Permanent Deputy Head Veterinary Nurse - Derby

Permanent Deputy Head Veterinary Nurse - Derby

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    £25,000-£28,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Cathy Grimshaw

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  • Job ref:

    JN -012021-18271

  • Published:

    18 days ago

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We are working with an independently owned small animal practice in Derby that is looking for an experienced Registered Veterinary Nurse to join them in a Deputy Head role. This is a full-time permanent role that would suit an RVN that is looking for a role with additional responsibilities.

The Practice:

Our client is a small animal independently owned RCVS accredited practice based in Derby which has been offering personal care for our clients and their pets for over 30 years and enjoys an established reputation of excellence in all aspects of veterinary medicine. They strive to form a lasting partnership with clients and to utilise a teamwork approach to deliver the highest quality care to their pets.

The clinic is fully kitted-out with all the latest equipment, including digital x-ray, ultrasound, in-house laboratory, and much more. In addition to leading facilities, the practice boasts an established, tight-knit nursing team as well as an experienced reception team to help make every day run as smoothly as possible.

If you enjoy working within a team that is confident and have a passion for providing high-class animal care then our client would like to hear from you.

The Role and Candidate:

The Deputy Head Nurse role is to assume a level of responsibility for the efficient running of the nurse and student nurse teams. This will include providing management, performance reviews, training, and coordination for all relevant personnel. Working enthusiastically with your team you will help maintain a happy, efficient working environment, whilst ensuring practice policies and group policies are adhered to at all times whilst providing outstanding patient and client care.

This is a full-time permanent role, where you will be working shifts patterns of 8 hours that vary between 08:00-16:00 and 11:30 to 19:30, and weekend shifts are 09:00-17:00 Saturdays.

The Remuneration Package:

Our client is offering a competitive package that will be reflective of skills and experienced, that will include:

  • Competitive Salary of £25,000-£28,000 p/a - dependant on knowledge and experience
  • Contribution to the company pension scheme
  • CPD allowance
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Bike2work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • RVC subscriptions

Ref: JN -012021-18271

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