Head Veterinary Nurse

Head Veterinary Nurse

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    Veterinary Nurse, Head Nurse

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    Highly Competitive Salary + Benefits

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    5 months ago

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We are working with a client that is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Head Veterinary Nurse to help lead their team. The practice is based west of Northampton in Northamptonshire.

The Practice:
Our client’s clinic has a very long-standing and friendly client base who appreciate the personal service they provide. You’ll be supported by a fabulous nursing team that enjoys lots of laughs and are dedicated to their clients and patients. 
The clinic is equipped with three consult rooms, a theatre, separate dog and cat wards, and a spacious prep room and theatre. You will also have access to our clients' 24-hour centres where colleagues can help you with MRI, CT and advanced ultrasound scans, spinal surgery, hip replacements, and much more.

The Role:
This role is full time, 40 hours a week working a mix of early and late shifts - 8.30 am - 5.30 pm or 10.30 am - 7.30 pm. The position will include weekends on a rota basis and you will receive time back in lieu. 

You will be joining a dedicated team of 3 vets, 1 HVN, 2 RVN’s and 1 SVN. 

The Candidate:
Ideally, you will have experience in leading a team and work to high nursing standards. You will also have a passion for client and patient care with vision and enthusiasm to assist the lead vet in developing the branch. 

The Summary:

Role: Head Veterinary Nurse
Type: Small Animal
Location: Daventry 
Start: ASAP
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours a week
Weekends: Shared weekends on a rota basis
Salary: Competitive DOE + RCVS & BVNA fees paid, CPD allowance, 4 weeks annual leave + bank holiday 

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: Click APPLY to apply for this role and a member of our team will be in touch if you have been successful.

To discuss the role in more details:
Please call or email our team to discuss the specific details for this role such as practice details, exact location, salaries or any other queries you may have. Please also quote reference ZE/27331 when enquiring about this vacancy.

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