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Head Veterinary Nurse

  • Location

    St Johns Wood, North London

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2018-12-07 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    TBC

  • Contact:

    Emily Naden

  • Contact email:

    info@recruit4vets.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    JN -122018-8087

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-07

  • Consultant:

    Emily Naden

Description

To work at a beautiful practice in St John's Wood, to uphold excellent clinical standards and deliver exceptional client care. You will lead more junior members of the team and work closely with the Head Vet to optimise the practices' performance in providing caring and empathetic gold standard service to an established client base. The practice is very friendly and sees a very varied caseload. You will be responsible for working to improve the running of the practice where possible for the benefit of clients, staff and the business. This is a unique opportunity to put some of your own ideas into a practice and to work in a wonderful area of London!

The Client

Village Vet has 30 practices across North London, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire, which includes four 24-hour emergency hospitals and a specialist referral centre in Hampstead – London Vet Specialists. We have nearly 300 staff, including specialists in Soft Tissue Surgery, Dermatology and Emergency and Critical Care, staff with certificates in feline practice, and residency trained consultants in anaesthesia and analgesia and internal medicine. The St John's Wood practice is a small branch that sees a varied caseload and has a committed client base. They have a focus on being a fun place to work and take pride in looking after their staff as well as providing brilliant client and patient care.

Your main responsibilities:

  • Working as a Veterinary Nurse across all areas of the practice (surgery, procedures, organisation of the practice and consultations)
  • Monitoring anaesthetics and assisting with veterinary procedures
  • Ensuring that set nursing practices and protocols are maintained to the current best practice standards and developing new protocols where appropriate
  • Clinical Coach to a second year student

Essential Experience Required

  • Experienced and registered veterinary nurse with an interest in furthering their career in a Head Nurse role in an established practice
  • Outstanding patient care skills including anaesthetic management
  • Excellent client care skills
  • Working experience of MS Office and a Practice Management System

Desirable Experience Required

  • Experience working as a Veterinary Nurse in a hospital
  • Clinical coaching and/or training experience
  • Exposure to Emergency and Critical Care cases
  • Experience working with EZVet Practice Management System

Personal Skills & Qualities

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Possesses the ability to multitask in a busy environment
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Open and approachable

To qualify for this position you must be fully registered with the RCVS and you must be eligible to work in the UK.

What happens next:

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Referral:

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