Full Time Head Veterinary Nurse - Near Slough


Julie Powell
Our client has a well-established Small Animal practice near Slough who are looking for a Head Registered Veterinary Nurse to join them.

The practice has a reputation for providing the highest level of service and value for all clients. Established over 60 years ago, As part of their ongoing commitment to improving their facilities they are continuing to refurb and equip out all three of their practices to the same high standard. They are also continually updating and growing their range of equipment. As a practice they endeavour to set high standards and keep up with new developments to give the best possible patient care and excellent service to clients, with this in mind they have also achieved Silver Cat-Friendly status at the main branch.

The 7 Veterinary Surgeons are supported by a great team of 12 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 2 Student Veterinary Nurses and experienced Receptionists across the Group. They have a family-like culture in practice and have embedded a true support and encourage ethos amongst the team. The mental and physical well-being of the team is paramount to the owner - they like to show our support both in-house and externally by taking part in charity events such as "Ride for Dementia" and "Relay for Life" in aid of cancer research.

They now have an exciting opportunity for a Head Veterinary Nurse to join them on a full time, permanent basis. The working week will reflect as a 5 day per week plus a 1:4 weekend rota, with no OOH. As the Head nurse you will be responsible for a team of, 1 receptionist, 2 Veterinary Nurses and 1 Student Veterinary Nurse. You will also be responsible for supporting the smooth day to day running of the practice. You must be a forward-thinking confident team player who has great leadership and organisation skills. You will be able to use your own initiative and be happy to delegate where required, but also muck in with the team. You also need to be able to make decisions effectively and manage staff appropriately, bringing out the best in them and drive the practice forward with respect to the nursing team. Previous experience in a Head nurse role and a Clinical Coach would be beneficial, but not essential. Salary is up to 33,000 per annum depending on experience, however, we are willing to negotiate outside of this for the right candidate.

If this is role sounds of interest please email your CV through to [email protected] or give me a call on 01422 433900.

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