Lead Night RVN Required At Swift Referrals, Wetherby.
Swift Referrals, Wetherby
Wetherby, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
About the role:
Due to the continued expansion and success of our nursing team at Swift Referrals, we have created new roles for 2 Lead Night RVNs to join our dedicated OOH and ECC team. We are in search of passionate, confident and knowledgeable veterinary nurses who are keen to progress into a leadership position within a busy referral & emergency hospital. We pride ourselves on championing high-quality nursing and are true advocates for supporting personal growth and clinical development for our entire nursing team.
The shift times are 7.30pm-8.30am, and we are ideally looking for someone who can commit to a full-time position which would be 3 nights during the week, plus some weekend support on a rota basis. We are committed to providing industry-leading salaries for our RVNs, which will be circa £19.00/hr dependent on experience.
Our Lead Night RVN will be able to demonstrate exceptional communication skills by regularly liaising efficiently and openly with the Head Nurse, to share relevant feedback and maintain a positive working relationship. Our successful candidate will have experience and confidence in a lead role, and will be tasked with the following responsibilities:
- Provide training, support and guidance to all members of the nursing team
- Probation and annual performance reviews
- Motivating and managing a large nursing team
- Creating, assessing and implementing SOPs
- Maintaining the highest possible standards of patient care
- Provide support to the Head Nurse with additional tasks such as rota and holiday management
Our emergency team provides OOH care to our referral inpatients, as well as first opinion emergency cases that come in overnight and stay with us for the duration of their care. The clinical aspect of the role would be perfectly suited to RVNs who enjoy the variety of OOHs work and would thrive in a role where they can focus on nursing critical patients within our large, purpose-built intensive care unit. This is not a sole charge position, and you will work your night shifts within a team of clinicians, RVNs and ACAs.
If you are looking for a role where you can develop your leadership and clinical skills in a well-supported, close knit team environment whilst working with a complex and diverse caseload, we would love to hear from you today!
Opened in 2019 and purpose-built to industry leading standards, Swift Referrals is a multidisciplinary referral hospital offering the very best in veterinary excellence, all under one roof. We specialise in the areas of orthopaedics, neurology, internal medicine and soft tissue surgery, housing world-class facilities on our premises from advanced imaging machines to specialist treatment and aftercare rooms. We have 1.5T Siemens MRI scanner, 128 Slice GE CT scanner, doppler ultrasound, endoscopy, arthroscopy and state-of-the-art operating theatres, and separate dog and cat wards. Our supportive, expert team is continually growing along with our caseload and client base, and we have recently opened a second building which is dedicated to ECC and OOH cases and houses a large ICU for our critical patients. We are fully committed to the wellbeing of our team of over 80 employees, and we are thrilled to see how this is reflected in the consistent positive feedback in our team satisfaction surveys.
Our successful candidate will be an excellent communicator with experience in a leadership position within a busy, hospital environment and will have experience of working OOHs. Referral experience would also be beneficial. Most importantly, we are looking for nurses who align with our vision and values. We care with integrity and transparency, with the wellbeing of our patients at the heart of everything we do.
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
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, please get in touch. Please quote BH5708 when applying for this role.
Address: Wetherby, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom