|Location:||Gloucestershire in South West|
|Specialism:||Vet Nurse / Small Animal Practice - Vet Nurse|
Nursing Manager, Maternity cover, excellent opportunity based in Gloucestershire, start May 2020 (KH/14303)
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a one year contract as maternity cover for a Nursing Manager at Gloucestershire Veterinary Hospital.
You can join a great and enthusiastic clinical team consisting of 9 vets, 13 nurses and 4 VCA’s. The practice is located in the beautiful Cotswolds, close to Cheltenham, Bristol and Bath.
They are looking for an enthusiastic nurse to work in a friendly, relaxed and supportive team as part of a hospital status practice. The vets carry out their own OOH work on site and they have two dedicated night nurses to cover OOH night shifts at the practice. You will have responsibility for overseeing the nurse and VCA teams including their rota, recruitment and individual appraisal. You will have responsibility for maintaining the clinical equipment in the hospital. You will attend regular meetings with the Clinical Director and practice manager to coordinate the smooth running of the practice.
** The hours are full time (40 hours per week).
** You will have on average 3-4 days a week of clinical shifts and 1-2 days a week administrative shifts. ** You will be part of the rota to cover weekend day shifts with the other nursing staff. As well as the managerial responsibilities you will have nurse duties regarding inpatient, day or surgical patient care. Competitive salary package.
** CPD is actively encouraged and generously funded.
** Package includes 4 week flexible holiday plus bank holidays and birthday leave.
** Good workload but allowing for an excellent work-life balance.
** RVN fees and VDS membership included.
They are looking for the successful candidate to start in May 2020. This will be a fixed term contract of 1 year for maternity cover. You must be a RVN with qualified nursing experience in small animal practice. It is essential the applicant has proven leadership experience. A previous management role is not essential but would be beneficial. The successful applicant will act as a role model to and teach other members of the nursing and VCA team. You must be able to motivate the team and promote the highest standard of care within the practice team.
There is an excellent salary on offer here - If you're interested or would like to apply for this position, please email your CV and Cover Letter to email@example.com or call Karin Haywood on 01291 645 871
Gardner Llewelyn are a three-time award winning agency in 2015/16/17 who supply Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Nurses on a locum and permanent basis to the UK Veterinary profession. We have been a carbon zero company since 2013 and pride ourselves on being an ethical and responsible company. A full registration process is required prior to commencing work placements.