Deputy Head Nurse - Hendon
Hendon, United Kingdom
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Deputy Head Nurse to join our award-winning Hendon 24-Hour Hospital.
You will be working alongside the Head Nurse/Practice Manager helping to run the day doing in a mixture of Surgical and Ward patient shifts as well as leading a team of 6 RVN’s, 4 Student Nurses and 4 Patient Care Assistants.
Hendon see a high volume of surgical caseloads and emergencies. Emergency and Critical Care experience would be an advantage but not essential as we can provide support and training in your ECC development.
Salary, hours and benefits:
- - Competitive salary package
- - £750 CPD allowance with 2-days CPD leave and in-house CPD available
- - RCVS and VDS fees paid
- - Full time hours of either a 5 day week working no weekends or a 4 day week with a 1 in 6 weekend
- - 5 weeks paid annual leave plus bank holidays
- - Exclusive company discounts and rewards
- - Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
- - Improved Maternity and Paternity Leave
- - 100% attendance scheme
- - ‘Peternity’ leave
- - Overtime available
Skills and experience
Medivet Hendon 24-Hour is a bustling hospital, it has recently been recognised as one of London’s best Veterinary practices.
The successful candidate will be joining a highly experienced team led by Branch Partners and Vets Jeremy and Sarah, who combined have 25 years experience, as well as the Head Registered Veterinary Nurse with 15 years experience. Including certificate holders or those currently undertaking a certificate, as well as a fantastic nursing and support team. The hospital also possess a dedicated reception and night team.
It houses an MRI/CT unit and so treats many interesting neurology, medicine, surgical and other cases. Additionally, Hendon 24hr is equipped with endoscopy, arthroscopy, digital x-ray, ultrasound, multi-parameter monitors, in-house bloods and much more! The group is also supported by its own pet blood bank, laboratory as well as other services. Hendon also has a spacious garden, two dedicated staff rooms, a close link to the station as well as a friendly and social team who enjoy their team nights out.
It supports Medivet clinics in all of Northwest London but also the whole of Southern England, with interesting and complicated cases.
Address: Hendon, United Kingdom