Job Details: We are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive Head Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our clients friendly team based in the West Midlands, on a full-time basis.
They are a 5-vet practice, and they are currently supported by 3 RVN’s and 2 SVN’s as well as 5 Client Care Advisors. They are a dynamic practice with surgery certificate holders amongst their vets. They aim to offer a very high standard of care for their patients across a wide range of cases.
They have all the facilities to support this with laparoscopic surgery, endoscopy, dental x-ray, doppler BP monitoring, capnography, pulse oximetry and k-laser. They perform a full range of orthopaedic and soft tissue surgeries including TPLO’s and BOAS surgeries.
Their nursing team are all involved in these cases and so there are significant opportunities to scrub into theatre, do complex anaesthetics and help with medical investigations and inpatient care, along with a range of nurse clinic appointments.
They are also happy to support all staff members with opportunities for further development so any desire to do additional certificates and training is encouraged and will be considered.
This role is full time 35-40 hours per week, with no on call, and 1 in 4 Saturdays (8.45am-6.15pm), and bank holidays as part of a rota.
Some of your key responsibilities will include, working closely with the clinical, non-clinical teams and management to deliver the best levels of patient and customer care, taking full ownership of tasks and responsibilities, be responsible and accountable for leading the nursing team, oversee the running /order of the day, to work as an active member of the clinical support team, to fully participate in the Nursing rota, oversee ordering of stock and management of stock control and comply with all policies and procedures within the surgery, including Health and Safety Regulations.
They are looking for a highly motivated, forward thinking, and proactive nurse with strong communication and people skills in order to lead the team to deliver exceptional clinical and client care. As Head Nurse you will play a key part within the management team to ensure financial and operational performance of the practice as well as the nursing team performance and Wellbeing. Leadership experience in a similar role preferred but not essential as training and full support is available for the right candidate. They are a training practice supporting student nurses so holding a clinical coach qualification or willing to train would be advantageous but not necessary, for this reason good all-round nursing skills are essential. This role would be suitable for someone who wants the opportunity to develop to their full potential and wishing to advance their career.
If you share our clients passion for delivering outstanding pet healthcare, great customer service and would like to join their team we would love to hear from you!
- Rota that offers a good work/ life balance
- CPD allowance and support
- Enhanced pension scheme (6.5% employer contribution)
- Paid memberships (RCVS, BVNA, etc)
- Enhanced Holiday allowance of 6.6weeks
- Extra paid day off for your birthday
- Option for heavily subsidised Private Healthcare
- Exclusive company discounts and rewards