Registered Veterinary Nurse

Location West Yorkshire
Discipline: Clinical
Salary: £27,000 to £34,000
Contact name: Laura Collings

Contact email: laura@vettedrecruitment.co.uk
Job ref: 281
Published: 9 months ago

Are you a passionate and experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse looking to elevate your career?

Our client has a new opening for a dedicated Lead Clinic Nurse to join their dynamic team at their tier 3 hospital in West Yorkshire. With a starting salary of £27,000, this is your chance to step into a leadership role and make a meaningful impact on patient care.

This friendly and welcoming team prioritizes a fun workplace environment. Their Colleague Council organizes exciting events, and they have dedicated Mental Health First Aiders on-site. They are continually improving our well-being agenda to support our team members.

The state-of-the-art facilities and equipment include:

  • A supportive team of dedicated professionals.

  • Full imaging suite with Xray, multiple ultrasound scanners, onsite CT, and visiting MRI.

  • Four theaters led by a dedicated surgical nursing team.

  • Dental suite with X-ray capabilities.

  • Rigid/flexible endoscopy, including laparoscopy.

  • Exceptional in-patient facilities.

  • Separate dog/cat/exotic and day/long stay wards.

  • ICU and an onsite lab with a dedicated technician.

  • Separate dog/cat waiting areas and seven consult rooms

  • Sustainability is a core value, and we proudly hold the Investors in the Environment Bronze award.

Imagine leading a cluster of 3 clinics, where you'll play a pivotal role in both clinical and administrative duties. As the Lead Clinic Nurse, your responsibilities will include:

  • Clinical Excellence: Oversee patient care, demonstrating impeccable hygiene standards and vigilant infection control practices.

  • Administrative Support: Dedicate a small portion of your time to administrative tasks, ensuring smooth clinic operations.

  • Leadership: Provide guidance and leadership to your dedicated team, fostering a culture of excellence.

  • Team Collaboration: Collaborate with clinic veterinarians, Clinical Nurse Managers, and other leaders to ensure seamless communication and workflow.

  • Patient Care: Take charge of nursing plans and care for in-patients, ensuring their well-being at all times.

  • Continuous Improvement: Lead regular team meetings to review processes, driving progress and enhancements.

  • Safety and Hygiene: Prioritize hygiene and equipment maintenance, minimizing the risk of infections and cross-contamination.

  • Communication: Facilitate effective communication through team briefings and daily huddles.

  • Professional Growth: Contribute to research and development within the veterinary sector, supporting self-clinical progression.

  • Project Engagement: Get involved in practice projects to enhance your skills and knowledge.

  • Patient Advocacy: Be the advocate for your patients from admission to discharge, including pricing for treatments and procedures.

  • Mentorship: Guide and mentor your team members, helping them reach their full potential.

  • CPD and Training: Participate in external CPD and in-house training, sharing knowledge within the team.

  • Tech-Savvy: Encourage the use of VetSafe and set an example in this area.

  • Safety: Comply with all Health and Safety policies.

The role offers:

  • Generous holiday allowance, including Birthday Leave.

  • Payment of RCVS & VDS fees.

  • Funded external CPD opportunities.

  • Access to extensive free online CPD programs.

  • Clear career progression paths.

  • Staff discount schemes.

  • Life Assurance for peace of mind.

  • Enhanced sickness pay and equal family leave.

  • A comprehensive Wellness program, including an Employee Assistance Program.

For more information, get in touch at laura@vettedrecruitment.co.uk