Deputy Head Nurse - Derbyshire
This is a small animal RCVS accredited practice based in Derby which has been offering personal care for clients and their pets for over 30 years and enjoys an established reputation of excellence in all aspects of veterinary medicine.
They strive to form a lasting partnership with clients, and to utilise a teamwork approach to deliver the highest quality care to their pets.
The clinic is fully kitted-out with all the latest equipment, including digital x-ray, ultrasound, in-house laboratory and much more. In addition to leading facilities, the practice boasts an established, tight knit nursing team as well as an experienced reception team to help make every day run as smoothly as possible.
If you enjoy working within a team that are confident and have a passion for providing high class animal care then we would like to hear from you.
THE ROLE: The vacant position is for a permanent full time qualified veterinary nurse to work with a team of 8 nurses. The 40 hours per week rota includes one in five weekends but no out of hours. You will work in an extremely supportive and sympathetic environment with continuous help from both vets and nurses. You would be expected to provide a high level of nursing care, be competent in all routine procedures and also be a good communicator.
You will be a valued member of the team which operates to a very high standard and you can expect to:
- Run nurse clinics
- Carry out laboratory work
- Carry out discharge of surgical cases
- Perform post op consultations
- Place IV catheters and obtain blood samples
- Carry out blood pressure checks
- Assist in interesting surgical procedures
- Monitor and provide treatment to overnight and day patients
- Triage and assist with emergency procedures
If you enjoy working within a team that are confident and have a passion for providing high standard of animal care then we would like to hear from you.
THE PACKAGE: An attractive package with salary dependant on knowledge and experience, contribution to the company pension scheme, CPD allowance, discounted veterinary fees, bike2work scheme, Childcare vouchers, RVC subscriptions.