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Head Registered Veterinary Nurse required - Kings Lynn

Terrington Veterinary Centre
King's Lynn, Norfolk
Competitive Salary
Closing date
2 Jun 2021

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Animal Health, Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
Job Type
Head Nurse
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Job Details

The Role
We have an exciting opportunity for a dedicated and enthusiastic Head Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our team here at Terrington. Duties will include managing our nursing team to ensure that we all work to practice standards, working with the Clinical Director and the veterinary team to ensure we continue to provide an outstanding and award-winning level of client and patient care. Part of the role will also include coaching and supporting our trainee nurses at the practice.

•    Five days per week
•    Saturdays shared on a rota
•    No OOHs

About Us
We are located in a small village in the Norfolk countryside very near to Kings Lynn amenities. Terrington is a first opinion, small animal practice with no OOHs. We are proud to be a cat friendly practice with excellent facilities and equipment including laser therapy and two theatres.

We are 31 strong team with 6 vets, 5 RVNs, 6 receptionists and many other enthusiastic colleagues driven by the wish to provide a 1st class service to our patients and clients. Our next challenge is to become a 'Fear free' practice.

Applicant Requirements
We are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse with excellent clinical standards, decision making skills and clinical coach experience. Excellent communication and organisational skills, combined with the ability to motivate a team, diligent, excellent attention to detail and naturally empathetic are all attributes we look for. You will love being part of a team and easily build a good rapport with our clients. We are looking for someone who is ambitious and forward thinking with ideas on progressing the business and their own projects whilst embracing company led change. If you feel you are up for the challenge please contact us and if you don't tick some of the boxes but would like to tick them, contact us too.

•    4 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
•    3 days paid CPD leave
•    £550 CPD allowance per annum
•    RCVS Membership paid
•    Service based holiday entitlement increases
•    VDS cover
•    Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
•    Enhanced paternity pay
•    Birthday leave
•    Discounted veterinary fees
•    My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
•    Cycle to Work scheme
•    Pension
•    CPD/training support
•    Paid bereavement leave
•    Company sick pay
•    Employee opinion survey
•    Free uniform in a number of roles
•    Annual pay reviews
•    Social events
•    Academy & Leadership courses
•    Focus on employee wellbeing
•    Relocation packages
•    Career progression opportunities
•    Free flu jabs

As a BAME and LGBT+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long term health conditions, and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.

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Local veterinary practice in Terrington, Norfolk.

Find Us
24 Marshland Street
Terrington St Clement
King's Lynn
PE34 4NE
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