Small Animal Head Registered Vet Nurse Job, London, England - London

Up to £36,600, DOE - Small - Vet Nurse / Tech
Ref: 10682 Date Posted: Thursday 10 Nov 2022
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Salary: Up to £36,600, Depending on Experience

Type of Work: Head Registered Veterinary Nurse

Job Details: Our Client in Central London is searching for a Head Registered Veterinary Nurse to join their team. If you are an enthusiastic HRVN looking to join a warm and friendly team then our client would love to hear from you!

Their great location means they benefit from a good variety of cases and a wonderful client base. They are a locally owned practice with the support of a larger organisation, their clients love them and they think you will too!

You will be joining our friendly team made up of 4.5 Vets, 3 RVN's, 2 SVN's, 1 VCA and 5 receptionists. Their practice benefits from approximately 60% of insured clients.

Their well-equipped, busy practice is purpose built to industry leading standards. In this role you will help with the daily running of the practice to ensure a high standard of care for patients and clients. Nurses are the heart of their practice and perform an integral clinical role in caring for their patients.

This role is Full-Time with just 1:4 weekends working Saturday 9am-6pm and Sunday 11am-5pm with no OOHs.

Duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Conducting treatments to include Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966 Schedule 3 Procedures e.g. Injections, Medication, Fluid Therapy, Dressing, and First Aid as directed
  • Taking X-rays and assisting with other diagnostic procedures
  • Anaesthesia, assisting the Veterinary Surgeon with surgeries and post-operative care
  • Nursing of in-patients; including some intensive care, pain scoring and ensuring appropriate enrichment regimes for longer stay patients.
  • You will manage and implement HR Policies for each of the valued colleagues
  • Triaging patients for the attention of the Veterinary Surgeon
  • Dispensing drugs in accordance with professional guidelines and surgery rules and maintaining up to date and accurate clinical records
  • A dedicated reception team are employed at the surgery but excellent customer service skills are required for dealing with client queries and performing nurse consultations
  • You will work closely with the practice owner and other senior members of staff to ensure the best possible day to day running of the practice and will proactively contribute to the continues development and success of the practice and team

Skills & Requirements: 

  • You must be comfortable with leading by example, have great communication and organisation skills and take pride in working to a high standard.
  • You will have an interest in and want to learn about, the practice as a business, as well as how to motivate a team to achieve their personal and practice goals.
  • Ideally you will have experience in a Head Nurse role, managing a team and enjoy coaching and mentoring nurses and student nurses.
  • Key to your success will be your ability to embrace all aspects of the Veterinary Nurse role, delivering excellent patient and client care.
  • You will be a strong team leader and will take full responsibility for the day-to-day operations in the practice.



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