Head Vet Nurse – Glasgow Hospital

Recruiter
Vets Now Ltd
Location
Glasgow, Glasgow City
Salary
Salary up to £36,250 depending on experience
Posted
11 Nov 2020
Closes
09 Dec 2020
Ref
VT50.4701
Job Type
Head Nurse
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Contact Details

Unique head nurse role directly managing a team of nurses, as part of the senior leadership team, presents an opportunity to impact the strategic and clinical vision of the hospital.

The Practice
Vets Now Glasgow 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.

The Role
After undergoing a recent expansion, 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 15 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.

Vets Now Glasgow 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.

Successful Candidate
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.

The Package
Recognising hard work is really important to us. Our employees are our greatest asset which is why we offer a benefits and rewards package that includes:
    •    Salary up to £36,250 depending on experience
    •    6.6 weeks pro rata annual leave
    •    Your birthday as a paid day off
    •    Private medical insurance
    •    Comprehensive CPD allowance
    •    Pension contributions
    •    Professional membership fees
    •    50% discounted staff pet care
    •    Death in service of two times annual salary
    •    Membership of employee wellbeing programme
    •    Company sick, maternity, paternity and adoption pay schemes

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