Deputy Head Nurse
6 days ago
Seven Animal Health
Derbyshire, Derbyshire, United KingdomOverview
The Deputy Head Nurse role is to assume a level of responsibility for the efficient running of the nurse and student nurse teams. This will include providing management, performance reviews, training and co-ordination for all relevant personnel. Working enthusiastically with your team you will help maintain a happy, efficient working environment, whilst ensuring practice policies and group policies are adhered to at all times whilst providing outstanding patient and client care.
Main purpose and goals
Ensure the highest standard of care is provided 100% of the time to 100% of our patients.
Supervise and monitor the quality of patient and client care provided by the nursing teams as well as the provision of clinical assistance to the veterinary surgeons.
Achieve the above whilst bearing in mind that the practice is a business and therefore finance need to be carefully monitored and managed sensibly at all times.
Provide an efficient, courteous, and helpful service to all clients, suppliers and external contacts, under all conditions at all times.
Assist in the recruitment and selection of nursing staff, as and when necessary, followed by appropriate induction, training, support, management and leadership of all new nurses.
Achieve optimum performance from each individual member of the nursing teams by motivational methods, leading by example and exceptionally high personal standards.
Liaise with Head Nurse and between the nursing team, the management team and other teams within the practice to ensure effective lines of communication at all times.
Promote our services, employees and products, both in and out of the practice at all times.
Understand, contribute to, implement and train on practice and group policies as appropriate.
Hours worked will be between 8am - 7pm. (40hours per week). Some occasional weekend work may be required.
Address: Derbyshire, Derbyshire, United Kingdom