• Location: London

  • Reference: JL24554

  • Sector: Vet Nurse Job

  • Job type: Permanent Jobs

  • Expires: 2023-09-30

We are looking for a head registered veterinary nurse to join our client’s team located in South East London.

  • You must be comfortable with leading by example
  • Ideally you will have experience in a Head Nurse role
  • Up to £36,500 for the right candidate (dependent on experience)

About The Role

This role is Full Time with just 1 in 4 weekends working Saturday 9am-6pm and Sunday 11am-5pm with no OOHs.

Your responsibilities involve:

  • Conducting treatments to include Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966 Schedule 3 procedures e.g. injections, medication, fluid therapy, dressing and first aid as directed.
  • Taking X-rays and assisting with other diagnostic procedures.
  • Anaesthesia, assisting the veterinary surgeon with surgeries and post-operative care.
  • Nursing of in-patients; including some intensive care, pain scoring and ensuring appropriate enrichment regimes for longer stay patients.
  • You will manage and implement HR policies for each of the valued colleagues.
  • Triaging patients for the attention of the veterinary surgeon.
  • Dispensing drugs in accordance with professional guidelines and surgery rules and maintaining up to date and accurate clinical records.

A dedicated reception team are employed at the surgery but excellent customer service skills are required for dealing with client queries and performing nurse consultations.

About The Practice

Our client’s great location means they benefit from a good variety of cases and a wonderful loyal client base.

You will be joining their friendly team made up of 4.5 Vets, 3 RVN’s, 2 SVN’s, 1 VCA and 5 receptionists.

The practice benefits from approximately 60% of insured clients. Additionally, their well-equipped, busy practice is purpose built to industry leading standards.

For more information contact Jonathan Lewis below or email me jlewis@glvets.com / call me 01291 645871

Gardner Llewelyn are a 3 times award winning Specialist Veterinary Recruitment Agency. We supply staff on a permanent and temporary basis throughout the UK, Europe and Asia. Our website is www.glvets.com. Main office number is 01291 645 871

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