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Head Veterinary Nurse- Mansfield Cottage. Cheshunt, Hertfordshire

Employer
Medivet
Location
Cheshunt, Hertfordshire
Salary
Salary up to £32,000 + benefits
Closing date
15 Feb 2022

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Sector
Small Animal, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

About us:

We’re a community of passionate veterinary professionals committed to providing truly exceptional care. We’re set on building something extraordinary: creating the most forward-thinking and innovative place in the veterinary industry. We’re always looking for people who aspire to stand out in their field, and it’s this vision and enthusiasm that forms the foundation of how we work.

Our mission to deliver progressive, around the clock care means our employees have the very best equipment and treatment options available, including in-house MRI machines and state-of-the-art operating theatres.

We provide ongoing support to our teams, both in practice and through our dedicated training centre. This empowers you to get the very best from our advanced equipment while being on your journey to veterinary excellence.

The role:

We are seeking a Head Veterinary Nurse to join our Mansfield Cottage practice. This role would be suitable for a Registered Veterinary Nurse however a 3rd year student due to qualify may be considered. Previous experience working in a small animal practice is required. The role will involve all aspects of nursing as well as the day-to-day running of the practice. This position provides you with the opportunity to develop nursing clinics and use your initiative to promote new ideas; more responsibilities will form part of this role with full support being provided by the nursing team.

As a Head Veterinary Nurse you will be responsible for a variety of nursing duties as well as sharing best practice with your team and helping to support and develop the student nurses in your practice. All of our head nurses are provided with dedicated support from our head-office; here the stress of managing your rota, dealing with recruitment, H&S, practice standards, marketing (and much more!) is taken care of, and while there are still admin duties involved in your role, this support will allow you to spend more time managing your team and doing what you love, nursing!

You will be working 40 hours per week with the standard 1 in 6 weekend shifts as well as a fair share of bank holiday and on-call. We are looking to implement a 4 day week for RVN's this year, and a 1 in 8 weekend rotation staffing permitting.  

Salary and Benefits

Salary £27,543 - £32,000 per annum depending on experience, qualification status and time frame with Medivet if internal

£300 CPD allowance, 2-days CPD leave and in-house CPD available

Ongoing training is provided as relevant to your role

RCVS and VDS fees paid

5 weeks paid annual leave

Exclusive company discounts and rewards

A friendly, supportive environment within a rewarding role

Medivet is growing rapidly and it is an exciting time to join us - we encourage growth and development within your role and are truly committed to help our Medivet community achieve their goals.

Key accountabilities:

The role of Head Nurse is to aid the Branch Partner with the running of the practice by providing support to the rest of the clinical team. Accountabilities include;

- line management of second student/PCA

- Debt management

- Clinical supervisor to students

- Liaising and organising of surgeries that need to attend the hospital

- Absence management 

- General nursing responsibilities 

- Ensuring all protocols and policies are in place such as health and safety and practice    standards

Branch:

Full time position at Medivet Mansfield Cottage however weekends, bank holidays and on-call at Enfield 24 hour Hospital.

The successful Head Nurse candidate will join a small and friendly team that comprises of a Branch Partner & Veterinary Surgeon and a student nurses

Company

We’re a family of passionate veterinary professionals committed to providing truly exceptional care.

We’re always looking for people who aspire to stand out in their field, and it’s this vision and enthusiasm that forms the foundation of how we work.

In everything we do, we work together and look out for each other. We’re all working towards the same goal: exceptional care.

Our people support each other within practices and across regions, and our clinicians work closely with our Support Centre colleagues – forming one team made of many teams. We work hard together but socialise, too. We’re proud that our community fosters strong bonds and friendships.

All our people are warmly encouraged to get involved in shaping the business, to consider becoming partners, or move into management roles. Every day, there’s a chance to have an impact on this business in its exciting growth phase.

Search our opportunities and apply today to become part of our family.

Find Us
Website
Telephone
01923 470000
Location
Unit 4 Mowat Industrial Estate
Sandown Road
Watford
Herts
WD24 7UY
United Kingdom
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