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Head Veterinary Nurse

Employer
Medivet
Location
Islington, London (Greater)
Salary
Starting salary £32,500 per annum
Closing date
21 Jul 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

About us:

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 should you wish to progress into a head nurse or clinical coach role in the future.

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.

The role:

Join our team at Islington Liverpool Rd as a Head Registered Veterinary Nurse!

We are seeking someone with leadership qualities, approachability, and a passion for getting the best out of people! Ideally, two years of experience although previous Head Nurse experience is not essential. 

Salary, hours, and benefits:

  • - Starting salary £32,500 per annum
  • - 40 hours per week with 1:3 half or 1:6 full weekends 
  • - £750 CPD allowance with 2-days CPD leave and in-house CPD available
  • - RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • - 5 weeks paid annual leave plus bank holidays
  • - Fair share 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 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, as well as taking action to create a positive environment that results in stable retention for your branch. 

Branch:

Our modern, spacious, and well-equipped branch is in a lively area of North London known for its many restaurants and artistic community.

We have a friendly 3-vet team supported by 3-RVNs, PCA/SVN, and 2 Receptionists. We are active in the local community with fantastic clients, majority insured, who want the best for their pets!

The practice is well-equipped with digital and dental x-ray, ultrasound, tonometer, bronchoscope and endoscope, blood pressure machine, ECG, full lab including microscope, haematology and biochemistry analyser, bone kit as well as a full ex-lap kit including suction and diathermy.

We are a short walk from Essex Road, Angel, and Highbury & Islington Tube, and Overground Stations so there are great transport links! 

Islington Liverpool Rd feeds into our Kensington 24-Hour Hospital for all out-of-hours care, managed by our dedicated night team and where patients can be hospitalised - we also have an ambulance service to transport patients.

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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