Head Veterinary Nurse - Full-time Or Part Time, Flexible Hours / Days Required At The Avenue Vet
4 months ago
up to £34,000 depending on experience
The Avenue Veterinary Clinic
Ealing, London, United Kingdom
We have an exciting opportunity for a Head Nurse to join our team here at The Avenue Vet, Ealing. You will be supporting the Veterinary Surgeon with consultations and procedures, nursing hospitalised and day patients, helping with reception duties, stock control, and infection control. You will initially be the sole RVN however we are looking to expand the team to two Nurses in total therefore someone who is interested in mentoring is desirable. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Head Nurse or RVN looking for a step up as we particularly encourage progression, development and welcome new ideas / ways of working.
Rota patterns that work for you
Our RVNs usually work Monday to Friday between 8.30am – 6.30pm including a Saturday rota with no OOH. However, our people are at the heart of everything that we do, that’s why we know that work-life balance is vital in supporting our people to be their best selves. Our flexible approach to rota patterns and working hours offers a balance that truly flexed with you and your lifestyle. We would welcome both full and part time applicants and we can flex to suit you, whether that is discussing condensed hours, reduced working days or a fixed rota pattern with a set day off.
The salary for this role is up to £34,000 depending on experience.
The Avenue Veterinary Clinic is a London clinic based in a prime location. The area is regenerating and with many new homes being completed within walking distance of the clinic and a mainline and Crossrail station on our doorstep, this area is set to grow for years to come. Established in 2015, we have an excellent reputation locally for providing the highest client care standards, attentive personalised preventative health care, and high-quality treatment. Our practice is well equipped including an operating theatre, x-ray, ultrasound, and much more. Our waiting areas and kennels are separated for cats and dogs, we also are a silver status cat-friendly clinic.
The Vet Nurse will have support to maintain and improve the nursing role at the clinic as well as their personal development. All our team members are incredibly supportive and priorities fairness and efficiency.
We are looking for someone who has experience working as a sole nurse or within a small team, but not essential. Must be registered with the RCVS. Part time role would be better suited for a nurse with some head nurse experience or team management experience but will be supported to grow these skills also.
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 –
Subject to pro rata -
Work life balance
- 6.6 weeks annual leave
- Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
- Your birthday as a paid day off
- Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
- Private Medical Insurance
- Cycle to Work scheme
- Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing, including discounted gym membership
- Non-accidental injury support
- £550 CPD allowance with 24 hours paid pro rata
- Certificate support
- Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
- Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
- All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
- Infection Prevention and Control Programme
- Quality Improvement Programme
- VDS cover
- 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 and quote reference BH8303.
Address: Ealing, London, United Kingdom