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Head Veterinary Nurse

Employer
Medivet
Location
Fulham, London (Greater)
Salary
Starting salary £32,500 per annum
Closing date
10 Jun 2022

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

The role:

Join our team and work to our new 4-day week, enabling a fantastic work-life balance with no impact on your salary!

We value our nurses and recognise the integral part they play within our teams. This new and improved rota will provide our exceptional RVNs with more flexibility and well-earned time back during the week.

In addition to better work-life balance, we are truly committed to helping our Medivet community achieve their goals!

We fully support our nurses in completing certificates to further their knowledge, and offer supportive, engaging career pathways. Our dedicated learning platform provides collective support with tips and tricks across the whole of Medivet and online learning which you can manage at your own pace.

No matter where you are within your career you will have access to further training and support with all the tools to continue your professional development.

Salary, hours, and benefits:

  • - Starting salary £32,500 per annum
  • - Plus £2000 London weighting allowance
  • - 4-day week with 1:4 weekends
  • - Hours 08:30-18:00 and 10:00-19:00 
  • - £750 CPD allowance with 2-days CPD leave and in-house CPD available
  • - RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • - 5 weeks paid annual leave (equivalent to 22.7 days) plus bank holidays
  • - Fair share of bank holiday cover at Kensington 24-Hour with time back in lieu
  • - Minimal on-call duties to support our dedicated night team, if required
  • - Exclusive company discounts and rewards
  • - Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
  • - Improved Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • - 100% attendance scheme and ‘peternity’ leave

Key accountabilities:

In this role, you will assist with the 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 are 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 one and providing regular feedback on their performance, as well as taking action to create a positive environment that results in stable retention for your branch. 

 Branch:

Medivet Fulham is a busy 2-vet branch excellently equipped with ultrasound, digital x-ray, dental x-ray, cat-friendly status, and in-house laboratory. 

The practice feeds into our Camberwell 24-Hour Hospital, where out-of-hour care is provided by our dedicated night team. We also have an ambulance service within the region to hospitalise your patients. 

Not familiar with the area? 

Fulham is an up-market area of London which neighbours Chelsea and Hammersmith. The practice is close to all the action of Fulham Broadway, situated about 10 mins walk from Fulham Broadway and Parsons Green tube stations. There are also several nearby bus routes.

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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