Head Registered Veterinary Nurse – Woolwich

Job Description

About Us

We’re a community of passionate veterinary professionals committed to providing truly exceptional care. We’re set on building something extraordinary: creating the most forward-thinking and innovative place in the veterinary industry.

We’re always looking for people who aspire to stand out in their field, and it’s this vision and enthusiasm that forms the foundation of how we work.

Our mission to deliver progressive, around the clock care means our employees have the very best equipment and treatment options available, including in-house MRI machines and state-of-the-art operating theatres.

We provide ongoing support to our teams, both in practice and through our dedicated training centre. This empowers you to get the very best from our advanced equipment while being on your journey to veterinary excellence.

The Role

We are looking for an Head Registered Veterinary nurse to join our team at Medivet Woolwich.

The clinic has a good surgical and medical caseload for a one vet branch and as head nurse at Woolwich, you have the opportunity to develop your own nurse clinics and use your initiative to promote new ideas with the team with the use of a dedicated consulting room.

This is a full time permanent position, covering 40 hours per week Monday to Friday. You will also be part of a weekend rota, covering 1:5 full weekends with time off in lieu at our hospital based in Beckenham.

On-call and bank holidays are on a generous fair shared rotations across nursing teams in the Beckenham area to promote the upkeep and/or development of your hospital and ECC nursing skills and experience as well as a good work/life balance.

Salary & Benefits:

Competitive salary of up to £28,635 per annum

Ongoing training relevant to your role though our specifically designed leadership courses as well as access to our online learning platform

CPD budget to include 2 days paid course attendance

25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

Exclusive company discounts and rewards

A friendly, supportive environment within a rewarding role

And much more!

Skills and Experience

Qualified veterinary nurse and registered with the RCVS for a minimum of 1-2 years.

Previous experience in leading a small team is beneficial, although not essential as training and development in the role is provided and supported. As head nurse at Woolwich, you have the opportunity to develop your own nurse clinics and use your initiative to promote new ideas with the team.

A good knowledge and understanding of schedule 3 procedures is beneficial as opportunities are available.

Experience of clinical coaching/supervising of student veterinary nurses or a desire to become a clinical supervisor is essential.

A full clean driving license is essential, as patient transportation using our company vehicles may be required on occasion.

The Branch

The branch is located just off the A205 on Powis street which has lots of shops, restaurants, cafes, bars, hairdressers and much more, all in walking distance. Woolwich Arsenal and Woolwich Dockyard station are also walking distance from the practice, making it easy to commute when parking is limited in London.

Medivet Woolwich boasts a recently refurbished light and airy premises with RCVS PSS approval and facilities to include: Separate operating theatre, large prep room with areas for general prep and another for dentals, separate cat and dog wards, digital radiography suite and inhouse laboratory.

Being part of the Medivet group our clients, patients and colleagues can benefit from access to facilities at nearby 24hr hospital Medivet Beckenham and our other local main centres for ultrasonography, endoscopy, orthopaedics and advanced imaging such as CT and MRI.

Job Details

Employment Type:
Position Type:
Vet Nurse / Technician
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Job Location

171 Powis Street , Woolwich, SE18 6JL

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