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Permanent Clinical Nurse Manager Leeds

2 weeks ago

£30,000 Per Annum

Vet Seekers

David Maclellan

Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

We are recruiting for a permanent clinical nurse manager to join a 24-hour animal hospital in Leeds. This is a full-time position however it will not involve the candidate working as a nurse.

This role is varied, and they require someone with previous experience in a management position, with strong organisational skills and someone who is passionate about motivating and training team members.
There are various aspects of the role include:

Organising the nursing rota – dealing with locums and annual leave, sickness etc
Conducting nurse appraisals, training and development
Providing a supporting role to all nurses, leading from the front and motivating staff
Organise and facilitate all meetings, both in house, clinical coach meetings CPD events etc
Plan and assist with nursing CPD
Control and develop stock protocols
Ensure compliance and the adherence to day to day SOPS
Ensure all equipment with the practice is compliant
Develop inhouse training programmes for nurses
Assist and work closely with the management team, HR and client service managers running a 24/7 Hospital – ensuring all shifts, OOH / ECC are covered for the area of 15 sites in total

Details on the position:

This is a full-time role working 40 hours per week Monday – Friday. There is a weekend rota required as 1:3 which comprises of Saturday and Sunday 15 Hours. The role will involve shifts during the week which may start at 7.30 am or finish late at 8pm.

There is a large team of veterinary staff and supporting colleagues across the hospital and the 15 sites within the area. They require someone with previous experience in management so if you have experience working as a nurse manager in a busy veterinary environment and are looking to take on more responsibility within a large organisation then please get in touch. It is important that all applicants understand that this role is classed as management as opposed to a veterinary nurse position due to the HR demands of the role.

Key Details:

Type: Small Animal
Hours: Monday – Friday 9am – 8pm
Weekends: 1:3 Saturday 9am – 6pm Sunday 11am – 7pm
OOH: None
Sole Charge: None
Computer System: RX Works
Consultations: 10 Minutes
Team: 3 Vet 4 RVN and support team

About Them:

Bright and spacious practice with air conditioning and all modern facilities
Provides world class clinical care
Supportive and friendly practice
CPD is actively encouraged and supported
Offers excellent career development opportunities
Excellent reputation within the community
Is passionate about delivering a high standard of clinical care
Onsite parking available and within walking distance of transport links

About You:

You will have strong leadership skills with previous experience in a management position
Happy to work in a management role – split between 80% management and 20% clinical
You will have previous experience in teaching and supporting clinical teams
You will show support, mentor, and train existing nursing staff to ensure clinical nursing development and the maintenance of clinical standards.
You will work to deliver a high standard of clinical care and have a can-do attitude!
You will have a motivated and passionate attitude
You will have strong organisational / administrative skills
You will have a genuine passion for animal welfare
You will have excellent communications skills and be able to develop working relationships with clients and fellow members of staff across the sites


24 hr Hospital supporting 15 sites with a huge range of state of the art equipment and diagnostics including :
Emergency cover
Operating Theatre
Digital X-Ray
Isolation UnitIsolation Unit
Blood Pressure Monitor
In-house Laboratory
Pet Passport
Hospital Ward


Salary: £30,000 per annum
Holiday allowance: 5.6 weeks which increase to 6.6 after 2 years’ service and Birthdays off
Pension: Contributory pension scheme available
CPD: Generous allowance
Rewards: Exclusive colleague rewards including discounts with high street retailers and restaurants
Memberships: Paid memberships (RCVS, VDS)
Partnership: Possible future partnership opportunities available for the right person
Life Insurance
Income protection
Uniform: Branded uniform provided
Discounts: Discounted veterinary care for your pets
Other: Excellent career opportunities and development due to the varied case load
More benefits available

Must haves:

• RCVS registered and qualified

• Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom.

• Excellent communication skills

• 1 years’ post-grad UK experience

What happens next?

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with your latest CV.

Alternatively, contact us to find out more details or to have a confidential discussion about this or other opportunities.

T: 0333 014 7374



Office hours are 8.30am – 6.00pm or email us outside of these hours and we will respond ASAP.

Vet Seekers act as an employment business and an employment agency for the supply of Locum and permanent staff for the veterinary industry throughout the UK and overseas.

Tel: 0333 0147374
Address: Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

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