Permanent FT Head Registered Veterinary Nurse

  • Location

    Worthing, West Sussex

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • End date:

    2020-04-28 00:00:00

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -112019-13182

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

Our client is a friendly, professional practice based in Worthing, West Sussex that is looking to recruit an experienced Head Registered Veterinary Nurse on a full-time permanent basis.

The Practice:

Our client has recently expanded their out of hours services in their RCVS accredited tier 3 small animal hospital. They are well equipped with ultrasound, endoscopy, digital x-ray, separate dog and cat wards, isolation ward accessed by an external door and full surgical diagnostic facilities. In addition to the hospital practice, they have over 100 dedicated team members working at 7 locations across Sussex. The night team look after clients from their own 6 branches but also provide out of hours cover to 8 other practices in the local area. Varied caseload, with the opportunity to grow and progress with the forthcoming installation of a CT scanner on site.

The Role: 

This position is for a full-time Head RVN working as part of a fast paced and friendly team responsible for the nursing care of patients. You will have proven experience of leading and developing a nurse team whilst remaining an integral part of their team. You will act as a champion of process improvement and be accountable for the training and development of new and existing team members. You will take the lead of the Nurse Team in the absence of the Nurse Manager and assist in recruitment, appraisals and employee matters. The exact working pattern is to be confirmed, including the hours, out of hours and weekend requirements.

In return, our client is offering a very competitive salary and a pick of their amazing company perks. This includes discounted shopping, discounted gym membership and great price cinema tickets and lots more.

The Candidate:

Suitable applicant requirements:

  • RCVS registration
  • Experience of leading & developing a nurse team
  • Experience of proposing and implementing changes
  • Experience of working in a hospital environment (Desirable)
  • Proven track record of effective team working

The Summary:

Role: Permanent Head Registered Veterinary Nurse

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time (Hours TBC)

Weekends: TBC

Out of hours: TBC

Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits

Ref: JN -112019-13182

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

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