Head Vet Nurse - Hospital

Vets Now Ltd
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary up to £40,000 depending on experience plus benefits
02 May 2019
30 May 2019
Job Type
Head Nurse
Contract Type
Full Time

A work life extraordinary at Vets Now Manchester

Vets Now Manchester is a modern state of the art veterinary hospital which offers designated clinical treatment areas and delivers advanced imaging and surgery techniques on a daily basis. In addition to a busy out of hours service, we offer referral services in Surgery, Medicine and Emergency and Critical Care. Therefore, a Head Vet Nurse needs to bring experience in one of these settings, coupled with exceptional nursing care, management, training, feedback and communication skills.

Shape and build a dedicated team

The hospital is growing at a rapid pace and this role provides great scope for shaping its future. Directly managing a team of over 20 Nurses and 13 Animal Care Assistants, and being part of the senior leadership team, presents an opportunity to impact the strategic and clinical vision of the hospital. A leader who is passionate about their people and takes pride in developing their team would make an ideal addition to the already established team.

Exceptional patient care

Excellent patient care is at the centre of everything we do and, as such, our Nurses routinely carry out advanced nursing techniques in accordance with the Clinician’s direction. Experience of advanced nursing techniques is essential for success in this role and the Head Vet Nurse will be integral in building positive working relationships with the senior veterinary team.

Great place to work

The rota pattern will be mainly Monday to Friday, however, some weekend commitment would be expected along with occasional late shifts. A level of flexibility in regards to working hours is needed. Recognising hard work is very important to us. Our employees are our greatest asset which is why we offer a first-class benefits and rewards package that includes:

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave
  • private medical insurance
  • comprehensive CPD allowance
  • pension contributions
  • professional membership
  • 50% discounted staff pet care
  • death in service of two times annual salary
  • membership of employee wellbeing programme
  • company sick pay scheme
  • company maternity, paternity and adoption pay scheme
  • birthday as a day off

Please get in touch with Julia in our Talent team to discuss

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