Assistant Nursing Manager - Bristol - Ref AC10493

Job Role

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Job Type




My client is looking for an Assistant Nursing Manager to join their team, Your main role will be to support the Nursing Manager with the management and leadership of the nursing and animal care assistant team, You will make sure the team is fully staffed and running efficiently at all times, You will hold inductions and training for new and existing members of staff ensuring that all staff are competent in their job roles and meeting CPD requirements as required by the RCVS. It is important you have an understanding of Health and Safety regulations and how to carry out Risk Assessments, Other areas you will be involved in will be performance and capability management, absence management and recruitment and staff resource planning. You will be in charge of rotas, ensuring all areas of the hospital are fully staffed, You will be actively involved in the recruiting of permanent staff and also locums, working within the hospital budget, Management of any staffing issues, to include long-term absence, returns to work, disciplinary and compliance issues. You will assist the Nursing Manager with strategic planning for the future business needs of the hospital. This will include participation in relevant meetings and compiling business proposals to address future requirements. You will maintain a good working relationship with all team members, be friendly and approachable, You will have a minimum of 5 years experience and previous experience of being a Head Veterinary Nurse, The right applicant will be a RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurse hold an Advanced Diploma or similar, be a Clinical coach or similar and hold an ICM or IDM qualification in management or similar, This is a fantastic opportunity for an RVN with Head Nurse Experience who is looking for the next step in their career For further information please call Abbie on 01392 249644 or send your CV to

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