Head Veterinary Nurse Job, Jobs, Southern England, Reading

Head Veterinary Nurse Job - Reading

Principal Nurse Manager

  • Job Ref: 13330
  • Posted on April 3rd 20182018-04-03

Head Veterinary Nurse – Reading

Salary package up to £40,000 per annum D.O.E.

Are you ready to lead the next generation?

Located within Castle Veterinary Surgery, we require a full time Head Veterinary Nurse, to lead our team of out of hours ECC nurses, receptionists & animal care assistants.  We are committed to developing the next generation of vet nurses. Supported by your District Manager in the overseeing of nursing and reception teams, you'll be responsible for 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 you’re clinical and management skills, then this role provides the ideal platform to practice both within an exciting out of hours environment.

Rota pattern consists of

Working a shared rota pattern, you will work 2/3 weekends including your share of bank holidays plus a share of weeknights.

What we can offer you

Recognising hard work is very important to us. Our employees are our greatest asset which is why we offer a first-class benefits and rewards package that includes:

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave
  • Pension contributions
  • Paid professional membership fees for VDS & RCVS
  • 50% discounted staff pet care plan
  • Death in service of twice your annual salary
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Company maternity, paternity and adoption pay scheme
  • Your birthday as a day off

Stand out from the crowd

We take pride and integrity in the work that we do and that’s why we are committed to investing in the career progression of our people. In return for your talent and commitment, we offer a generous CPD allowance of up to £750, with various courses on offer including enrolment on the accredited Certificate of Veterinary Nursing in Emergency and Critical Care. For those more experienced candidates, support is available to gain the VTS (ECC).

For more information or to apply for this role contact Maggie on 01383 841181 or email Margaret.oliver@vets-now.com



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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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