Vacancy Details


Permanent Nurse in Hertfordshire

Hours: 42 hours/week, 8 hour days 4 or 5 days per week, 1:3 Saturdays and 1:9 Sundays

Salary: up to £30,400 depending on experience

Your role and responsibilities

You will get the opportunity to:

- Care and work-up of complex and interesting cases
- Work alongside an established, welcoming team of experienced vets with a range of clinical interests
- Assume responsibility for surgical and medical cases
- Act as a positive proponent of the practice to staff and clients
- Contribute to the practice policies and procedures
- Assist and encourage other staff and train as indicated.

Main purpose & goals:

• Ensure the highest standard of care is provided 100% of the time to 100% of our patients.

• Achieve the above whilst bearing in mind that the practice is a business and therefore costs need to be carefully monitored and managed sensibly at all times.

• Maintain accurate client and patient records.

• Provide an efficient, courteous, and helpful service to all clients, suppliers and external contacts, under all conditions at all times.

• Participate with the admission and discharge process of patients, the accuracy of which is of vital importance.

• To demonstrate a commitment to continued professional development.

• Liaise between the nursing team and other teams within the practice to ensure effective lines of communication at all times.

• Promote our services, employees and products, both in and out of the practice at all times.

• Understand and implement practice and group policies.

• Take an active role in the training programme of veterinary nurses and animal care/ kennel assistants.

Participate in relevant CPD appropriate to your role plus any training in-house, ensuring post training feedback forms are completed and where appropriate information is shared with team members. Person specification Health & safety

• Be fully aware of all Health & Safety issues and read all information supplied Other (if applicable) GDPR Adhere to confidentiality relating to all aspect of the business including complying with and assisting with all requirements relating to GDPR compliance.

Specification Essential Desirable Experience:

• A minimum of 1 year`s post RVN registration

• Experience of leading a team

• Mentoring experience Knowledge

• RCVS Code of Conduct

• Confident in the use of IT packages, email and online internet browsers

• RVN Qualifications

• RVN Skills & abilities

• Excellent listening and communication skills

• Team player

• Highly organised with the ability to multitask, plan and prioritise effectively in accordance with business needs

• Proactive and well organised with an eye for detail

• Ability to manage projects through to completion, meeting deadlines and targets

• Remains calm under pressure

• Problem solving

• Innovative and forward thinking

• Mentoring qualification Other qualities

• Ability to make decisions that benefit the whole team not individuals.

• Knowledge of organisational


External CPD funded.
Extensive free online CPD program.
Career progression opportunities.
Staff discount schemes.
Life Assurance.
Enhanced sickness pay.
Enhanced equal family leave.
E-car salary sacrifice scheme.
Employer contribution pension scheme.
Wellness program including:
Employee assistance program
Eyecare voucher scheme
Free annual Flu jab
Cycle to work scheme
Recruitment referral reward scheme..