experienced team.

We are looking for an experienced RVN who shares our passion for delivering outstanding service and care for our clients and patients. You may have previous experience leading a team or you're ready to take the next step into a head nurse position. You will have a friendly and positive attitude and want to progress and expand your knowledge and skills further. This role is 40 hours per week working 1:4 Saturday's and is a 12 month Fixed Term Contract. 

Our mission to deliver progressive, around the clock care means our employees have the very best equipment and treatment options available, including in-house MRI machines and state-of-the-art operating theatres.

We provide ongoing support to our teams, both in practice and through our dedicated training centre. This empowers you to get the very best from our advanced equipment while being on your journey to veterinary excellence.

Please do not hesitate to email katherine.kingham@medivet.co.uk for further enquiries.

Key Benefits:

  • Health cash plan from day one (covering dental, physio and optical services) with 24/7 Private GP Service.
  • Life Assurance 3 x salary.
  • Access to 24-hour counselling by phone or in person should you feel you need support.
  • 33 days’ annual leave (including Bank Holidays) rising to 38 with length of service.
  • An additional ‘Day for You’, a paid day’s leave for you to use as you wish.
  • Clinical CPD: £750 per year plus 2 days’ paid leave
  • Internal CPD and access to Clinical Communities
  • Funded certificate opportunities.
  • VDS and RCVS fees paid.
  • Interest free Season Ticket Loan.
  • Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Discounts on Medivet products and services.

Role Accountabilities:

Exceptional care is at the heart of everything we do at Medivet. That’s the care for our patients, our clients and for each other – we really want to make a positive difference through every interaction we have.
In this role you will:

  • Provide clinical leadership to the nursing team.
  • Consistently deliver exceptional care to your clients.
  • Support with surgeries and procedures, completing all pre and post procedure activity.
  • Lead, manage and promote nurse led appointments and Schedule 3 surgeries.
  • Deliver patient monitoring and care.
  • Manage admissions and discharges as directed by the Veterinary team.
  • Complete patient transfers to out of hours or enhanced care.
  • Dispense and check medication.
  • Deliver professional excellence, implementing and complying with all regulatory, practice and operational standards.
  • Inspire your team, sharing new or evolving practice standards and changes to processes.
  • Engage, coach and develop your team.
  • Pro-actively support and share clinical best practice across practices and the wider Medivet community.

Your Skills and Experience:

  • RCVS registered Veterinary Nurse.
  • Experience of delivering exceptional patient and client care.
  • Able to confidently lead a clinical team.
  • Experience of implementing a progressive clinical culture through nurse clinics and nurse consultations.
  • Experienced in using coaching and influencing skills to get the best out of every colleague.

About Us:

Medivet is a leading veterinary care provider, with practices across the UK including a number of 24-hour veterinary centres and referral centres. We also have a growing presence overseas with practices in France, Germany and Spain.

We’re proud to support a large, connected and growing community of colleagues who provide exceptional care that’s always there. That’s more than a strapline for us, we truly believe every interaction we have matters and that we can make a real difference. This is as true for our colleagues as it is for our patients and clients. Being part of Medivet means being part of a forward-thinking and caring environment with the very best equipment and treatment options available, and the very best treatment for you as a valued member of the team.

This is the home of talented people like you who want to stand out in their field and whose compassion for animals goes way beyond their job. Join us and be part of our exciting plans for the future.

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