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Head Registered Veterinary Nurse

Employer
Medivet
Location
Bracknell, Berkshire
Salary
Salary £32,500 plus benefits
Closing date
13 Jul 2024

Job Details

The Opportunity:

Our Harmans Water practice has recently been refurbished and we are looking for a team to welcome clients back though the doors. The Head Registered Veterinary Nurse role will involve all aspects of nursing as well as the leading the nursing team. It would suit a confident RVN who is ready to take the next step into a Head Nurse position or who has previous Head Nurse experience.

We are looking for someone who is keen to support and develop our Student Nurses, junior RVNs and Care Assistants and is not afraid to get stuck in with the duties and to lead by example.

You will have easy access to our 24-hour centre in Wokingham, and we have nearby practices that specialise in orthopaedics, soft tissue surgery, dermatology, medicine, ultrasonography, dentistry, exotics and ophthalmology.

Key benefits include:

  • 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
  • Exceptional opportunities for career development, including certificates.
  • Fair share of bank holiday cover with time back in lieu
  • Minimal on-call duties to support our dedicated night team
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay.
  • Relocation allowance should you move more than 50 miles from your current address.
  • We can support Certificates of Sponsorship for a Tier 2 (General) Visa.

Please contact carlie.smith@medivet.co.uk for a friendly initial conversation.

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:

  • Complete administrative tasks such as health and safety, practice standards, health care plan, debt collection, insurance and finances.
  • Provide first class clinical care through consultations, procedures and monitoring.
  • Complete clinical handover and arrange transfer of any patient needing out of hours or enhanced care.
  • Provide exceptional client care giving clear updates on patients, resolving issues as they arise.
  • Observe the highest standards of regulatory, practice and operational compliance.
  • Prepare accurate estimates for clients, ensuring payment and minimising debt.
  • Maximise capacity through the most effective utilisation of clinical skills.
  • Hold engaging clinical meetings with veterinary and nursing teams.
  • Support and carry out colleague clinical mentoring / development.
  • Pro-actively support and share clinical best practice within and across clinics and the wider Medivet community.

Your Skills and Experience:

  • RCVS registered.
  • Small animal practice experience.
  • Experience leading a team.
  • A client-oriented approach, with excellent communication skills.
  • Experience of working to the highest medical standards.
  • Experience of working with a team to develop a practice.
  • Experience of building trusting relationships with colleagues, and working effectively as part of a team.
  • A great communicator, you will be an outstanding and positive example to others.
  • Clinical coaching experience, or at least enthusiasm to become a Clinical Coach.
  • A friendly and positive attitude and want to progress and expand your knowledge and skills further.

About Us:

Medivet is a leading veterinary care provider, operating in the UK, Germany, Spain and France with more than 500 branches and 27 24-hour veterinary centres.

We’re proud to support a large, connected and growing community of colleagues who provide exceptional care, 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.

We’re continuing our mission to deliver exceptional care, always there by creating great experiences for our patients, clients, and colleagues through a forward-thinking and caring environment where we make every experience better by using the very best equipment and treatment options available, including in-house MRI machines and state-of-the-art operating theatres.

We love working with talented, like-minded people who want to stand out in their field and whose compassion for animals always goes way beyond their job. We have exciting plans for the future so come and join us on our journey.

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