14 October 2021

Head Veterinary Nurse - South London


South, London

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We are working with this busy South London practice who are looking to recruit a Head Veterinary Nurse. 

Joining this professional, personable team in the practice, you’ll deliver exceptional care by going beyond consulting to listen and empathising, putting patients and clients first, always.

As well as your day to day duties within practice caring for your patients and clients, you will have the drive and ambition to develop the practice optimising the client and patient experience, promoting safety while training, developing and leading the entire nursing team.  

You’ll also be proactive in maintaining your own professional and clinical skills, carry out accurate and timely reporting and explore ways that we can further develop our standards.       

As a RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurse, you’ll already have good knowledge of how a dynamic, practice runs efficiently and effectively. Sharing practice values being trustworthy, caring and progressive, you’ll also take the initiative in patient welfare and have caring, thoughtful communication skills. Just as important are the leadership skills essential to enabling your team to work as one and look ahead to see how they can be even better. 

Skills and Experience

-Registered Veterinary Nurse as defined by RCVS
-Confident with proven ability to communicate effectively and build client relationships
-Demonstrate initiative in patient welfare
-Competent understanding of duties that may and may not be undertaken by PCA’s or Student Nurses

This role offers a competitive salary of  £27,573-£28,635  (depending on experience) plus £2000 London weighting. £300 CPD allowance plus 2 days CPD leave, RCVS and BVNA membership. 25 days holiday plus bank holidays. 

Hours are 40 per week with 1:4 weekends with time back in lieu. You will also be included on the bank holiday rota and on-call rota should the night team require additional support, this works out to be approx. 2-3 weeks of the year. These rotas are fair share with all nurses in the region. 

The practice is close to all local transport links.



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