Head Nurse

South Hetton, United Kingdom
02 Jul 2021
07 Aug 2021
Firstvets have eight surgeries, five based in the North East, one in Glasgow and two in the West Midlands. Staff investment is a priority for us and we ensure that staff undergo CPD through the year to ensure they are up to date with new drugs and treatments. Our aim is to provide our professional staff with a well-equipped, friendly and caring environment.

Are you a Head Nurse looking for a new adventure? Perhaps you are an experienced Nurse looking to step into a Senior role? Enjoy Leading, Coaching and Practice Management? Want to enjoy a role with no OOH's.

Firstvets, South Hetton are looking for an enthusiastic Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our busy first opinion small animal practice situated near the beautiful historic city of Durham.

You will either have experience of leading and mentoring a team or be an experienced, confident nurse looking to take steps into a Head Nurse role.

The surgery is based in a semi-rural setting near main roads to major cities, Newcastle and Sunderland. We are a three-vet site, with a team of qualified and non-qualified nurses and dedicated reception staff. Our workload is varied and challenging and we ask our nursing staff to play a key role within our practice.

This is a full-time role of 40 hours per week, worked over 5 days, with 1 in 4 weekends – no OOH's

In return, we will offer you:
  • Up to 7 weeks annual leave plus Bank Holidays (or equivalent) with our Buy/Sell holiday scheme - allowing you to purchase an additional two weeks of annual leave
  • Receive an extra days leave each year in your first 5 years at CVS
  • RCVS fees paid
  • Company pension scheme
  • 2 weeks sick pay
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
  • CPD allowance and access to a suite of internal CPD courses
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
  • CVS Staff Discount Scheme
  • CVS Share Shave scheme
  • A range of other employment benefits such as Perkbox, flexigym and ride to work schemes, along with many others!

If this sounds like the role for you, click ‘Apply Now' to apply online or if you would like to chat about this role in confidence, please call/text Lisa on 07901 223 740

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