Head Veterinary Nurse Required At Sussex Coast Vets
Up to £30,000 DOE
Sussex Coast Vets
Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, United Kingdom
A rare opportunity has arisen for a Head Veterinary Nurse to join our well-established 24-hour practice at Sussex Coast Vets in Bexhill.
We are looking for an experienced nurse who can positively motivate and provide gold standard care. You will need to be dedicated to giving excellent client service through clear and effective communication and a compassionate approach, whilst always prioritising patient care.
You will be required to undertake general nursing duties including inpatient care, anaesthesia and nurse clinics as well as providing support and leadership to our nursing team. There will be additional tasks including clinical coaching, rotas, H&S, organisation of twice yearly stocktake and ensuring that all nursing protocols are maintained and complied with.
This is a full-time position, 4 days per week with alternating early and late shifts, 8am-6pm or 10am-8pm. This includes a 1:6 weekend working schedule. No out of hours required.
Salary is up to £30,000 depending on experience.
Our practice is part of a group of five branches serving the Hastings and Bexhill area providing an out-of-hours emergency service to a number of other practices in the area.
The clinic is equipped with the full range of diagnostic laboratory equipment, digital x-ray, Doppler ultrasound, endoscopy and excellent facilities.
East Sussex is an area steeped in history, with beautiful countryside, stunning coastlines and an abundance of choice within the art, sports and leisure scenes. We also have the convenience of great links to Brighton, London and Gatwick.
About the Team and Culture
Our fantastic, supportive team has a diverse range of Vets, Registered Veterinary Nurses and Student Veterinary Nurses. We also have a wonderful support team function, some of which have been with us for many years, as well as a range of fantastic new recruits. The practice has been established for around 50 years, we have five branches, one of them running a 24-hour emergency service, and we also have three training practices allowing us to support and encourage further education. We have a strong focus on client education and preventative health care as well as ensuring a safe and happy workplace for our team.
We are looking for a Head Registered Veterinary Nurse. The ideal candidate will ideally have experience working in similar environment with some supervisory experience and preferably clinical coaching. The role is also suitable for experienced Registered Veterinary Nurses looking to develop their career to the next level. You will be able to lead by example by providing excellent client service whilst demonstrating exceptional nursing care to our patients. This role requires excellent communication skills, a positive can-do attitude, the ability to work well within a team and possess a strong work ethic.
Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:
- Increasing holiday based on length of service
- CPD paid days and allowance
- L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
- Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
- Birthday leave
- RCVS Membership paid
- VDS cover
- Discounted veterinary fees
- Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
- Cycle to Work scheme
- Service-related company sick pay
- Initiatives focussed on employee wellbeing
- Relocation packages
- Career progression opportunities
- Free flu jabs
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. Please quote BH4477 when applying for this role.
Address: 189 De La Warr Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, United Kingdom