Veterinary Nurse Team Leader - Sunderland
2 weeks ago
Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, United KingdomVeterinary Nurse Team Leader - Sunderland
£25,210 - £25,966 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Full Time, Permanent
Pets and people at the heart of what we do.
Do you have a business mind and a social heart?
Would you love to do a job that gives you an overwhelming feeling of satisfaction knowing that every day when you walk through the door you’re contributing to a lifetime of wellbeing for every pet?
Are you looking for a new challenge and want to be a part of our amazing team?
If so, PDSA has a great opportunity for you. As the UK’s leading veterinary charity we exist to treat the sick and injured pets of people in need, and every member of our team is essential in fulfilling this mission.
About the Role:
We are looking for an enthusiastic Nursing Team Leader who will be able to demonstrate excellent performance, a proven track record in customer service, team work, and delivering results.
Our Team Leaders support the Head Nurse, through leadership of part of the nursing team, to deliver efficient, professional and caring services to the local community in accordance with PDSA policies and procedures.
They line manage up to ten Veterinary Nurses / Veterinary Care Assistants that support in theatre, provide inpatient care and carry out consults, encouraging financial contributions from clients and maintaining the hygiene and cleanliness of the hospital and equipment.
Deputising for the Head Nurse in periods of absence Team Leaders help to embed Pet Wellbeing services within the hospital and create a culture of prevention through education and preventive services.
Typically the role will be approximately 80% clinical and 20% off rota management time.
We also offer great benefits which include:
Allocated CPD funding of 15 hours
Opportunity to perform Schedule 3 surgery with full training and support encouraged
Excellent career opportunities/development
37.5hr working week
5 weeks holiday per year
Paid bank holidays
Life assurance 4 x annual salary
Contributory pension scheme
Our Sunderland pet hospital is a bright modern state of the art building with a dedicated team who thrive on a passion for animal welfare, personal development and team spirit.
The successful candidate will be a Qualified RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurse, will be expected to keep their professional knowledge updated by taking part in continuous professional development and will be committed to the vision and mission of PDSA.
The closing date for this vacancy may be brought forward should we receive sufficient candidates.
*Please note that this vacancy has an extended closing date so we may not be able to respond to you as promptly as we normally would. We will be in touch ASAP, thank you for your patience.
As the UK’s leading veterinary charity, with 48 Pet Hospitals, we strive to improve pets’ lives – through prevention, education and treatment. Every year our dedicated vet teams carry out 2.7 million treatments on 470,000 pets. Our national network of around 120 high street shops help us to provide these treatments through selling both donated and new goods.
We believe that we work better together, so everyone from our vets, volunteers, shop teams and to our office support colleagues – we are driven in our dedication and passionate about pets. Join us and help improve the lives of every pet.
PDSA is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, adults at risk and all our colleagues and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect.
To support this commitment, our recruitment & selection processes are robust and rigorous and all appointments will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate background checks
We are proud to be one of the Sunday Times 100 Best Not-For-Profit Organisations. Our fantastic people have a genuine affinity with our cause which empowers them to make a positive difference to the world we live in every single day! Join the team and find out what it’s like to be in the Top 100!
Tel: 01952 290999
Address: The Reay Hudson Centre, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom