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Clinical Nursing Manager Cherrydown Vets Cherrydown W, Basildon SS16 5AW, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
RCVS Fees Assoc. Subs Funded CPD Discount for own pets Enhanced Paid Sick Leave Pension
Posted on: 25 Mar 2024

Job Description

Job Title: Clinical Nursing Manager

Practice: Cherrydown Vets, Basildon
Salary: £36,000 Pro-rata (Negotiable depending on experience) 

Job Type: 6 month fixed term contract

Hours: Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week between 8am and 8pm, 1 in 4 weekends.

Are you currently a Lead Veterinary Nurses wanting to take the next step up? Are you a current Clinical Nursing Managers wishing to join a team who thrives on collaborating? If so, please read on.

About the role

As the Clinical Nurse Manager, your average week will consist of approximately 3 clinical days, 1 admin day and some home working. Part of the role is to ensure that the nursing team across the business is managed as effectively as possible to support the growth of the practice.

You'll work closely with the Lead Nurses to identify areas of development needs within the nursing team to maintain a happy, efficient working environment, whilst ensuring practice policies and group policies are always adhered to.

It's very important to demonstrate knowledge of the RCVS Day One Skills and Competencies, Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Nurses (on-the-job, in structured practical sessions and/or in tutorials) that is evidenced on the rota to receive appropriate support from a Clinical Supervisor. 

As a practice we encourage our nurses to work to their full potential giving them great job satisfaction on a daily basis. We really appreciate the brilliant value nurses bring to the clinic, clients, and patients. We understand the importance of career development and encourage CPD as well as providing over 25 hours of CPD in house which is delivered by our Personal development team as well as £500 CPD allowance. 


If you want to join us and be part of this friendly, loyal, and supportive team please get in touch. 

Benefits include

  • 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme
  • Wellness program including:
  • Employee assistance program
  • Eyecare voucher scheme
  • Free annual Flu jab
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Recruitment referral reward scheme

About us

Cherrydown Vets are a progressive, forward-thinking, premium veterinary practice. The main hospital site is based in Basildon, with two smaller sites in Stanford and Wickford that offer preventative clinics.

We believe in supporting and investing in our staff, investing in our facilities and ensuring that our clients and their pets receive only the very best, modern first opinion. Our staff are motivated and encouraged to gain additional certifications across all levels of employment and we offer career progression within our group.

We have a strong recognisable brand and we are looking for people who share our vision and our culture. We have over 60 staff members and are very proud of our achievements and our reputation in the veterinary profession.

At Linnaeus, we are committed to supporting the physical and mental health of all our Associates. We have an amazing team of Mental Health First Aiders (MHFA) across our practices and central support office in addition to a confidential Employee Assistance Programme which is available for everyone.

Linnaeus is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, we are committed to fostering a culture that is inclusive and diverse for all our associates. 

If you would like to apply for the role or for an informal chat to discuss it further, please get in touch with Paige in the recruitment team

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