Head Registered Veterinary Nurse- Manchester

Greater Manchester
Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
02 Mar 2021
02 Apr 2021
Contract Type

Beech House Veterinary Surgery are looking for a Head Nurse to join their nursing team. Do you relish critical thinking, and having your opinions matter? Do you enjoy stretching yourself, learning advanced skills and mentoring others? If your answer is yes to the above, we want to hear from you!

Here at CVS, we believe in empowering our staff and would welcome any ideas you have which you feel would benefit this role, the team and the practice in general.

Beech House is a modern, small animal veterinary practice on the outskirts of the market town of Radcliffe and Little Lever, a few miles from bustling Manchester’s city centre and International Airport. We provide an excellent service to our clients and offer an excellent work/life balance to our employees. We are a team of long-standing staff, which includes Practice Director, 3 Vets, 2 RVN's, 1 student nurse, 4 PCA's and 5 receptionists.

Patient care is a key focus within our practice. We are a well-equipped clinic with endoscope, ultrasound, in-house blood analysers, digital X-Ray and we carry out orthopaedic procedures. Our theatre is well kitted out with multi-parameter, bair hugger, electrocautery and suction. We have Vets currently working towards imaging certificates and regularly perform ultrasound scans. We also accept internal ultrasound referrals.

You will work alongside the Senior Vet and Practice Director to lead the team and manage the support staff. You will also have access to a wider network within the North region and CVS. Previous experience is essential for this role and previous experience in a similar role is preferred.

This is a full-time position, which includes 1 in 4 weekends - there are no on-call duties. We will also consider flexible working for the right candidate. This is a hands on nursing position and will allow you to be the nurse that you trained to be. We offer dedicated nurse clinics and welcome ideas to develop these further. We encourage colleague development and progression within our practice and CVS and have a dedicated learning platform to fulfil this.

In this position, you will receive:

  • A competitive salary of up to £30,000 per annum DOE
  • Up to 7 weeks annual leave per year plus Bank Holidays (with our holiday buy and sell scheme)
  • Paid professional fees
  • Generous CPD allowance/certificate funding
  • Pension Scheme
  • Industry leading Maternity/Paternity/Adoption leave benefit of 10 weeks full & 10 weeks half pay
  • You can also get a slice of the profits by joining our Sharesave scheme
  • Refer a Friend scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme - our people are our strongest asset
  • Discounted staff pet care plan
  • Perkbox, offering a variety of staff discounts for retail and entertainment venues across the country
  • Other benefits include cycle to work scheme/reduced gym membership/pension/Sharesave and others...

If you share our passion for delivering exceptional client and patient care, are extremely motivated at the thought of working in a progressive practice, leading our experienced nursing team and looking for a new challenge then we would love to hear from you.

For an informal and confidential chat about this role please text/call Laura on – 07880 374377 or to submit an online application, please click Apply Now and upload your CV and covering letter.

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