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Head Veterinary Nurse - Highgate

Employer
Medivet
Location
Highgate, London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive salary depending on experience
Closing date
3 Jun 2022

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

We are seeking a Head Veterinary Nurse to join our practice in beautiful Highgate, North London. 

This is a clinical leadership position working closely with our Lead Vet and nursing team to deliver exceptional care. 

The ideal candidate will have two years post-qualification experience with leadership qualities, approachability and a passion for getting the best out of people! 

We encourage growth within your role and are truly committed to help our Medivet community achieve their goals.

We offer clear Head Nurse career pathways, tailored by you to suit your individual needs as well as collective support with tips and tricks across the whole of Medivet and online learning which you can manage at your own pace.

So whether you're an established HVN or taking the first step into a management role, you will have access to further training and support with all the tools to continue your professional development. 

Salary and hours:

  • Competitive salary depending on experience 
  • Hours 40 per week with 1:3 weekends
  • Fair share of bank holiday cover with TOIL and minimal on-call duties 
  • £300 CPD allowance with 2-days CPD leave
  • RCVS, VDS and BVNA membership fees 
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays 
  • Improved Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Additional benefits, including 100% attendance scheme and ‘Peternity’ leave

 

 

Key accountabilities:

In this role you will assist with financial and operational performance of your practice as well as the overall team performance and engagement.

You'll take pride in the delivery of exceptional clinical quality and care, encouraging a progressive clinical culture. And, ensure Medivet policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to by all of your team. 

You'll work closely with the Lead Vet as well as our wider teams to ensure the general smooth running of your practice, from Practice Standards to Health & Safety, and ensure things such as debt is managed and controlled and any complaints are dealt with appropriately. 

As a Head Nurse and Clinical Coach, you will develop and support your direct reports, holding one to ones and providing regular feedback on their performance.

From time to time you may need to assist your Area Manager with recruitment by meeting potential new team members during a practice visit, as well as taking action to create a positive environment that results in stable retention for your branch. 

Branch:

Medivet Highgate is a lovely practice with friendly clients. Here, you will have the chance to make this practice the true heart of the community, not just in location but also in spirit!

We are a 1.5 vet team with a support team made up of our HVN (that's you!) SVN and Receptionist. 

Highgate is a leafy residential area in the London suburbs with a quaint high-street. Highgate boasts plenty of gastro-pubs, tea rooms and beautiful 18th Century architecture. 

This practice feeds into our Kensington 24-Hour Hospital for all out of hour care where we have a dedicated night team. We also have an ambulance service within the region to transport any patients to be hospitalised. 

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
GB
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