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Waltham Abbey - Waltham Abbey

Head Veterinary Nurse Medivet Waltham Abbey, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Pay Range: £ 27,573 - £ 28,635 per year GBP
RCVS Fees Funded CPD Pension
Posted on: 23 Jun 2020

Job Description

We are seeking a Head Veterinary Nurse to join our wonderful Waltham Abbey practice.

The role will involve all aspects of nursing as well as the day-to-day running of the practice. This position provides you with the opportunity to develop nursing clinics and use your initiative to promote new ideas; more responsibilities will form part of this role with full support being provided by the nursing team.

As Head Veterinary Nurse you will be 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. All of our head nurses are provided with dedicated support from our head-office; here the stress of managing your rota, dealing with recruitment, H&S, practice standards, marketing (and much more!) is taken care of, and while there are still admin duties involved in your role, this support will allow you to spend more time managing your team and doing what you love, nursing!

This role offers a salary of £27,573 - £28,635 per annum, depending on experience. £300 CPD allowance and in-house CPD available, on-going training is provided as relevant to your role, RCVS and VDS fees paid, 25 days annual leave.

You will be working 40 hours per week with the standard 1 in 6 weekend shifts as well as a fair share of bank holiday and on call.

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.

Key Accountabilities

  • Management of the practice including day to day organisation/liaising with the branch partner on day the day to day running/debt management/staff performance and accountability

Skills and Experience

  • RCVS registered with Head Nurse experience of a busy practice.
  • Experience having worked in a hospital would be preferable but not essential, as the branch staff work at Enfield 24 hour hospital on weekends, bank holidays and for on-call.

The Branch

Waltham Abbey/ Enfield on weekends, bank holidays and on-call.

The practice is nestled in a lovely high street in the historic town of Waltham Abbey. On the high street itself are numerous eateries, and numerous travel links via bus or train in nearby Waltham Cross overground station, that is a 20 minute walk away from the practice.

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