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Head Veterinary Nurse Medivet Dalston Ln, Dalston, London E8 3AH, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
RCVS Fees Funded CPD
Posted on: 12 Jun 2020

Job Description

We are seeking a Head Veterinary Nurse to join and lead our amazing nursing team at Medivet Dalston.  

You will be involved in all aspects of nursing; responsible for a variety of nursing duties as well as sharing best practice with your team and helping to support and develop the student nurses in your practice.

The successful candidate will be a Registered Veterinary Nurse as defined by RCVS with previous experience working in a small animal practice

 You will be working 40 hours per week with the standard 1 in 4 weekend shifts as well as a fair share of bank holiday and on call. What we’ll offer you!

This role offers a salary of £27,573-£28,635 per annum, depending on experience plus £2000 London Weighting. 

We offer £300 CPD allowance with 2-days leave and in-house CPD available, on-going training is provided as relevant to your role, RCVS and VDS fees paid, 25-days paid annual leave, exclusive company discounts and rewards.

You will be in a friendly, supportive environment within a rewarding role. Medivet is growing rapidly and it is an exciting time to join us - we encourage growth and development within your role and are truly committed to help our Medivet community achieve their goals.

Skills and Experience

  • RCVS with previous experience working in a small animal practice
  • English language skills with proven ability to communicate effectively
  • Computer literate
  • Proven empathy with patients and clients
  • Demonstrate initiative in patient welfare
  • Understand PCA and SVN duties 
  • Driving licence preferred 
  • Demonstrable ability to work in a team and lead a team
  • Demonstrable ability to work under pressure
  • Attention to detail

The Branch

Medivet Dalston is a busy practice in Dalston Lane surrounded by cafe, bars restaurant and the lovely Dalston Gardens just a 2 minute walk away.

This branch performs a high volume of procedures is equipped with full in house lab, ethylene oxide sterilisation and digital x-ray. The branch is set up over three floors with separate cat ward and theatre. We support the Fear Free concept so that our patients grow to love us, not fear us. 

You will be working with a great team made up of 1.5 Vets and 2 Student Nurses. 

The branch is situated about 5 mins walk from both Dalston Junction and Dalston Kingsland station. There are also several nearby bus routes and use of a car park at the rear of the practice. 

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