Vacancy Details

Head Nurse

Permanent Nurse in Somerset

Salary up to £34,200 depending on experience plus benefits

We are looking for a Head Nurse to manage the daily operational organisation of the small animal clinical team to ensure excellent teamwork and the highest level of clinical care. Your duties are broadly but not restricted to:
• Continuing to set a clear standard of professional conduct at all times, treating colleagues and customers with courtesy and respect
• Maintaining a weekly nurse and vet rota for day shifts and inpatient out-of-hours cover
• Responsibility for HR tasks such as timesheet administration, return to work discussions and individual performance reviews.
• Working with other teams to set out our business plan to meet practice performance metrics.
• Encouraging and supporting CPD amongst the nursing team. Being responsible for the training and development of the nursing team
• Implement and ensure compliance with the Royal College Practice Standards Scheme of core and general practice

You will join a team of 4 experienced RVNs (including a Deputy Head Nurse) and a new VCA who provides support to our 5 strong vet team.

This is a full-time shift pattern, however, they can offer flexible working patterns for the right candidate. You will work 40 hours across 5 days between 8 am - 7 pm, including 1:5 Saturday mornings, inpatient care out-of-hours only.

? 6.6 weeks annual leave
? Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
? Your birthday as a paid day off
South West