Head Veterinary Nurse - Full Time - London - ref CF12894

Job Role

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Job Type




The role

My clients are looking for a Head Veterinary Nurse to join this great team and work to a 4-day week, enabling fantastic work-life balance with no impact to your salary!

This team value their nurses and recognise the integral part they play within their team. 

In addition to better work-life balance, my clients are truly committed to helping their community achieve their goals!

They fully support their nurses in completing certificates to further their knowledge, and offer supportive, engaging career pathways. 

No matter where you are within your career you will have access to further training and support with all the tools to continue your professional development.

Salary, hours and benefits:

  • Industry leading salary

  • 4-day week with 1:6 weekends

  • Hours 08:30-18:00 and 10:00-19:00 / 38.66 hours per week

  • £300 CPD allowance with 2-days CPD leave and in-house CPD available

  • RCVS and VDS fees paid

  • 5 weeks paid annual leave (equivalent to 22.7 days) plus bank holidays

  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards

  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme

  • Improved Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • 100% attendance scheme and ‘peternity’ leave

Key accountabilities

In this role you will assist with financial and operational performance of the practice as well as the overall team performance and engagement.

You'll take pride in the delivery of exceptional clinical quality and care, encouraging a progressive clinical culture. And, ensure compnay policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to by all of your team.

You'll work closely with the Lead Vet as well as the wider teams to ensure the general smooth running of your practice, from Practice Standards to Health & Safety, and ensure things such as debt is managed and controlled and any complaints are dealt with appropriately.

As a Head Nurse and Clinical Coach, you will develop and support your direct reports, holding one to ones and providing regular feedback on their performance.

From time to time you may need to assist your Area Manager with recruitment by meeting potential new team members during a practice visit, as well as taking action to create a positive environment that results in stable retention for your branch.

Skills and experience

This is a fantastic opportunity due to an internal move. It could suit an established RVN with previous experience in a leadership role or a someone ready to take the next step into a Head Nurse position.

My clients are seeking someone who is eager to support and develop their SVN's and Veterinary Care Assistants. The ideal candidate will have 2 years' experience with Clinical Coaching, or keenness to become a Clinical Coach

For more information and to apply for this role please email your CV to conor@jhprecruitment.com or call directly on 01392 691 032 and use the reference code CF12894

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