Head Veterinary Nurse - Wexham

Location
Wexham, Slough
Salary
Starting salary £32,500 per annum
Posted
02 Aug 2022
Closes
02 Sep 2022
Ref
FR03667
Sector
Practice
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time

About us:

Join our team and work to our new 4-day week, enabling fantastic work-life balance with no impact to your salary!

We value our nurses and recognise the integral part they play within our teams. This new and improved rota will provide our exceptional RVNs with more flexibility and well-earned time back during the week.

In addition to better work-life balance, we are truly committed to helping our Medivet community achieve their goals!

We fully support our nurses in completing certificates to further their knowledge, and offer supportive, engaging career pathways. Our dedicated learning platform provides collective support with tips and tricks across the whole of Medivet and online learning which you can manage at your own pace.

No matter where you are within your career you will have access to further training and support with all the tools to continue your professional development.

Due to an internal move, we are seeking a Head Veterinary Nurse to join our wonderful team at Medivet Wexham. 

Medivet Wexham is a RCVS accredited small animal practice, equipped with a large waiting area and prep room, theatre, dental equipment, in-house lab, separate cat and dog wards. We have a friendly team made up of our experienced Lead Vet, Richard and Matthew our Veterinary Care Assistant.

Salary, hours and benefits:

  • - Starting salary £32,500 per annum
  • - 4-day week with 1:6 weekends
  • - Hours 08:30-18:00 and 10:00-19:00 
  • - £750 CPD allowance with 2-days CPD leave and in-house CPD available
  • - RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • - 5 weeks paid annual leave (equivalent to 22.7 days) plus bank holidays
  • - Fair share of bank holiday cover at Watford 24-Hour with time back in lieu
  • - Minimal on-call duties to support our dedicated night team, if required
  • - Exclusive company discounts and rewards
  • - Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
  • - Improved Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • - 100% attendance scheme
  • - 1 day ‘peternity’ leave

Key accountabilities:

In this role you will assist with financial and operational performance of your practice as well as the overall team performance and engagement.

You'll take pride in the delivery of exceptional clinical quality and care, encouraging a progressive clinical culture. And, ensure Medivet policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to by all of your team. 

You'll work closely with the Lead Vet as well as our wider teams to ensure the general smooth running of your practice, from Practice Standards to Health & Safety, and ensure things such as debt is managed and controlled and any complaints are dealt with appropriately. 

As a Head Nurse and Clinical Coach, you will develop and support your direct reports, holding one to ones and providing regular feedback on their performance, as well as taking action to create a positive environment that results in stable retention for your branch. 

Branch:

Wexham neighbours the beautiful Langley Park and is near a number of historic British tourist attractions including Windsor Castle. The practice is 15-20-minute journey to Heathrow Airport and has direct links into London. 

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