Head Veterinary Nurse

Location Cheshire
Discipline: Clinical
Salary: ££29,000 to £34,000
Contact name: Laura Collings

Contact email: laura@vettedrecruitment.co.uk
Job ref: 289
Published: 3 months ago

Are you a passionate and experienced Veterinary Nurse looking for a rewarding leadership role? We are currently searching for a dedicated Head Veterinary Nurse to join our client's team in Cheshire.

If you're ready to take your career to the next level and make a difference in the lives of animals and their owners, read on!

About them:
Their network of reputable veterinary practices has multiple branches, and as a Head Veterinary Nurse, you'll play a crucial role in supporting these practices. Flexibility and adaptability are key, as you may occasionally need to lend your expertise to other locations when unforeseen circumstances arise. Your collaborative spirit will be invaluable in ensuring seamless support across the network.

Why them?
The practice in Cheshire offers state-of-the-art facilities to enhance the care provided to their clients and dedicated team. The facilities include:

Abaxis in-house laboratory
Pulse Oximeter
In addition, there is a separate cat ward, allowing for specialized care.

Join This Exceptional Team:
At the practice, you'll become part of a dynamic team that includes:

5 Vets (3 FT, 2 PT)
6 Nursing Staff (mix of qualified, SVN’s, and ACA)
6 Receptionists/Administrators

Work-Life Balance and Benefits:
This is a full-time role, working 37.5 hours a week on a rota basis between 8:30 am to 7:00 pm, Monday to Friday. You'll also work 1:6 Saturdays from 8.30 am to 4 pm, taken back as TOIL. Additionally, there will be work at the nearby hospital, working 1:8 weekends and sharing Bank Holiday duties (usually one/two weekends a year).

What We're Looking For:
Ideally, we're seeking candidates with:

Previous Clinical Coach experience to support SVN’s within this Accredited Training Practice for Student Nurses.
Previous experience in a leadership role (a distinct advantage).
RCVS registration and full qualification.
A driver's license and access to a vehicle.

Rewards and Benefits:
As a part of our team, you'll enjoy:

Discretionary Summer and Christmas bonus scheme for eligible staff.
Generous holiday entitlement of 30 days per year (including Bank Holidays), rising with service (pro-rated).
Staff pet discounts.
Enhanced maternity and paternity benefits.
Life insurance at 1x annual salary.
Health benefits covering dental, optical, and physiotherapy costs.
Wellness services including a Virtual GP Surgery and Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).
CPD allowance of £600 per year, plus 3 days of training (with further training encouraged).

If you're ready to take the next step in your veterinary nursing career, we'd love to hear from you!