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Head Veterinary Nurse – Full Time

  • Location:
    East Midlands
  • Practice Name:
    Bedford Companion Care
  • Position:
    Head Veterinary Nurse
  • External Advertising Start Date:
    08 Nov 2018
  • Vacancy Type:
    Permanent
Surgery Information / Job Description
 

Our small animal practice, Bedford Companion Care, are looking for a confident and enthusiastic Head Veterinary Nurse to join our friendly, busy and progressive practice.

 

Our practice is situated in the Pets at Home store on the busy Interchange Retail Park, giving us great exposure to new and varied clients. Our bright, spacious, air-conditioned surgery is purpose built to industry leading standards and has state of the art equipment including digital xray, ultrasound, Doppler BP, capnography and in house lab machine. We have a high case load of exotics and small furries and are a rabbit and cat friendly practice.

Person Specification

This role would suit an experienced, ambitious registered nurse looking for the next step in their career or a Head Nurse who is happy to lead by example, has great communication skills and is looking to work with a positive and passionate team. You will be highly organised, precise, enthusiastic and able to guide and support a team of 5 RVN’s, 1 student nurse and 3 VCAs. You will share this role with a part time senior nurse and have further support from a team of 4 vets and 1 practice manager, all dedicated to providing great clinical standards. 

This role plays a key part within a small, friendly team so the ideal candidate will need to be adaptable, flexible and a good team player.

The role is full time averaging 40 hours per week and includes just 1 in 6 weekends with no OOH, encouraging the whole team to enjoy an excellent work/life balance.

Benefits
 

In return for your hard work we can also offer you:

  • A supportive and friendly working environment
  • Dedicated CPD allowance
  • Partnership opportunities
  • Company pension
  • Competitive salary
  • Exclusive high street and company discounts (inc 20% off Pets at Home)

If you share our passion for delivering outstanding pet healthcare and great customer service then we would love to hear from you.

 

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

 

For further information please email laura.holroyd@vets4pets.com  or to apply http://careers.myvetpractice.co.uk