Head Veterinary Nurse - Reading - BF11699

Job Role

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Job Type




My client have an amazing opportunity for a Head Veterinary Nurse to join their practice. This role would be suitable for an Registered Veterinary Nurse with excellent leadership, communication and organisational skills.  

The role will involve all aspects of nursing as well as the day-to-day running of the practice. This position provides you with the opportunity to develop nursing clinics and use your initiative to promote new ideas; more responsibilities will form part of this role with full support being provided by the nursing team.

As a Head Veterinary Nurse you will be responsible for a variety of nursing duties as well as sharing best practice with your team and helping to support and develop the student nurses in your practice. You will also assist in the training of our Patient Care Assistants.

You will be working 40 hours per week with 1 in 4 Saturday or Sunday weekend shifts, as well as a fair share of bank holiday and on call duties.

Skills and experience

  • Registered Veterinary Nurse as defined by RCVS with

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

  • Computer literate (full training on our system is provided)

  • Demonstrate initiative in patient welfare

  • Understand duties that may and may not be undertaken by PCA’s or student nurses

  • Proven ability to work in and lead a team

  • Full driving license

  • Demonstrable ability to work under pressure

  • Attention to detail

  • Previous experience of being a clinical coach and supporting SVNs

If you would be interested in this role , or another one similar, email me with your CV to Beth@jhprecruitment.com or call me directly on 01392 249647

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