Head Veterinary Nurse – Blackheath, London

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Blackheath, London (Greater)
Competitive Salary
01 Feb 2021
01 Mar 2021
Job Type
Head Nurse
Contract Type
Full Time

Surgery Information / Job Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to try a new role on a temporary basis, with job security throughout this year? If you are an experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse, then we could have the perfect role for you!

Idara Umo and her fantastic team at Blackheath Vets4Pets are looking for a Head Nurse on a fixed term contract to cover a colleagues maternity leave. This is a great opportunity if you are looking for the next step in your career, or have previously worked in this position and would like a new challenge in a different practice with a new team.

The practice is based inside a busy Pets at Home store in Blackheath, near Greenwich. There is outdoor space nearby at Greenwich Park, and has easy commuting in and out of London city centre. This great location means the team see a varied caseload, with no two days the same, and have built a loyal client base in the local community. The practice is bright, spacious, and very well equipped with state of the art equipment.

Person Specification

You will be joining Partner, Idara, who graduated from University of Bologna in 2002 and moved to the UK to do an MSc in wild animal health at the RVC. She has a keen interest in exotic pets and small furries. Her supportive team consists of 5 nurses, 4 vets and 3 receptionists.

This role would suit a nurse who has excellent customer service and communication skills, is an effective team player, has a systematic approach when making decisions and able to carry out the role effectively with planning and organisation. You should be friendly, down-to-earth, have a genuine interest in animal welfare and enjoy the variety provided by the clients and colleagues alike, whilst always leading by example. You will be confident with all general nursing duties including the running of nurse clinics and ideally have experience of and enjoy coaching and mentoring student nurses. 
This is a full time role, 40 hours per week, and will include weekends on a rota basis.


By joining us you will be part of a dynamic team dedicated to providing superb standards of client and animal care. We offer a supportive and friendly working environment together with career development opportunities and an excellent package and benefits that includes; competitive salary, CPD allowance and exclusive company discounts and rewards - including 20% off at Pets at Home, The Groom Room and the Vet Group.   

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