Head Registered Veterinary Nurse - Kildare

Kildare (County), Leinster (IE)
Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
26 Mar 2021
26 Apr 2021
Contract Type

Are you a Nurse with an interest in leading and mentoring a team? Have a real passion for client & patient care and getting the best out of people?

We have a vacancy for a head nurse. You will be an experienced, hardworking nurse who is friendly and warm, have a passion for coaching and maintains high clinical standards. You will be responsible for the day to day running of our dedicated nursing team.

Who & where are we:  Grey Abbey Veterinary Hospital, based in County Kildare, Ireland. Approximately 45 minutes / 1 hour from Dublin. Kildare is the heart of Irelands horseracing community, hosts a great shopping outlet, has grand houses and stunning scenery.  We are based within a modern purpose built building with the most up to date facilities. We have three consult rooms, two surgery suites, intensive care unit, in house lab, ultrasound scanner. We are an accredited hospital registered with the Veterinary Council of Irelands practice accreditation scheme. You will enjoy a varied case load. We know that staff wellbeing and having time to switch off at home is essential, therefore we have our own OOH team meaning for this role, no OOH work is required.

The Team: You will enjoy working with an experienced team of Vets and Nurses. We also have fantastic support staff. We currently have a team of 2.5 Vets and 3 Nurses.

Our Benefits:

An attractive salary

4.8 weeks holiday plus 9 public holiday days 

Access to a Personal Retirement Savings Account (optional)

Up to two weeks full sick pay 

Enhanced Maternity Pay offering 10 weeks at 100% pay and 10 weeks at 50% pay followed by statutory allowance 

A generous CPD package

Employee Assistance Programme offering a 24/7 telephone helpline service. We care about our people and take mental health very seriously 

Subsidised membership at participating health clubs, pet discounts and cycle to work benefits

We love to chat with our potential candidates therefore if you want to talk this through before applying, TEXT Lisa Docherty on 07901 223 740

To apply straight away, we ask applicants to apply through our on line portal where we will come back to you to arrange a chat, to apply, please click ‘Apply Now'