Head Veterinary Nurse- Southgate

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 seeking a Head Veterinary Nurse to join our busy Southgate practice. This role would be suitable for a Registered Veterinary Nurse however a 3rd year student due to qualify may be considered. Previous experience working in a small animal practice is required. The role will involve all aspects of nursing as well as the day-to-day running of the practice. This position provides you with the opportunity to develop nursing clinics and use your initiative to promote new ideas; more responsibilities will form part of this role with full support being provided by the nursing team.

As a Head Veterinary Nurse you will be responsible for a variety of nursing duties as well as sharing best practice with your team and helping to support and develop the student nurses in your practice. All of our head nurses are provided with dedicated support from our head-office; here the stress of managing your rota, dealing with recruitment, H&S, practice standards, marketing (and much more!) is taken care of, and while there are still admin duties involved in your role, this support will allow you to spend more time managing your team and doing what you love, nursing!

You will be working 40 hours per week with the standard 1 in 6 weekend shifts as well as a fair share of bank holiday and on-call.

Salary and Benefits

Salary £27,543 – £28,635 per annum depending on experience

£300 CPD allowance, 2-days CPD leave and in-house CPD available

Ongoing training is provided as relevant to your role

RCVS and VDS fees paid

5 weeks paid annual leave

Exclusive company discounts and rewards

A friendly, supportive environment within a rewarding role

Medivet is growing rapidly and it is an exciting time to join us – we encourage growth and development within your role and are truly committed to help our Medivet community achieve their goals.

Key Accountabilities

Work closely with the lead vet to manage the day to day running of the practice

Debt management

Clinical coach responsibilities for Student Nurses

Training of Patient Care Assistants and Student Nurses

General nursing responsibilities

Ensuring practice standards and health & safety policies are being kept up to date in branch

The Branch

Full time position at Medivet Southgate however weekends, bank holidays and on-call at Enfield 24 hour Hospital. We do ask for nearby branches to support and work together, so partial shifts elsewhere may be asked of to help other teams.

The successful Head Nurse candidate will join a friendly team at Medivet Southgate that comprises of a Lead Veterinary Surgeon, Veterinary Surgeon, a Student Nurse and experienced Patient Care Assistant.

The practice is situated at the end of a bustling high street with many local amenities. Conveniently located close to London rail links and also has ample street parking.

Job Details

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

18 Onslow Parade , Southgate, N14 5JN

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