Head Veterinary Nurse Job, Jobs, North West England, Preston, UK

Head Veterinary Nurse Job - Preston

Principal Nurse Manager

  • Job Ref: 12703
  • Posted on January 5th 2017
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Head Veterinary Nurse Job Preston

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Located within the Vets4Pets Preston clinic, Vets Now are looking for a Head Veterinary Nurse to work within our out of hour’s clinical team. Working alongside our highly skilled team of Vets, Nurses, & Animal Care Assistants on a Full Time basis within an Emergency & Critical Care environment. 

Supported by your District Manager in the overseeing of nursing and reception teams, you'll be responsible managing rotas, H&S, debt management and practice standards. If you are keen to take your veterinary nursing career to the next level and use your clinical and management skills, then this role provides the ideal platform to practice both within an exciting out of hours environment.

Success in this role requires the following Skills and Experience:

  • Strong clinical and emergency skills, mentoring and team leadership

  • Clinical Coach Desirable

  • Proven experience of managing others, preferably in a veterinary context

  • Demonstrable experience of managing performance including taking action to improve underperformance

Key Benefits:

  • Generous CPD allowance of £750.00, with various courses on offer including enrolment on the accredited Certificate of Veterinary Nursing in Emergency & Critical Care, and for more experienced candidates support to gain the VTS (ECC).

  • Annual Recognition awards

  • Online learning academy

  • VDS Insurance - all permanent staff are added to the Vets Now group policy with VDS for professional liability insurance

  • Superb career development and growth path opportunities within our newly established Leadership Programme to help develop our Future Leaders of the Business.

To apply please email your CV to Nicole.chapman@vets-now.com or call 01383 841181.

 

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Why Work at Vets Now?

Rewards and benefits

As part of the Vets Now team your package will include RCVS membership, EVECCS and IVECCS membership, VDS cover and access to a contributory pension scheme.

Exciting caseload

Working in emergency means no two shifts are the same. You'll see a wide and diverse caseload that will give you the opportunity to use all of your clinical skills.

Owned and run by vets

Vets Now was established by our chairman Richard Dixon, a vet who wanted to help the profession by meeting the growing demand for out-of-hours emergency care. We still put the profession at the heart of everything we do.

Career development

No matter what stage you’re at in your career we’ve got the openings that will help you grow and develop. Whether you want to expand your clinical skills or move into a management role we will support you.

CPD and training

You'll receive a generous CPD allowance and access to one of the most innovative training programmes in the profession. Our team of emergency and critical care specialists shape our clinical training and every year we host the UK’s largest ECC congress.

Working out of hours

We look after our teams, no matter what time of the day or night they work. Working out of hours will give you the opportunity to spend your days doing the things that fit in with your lifestyle.

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