We are looking for an Head Registered Veterinary nurse to join this practice based in Woolwich.
The clinic has a good surgical and medical caseload for a one vet branch and as head nurse at Woolwich, you have the opportunity to develop your own nurse clinics and use your initiative to promote new ideas with the team with the use of a dedicated consulting room.
The branch is located just off the A205, Woolwich Arsenal and Woolwich Dockyard station are also walking distance from the practice, making it easy to commute when parking is limited in London.
The practice has recently been refurbished and are light and airy premises with RCVS PSS approval and facilities to include: Separate operating theatre, large prep room with areas for general prep and another for dentals, separate cat and dog wards, digital radiography suite and inhouse laboratory.
This is a full time permanent position, covering 40 hours per week Monday to Friday. You will also be part of a weekend rota, covering 1:5 full weekends with time off in lieu.
On-call and bank holidays are on a generous fair shared rotations across nursing teams in area to promote the upkeep and/or development of your hospital and ECC nursing skills and experience as well as a good work/life balance.
Competitive salary of up to £28,635 per annum
Ongoing training relevant to your role though our specifically designed leadership courses as well as access to our online learning platform
CPD budget to include 2 days paid course attendance
25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
Exclusive company discounts and rewards
A friendly, supportive environment within a rewarding role
And much more!
Skills and Experience:
Qualified veterinary nurse and registered with the RCVS for a minimum of 1-2 years.
Previous experience in leading a small team is beneficial, although not essential as training and development in the role is provided and supported. As head nurse at Woolwich, you have the opportunity to develop your own nurse clinics and use your initiative to promote new ideas with the team.
A good knowledge and understanding of schedule 3 procedures is beneficial as opportunities are available.
Experience of clinical coaching/supervising of student veterinary nurses or a desire to become a clinical supervisor is essential.
A full clean driving license is essential, as patient transportation using our company vehicles may be required on occasion.