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Deputy Head Nurse Required At Penmellyn Vets, St. Columb Major Hospital

1 month ago
2 months ago

From £30,000 DOE

Penmellyn Vets, St. Columb Major Hospital

Maizie Brown

Saint Columb Major, Cornwall, United Kingdom

What’s on offer?

The salary for this role is from £30,000 depending on skills and experience. 
£1500 Welcome Bonus
Up to £2,000 Relocation Allowance 

Find progression and support within our team

Penmellyn Veterinary Group has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced RVN to join our well-established team as the Deputy Head Nurse. This is a great career opportunity combining management alongside a clinical role and overseeing our student nursing team. This role involves leading by example working alongside our supportive clinical team.

Let’s find a work life balance that works for you

Our Deputy Head Nurse currently works a four-day week with a 1:4 Saturday weekend commitment. We do have a flexible approach to rota patterns and working hours so this can be discussed during the recruitment process, but all nurses must work at least one later finish of 6.30 per week. 

Our team and culture

We strongly encourage our staff to pursue any specific interests and a big part of our ethos is the belief in further learning for everyone, which allows our team members to progress into leadership. 
We value your wellbeing and mental health, we provide allocated lunch breaks and time-out breaks throughout the day, to rest and breathe. We try to foster an environment where no-one feels embarrassed to ask a question or ask for help. We have regular meetings to discuss cases, to improve and develop and we always have colleagues on hand who are interested, happy to discuss cases and provide reassurance with also the opportunity to also work independently.

About Us

Penmellyn’s practices are in the heart of Cornwall, and we strive to provide first class care to our team, clients, and pets alike. With our group of 25 full time Veterinary Surgeons and 50 veterinary nurses across our sites, we have an exceptionally supportive and forward-thinking team whom we are immensely proud of. We have invested heavily in state-of-the-art diagnostics equipment to include a CT scanner, ultrasound, digital radiography. We are excited that we are about to expand our hospital to include 4 modern and up to date theatres, a diagnostics suite, a minor procedures room, cat friendly ward with its own examination room, a large kennel area with 35 kennels, and separate cat and dog isolation facilities.

Because our employee’s matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from -

Work life balance
•    6.6 weeks annual leave including bank holidays
•    Paid sick leave
•    Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
•    Your birthday as a paid day off

•    Private medical insurance
•    Social Events – recent events have been paddle boarding, a group quiz and we have a ‘who done it’ murder event planned!
•    Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
•    Cycle to Work scheme
•    Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
•    Non-accidental injury support
•    Employee Assistance Program

•    £500 CPD allowance with 3 days paid pro rata
•    Certificate support
•    Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy

Professional Memberships
•    RCVS fees

•    Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
•    Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
•    Discounted staff pet care

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch for a confidential chat. Please quote reference BH7784 when applying for this role.

Tel: 07977245242
Address: Station Road Saint Columb Major, Saint Columb Major, Cornwall, United Kingdom

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