We are busy first opinion small animal practice with 7 full time veterinary surgeons split across 3 sites. We need a senior veterinary nurse to help lead our team of 5 registered veterinary nurses and 2 student veterinary nurses predominantly based at our Woking hospital. This is a full-time role working 40 hours per week with 8-hour shifts giving a good work life balance to the successful candidate. Nursing is split between inpatient care, theatre and nurse consults with no reception cover and a paid lunch break! Supported by our part time head nurse this would be an excellent role for someone who is looking to move into a more senior role where leadership training can/will be provided.
Located in beautiful Surrey with excellent rail links to London makes Woking a great place to work. We have 3 branches all located within a 15-minute drive of each other and our Woking Surgery was purpose designed in 2018. We are a Cat friendly silver clinic with separate dog and cat kennels and waiting area, four consult rooms including a dedicated nurse consult room and a separate quiet room, two theatres (with multiparameter monitoring), separate dental (including dental x-ray) and imaging rooms and a large central prep area allowing for good staff communication and improved workflow.
Cases are worked up to a high standard in house with visiting orthopaedic surgeon and cardiologist, alongside a Feline Medicine Certificate holder and a Surgery Certificate holder in house. Our clients vary from well insured private clients through to large charities. We have an excellent uptake on our pet health Club with more than 40% of pets on the plan allowing us to provide the best preventative healthcare we can. Our nursing team of 5.5 Registered Veterinary Nurses and 2 student veterinary nurses are friendly and dedicated team players who enjoy providing support to our patients through all stages of their lives. We are a friendly dedicated team who in non-covid times get together for drinks and quizzes and for the brave out there the annual RSPCA Charity assault course.
We are looking for a Registered Veterinary Nurse with several years of clinical experience to help lead our team. Ideal candidates would also have experience as a clinical coach and have a keen interest in nurse consultations.
Benefits (subject to pro rata):
• 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, surrogacy pay
• Enhanced paternity pay
• Birthday leave
• Discounted veterinary fees
• My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
• Cycle to Work scheme
• 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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