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Head Veterinary Nurse Required At Milford Veterinary Hospital In Milford, Surrey

2 months ago

up to £29,000 per annum depending on experience

Milford Veterinary Surgeon

Olivia Heaton-Tisdale

Milford, Surrey, United Kingdom

The Role

We are looking for a capable and effective Head Veterinary Nurse to provide gold standard care to our patients and clients. 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 management tasks including rotas, organisation of twice yearly stocktake and ensuring that all nursing protocols are maintained and complied with.

The position is 40 hours comprising : 35 hours during the week between the hours of 7:00am-20:00pm and 1:3 weekends. You may be required to work additional night time OOH to provide holiday or absence cover. 

Salary up to £29,000 per annum depending on experience.

About Us

We are a friendly 6 times award winning, RCVS accredited small animal hospital with our own dedicated out of hours service. We work to extremely high standards of patient care, with separate cat and dog wards, in-house laboratory, and laparoscopic equipment. We have been awarded outstanding in all six RCVS practice standard awards.

Team and Culture

We have 8 Veterinary Surgeons, 6 Registered Veterinary Nurses plus students and nursing support. We have cardiology referral clinician with a cardiology certificate. We also have an Out of Hours vet with an ECC certificate. We have a friendly, supportive team who work closely together, for example with inclusive ward rounds three times a day to ensure the best patient care.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for a qualified RVN preferably with some supervisory experience, who is eager to lead our nursing team by demonstrating role model behaviour in providing nursing care to our patients. We need a strong communicator, supportive nature and a positive can-do attitude to all tasks.

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 LGBT+ 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. BH5263.

Tel: 07797724566
Address: 37 New Road, Milford, Surrey, United Kingdom

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