Permanent Full-time Head Nurse

Permanent Full-time Head Nurse

  • Location

    Beccles, Suffolk

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary and Benefits

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

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  • Job ref:

    JN -032020-14679

  • Published:

    4 months ago

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We are working with a longstanding mixed practice near Beccles in Suffolk that is looking for an experienced Head Nurse. This is a full-time permanent role that would suit a candidate that has experience in leading and developing a nurse team.

The Practice:

Our client has a team of 10 vets based in a beautiful market town on the Norfolk/ Suffolk border. Our client is a busy multicentre practice with a very varied and interesting caseload. They have all the best tools for the job, including a CT scanner. Just as importantly though, they have a fantastic team of experienced and supportive vets and are incredibly lucky to have a very experienced nursing team and excellent friendly receptionists/support staff. Many of the team have been with the practice for well over 10 years.

The Role and Candidate:

Our client currently has a fantastic opportunity for a Head Nurse to become part of their exceptional team! A successful candidate will need to have experience of leading and developing a nurse team whilst remaining an integral part of the team. Act as champion of process improvement across the practice. You will have excellent communication skills with clients and colleagues. Self-motivated and organised, you will lead on appraising the team and assist in nurse recruitment.

  • Head Veterinary Nurse
  • Full-time hours
  • Shifts are either 8:00-17:00 or 9:00-18:00
  • Just 1 in 6 Saturday mornings - 8:30-13:00
  • No Sundays!
  • OOH’s are optional

In return, our client is offering a competitive salary and benefits package.

The Summary:

Role: Permanent Head Nurse

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time, in line with shifts

Weekend: Yes, 1 in 6 Saturday mornings

Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits Package

Ref: JN -032020-14679

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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