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Head Veterinary Nurse Easipetcare Streatham Hermitage Ln, London SW16 3LH, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Posted on: 14 Jan 2022

Job Description

The Role
We are looking for a Head Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our super friendly Streatham team.

Duties include ensuring high-quality care of all hospital and day patients, arranging and actively promoting nurse consultations and clinics. You will be proactive and professional towards the consulting needs of the practice, thus ensuring that clients aren’t waiting unnecessarily. You will also take on the role of clinical coach to our student veterinary nurse.

This is a full-time role (40 hours) worked over 5 days. The shifts are a combination of early (8 am – 4.30 pm) and late starts (11 am – 7.30 pm) with one in three Saturday mornings. No OOH. We welcome both full-time and part-time applicants for this role.

The salary for this role is £27k - £30.5k per annum.

About Us
Easipetcare Streatham is a first opinion practice based within a 5 min walk from Norbury train station. We operate on an appointment-only basis.

Our equipment includes: 2 consult rooms, dedicated x-ray and ultrasound room, modern theatre and prep area, in-house lab, dental machine, light large and airy consult rooms, separate cattery and kennels, and staff kitchen and lounge. We also have the tools for basic orthopaedics available for suitably experienced candidates.

About the Team and Culture
We are a friendly, 3-vet practice with 1 registered veterinary nurse, 1 student veterinary nurse, and one animal nursing assistant, supported by our lovely reception team. The practice is led by our clinical Practice Principal.

Applicant Requirements
Our ideal candidate would have excellent communication skills and assist our Practice Principal and Head Vet in delivering excellent client care. You will be a team player who is outgoing, calm and positive, and able to provide clinical coaching if required. The candidate must be RCVS registered and have ideally had experience in a Head Nurse role.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  • Increasing holiday based on length of service
  • CPD paid days and allowance
  • L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Birthday leave
  • RCVS Membership paid
  • VDS cover
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Service-related company sick pay
  • Initiatives focussed on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch. Please quote BH4578 when applying for this role.

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