Head ICU Nurse - Gloucestershire - Ref RL10493

Job Role

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Job Type




Our clients are currently looking for a Head ICU Nurse to join their team in Gloucestershire. The main purpose of the post is to be responsible for organising and participating in the clinical activities within the ICU, line managing the ICU nursing and ACA team as well as ensuring that policies are adhered to. Ensuring that a high standard of care, cleanliness and positive team morale is maintained throughout. This position is a fulltime 40 hour per week contract & include shifts & 1 in 6 weekend working. The job holder is to liaise closely with the Nursing Manager and other head nurses to support and share daily/weekly activities. Principle Accountabilities: • To organise the clinical activities within the ICU, to include ensuring appropriate support staff and equipment are available. Liaise closely with the clinicians to be able to manage and support the daily activities • To line-manage the nursing and ACA team within the ICU to include; rotas, one to ones, appraisals, allocating holiday allowances and dealing with staff performance issues, with the support of the Nursing Manager • To work as a clinical nurse and participate in the OOH’s rota as required • To ensure policies are always adhered to, assist with fire drills and evacuation procedures, reporting accidents and incidents, assist with risk assessments and COSHH for the relevant areas • Plus much more! Ideally you will be a registered and clinically experienced RVN with a minimum of 12 months working as a VN in clinical practice. Experience of working within a referral environment. Able to carry out veterinary nursing duties. Would be desirable for you to be a clinical coach or similar. It is essential for you to have the ability to work within a team as well as the ability to act independently. You will have a flexible approach to work and eligibility to work in the UK. For more information call directly on 01392 444115 or email your CV to rhianna@jhprecruitment.com

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