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Head Veterinary Nurse

Lynton House Vets
Surrey
Permanent, Full time
up to £30,000 DOE

Posted on 04/01/2022

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Head Veterinary Nurse to join our team on a full time, permanent basis. The working week will reflect as a 5 day per week plus a 1:4 weekend rota, with no OOH.
 
To give an idea of the leadership aspects of the role, our Head nurse will be responsible for a team of, 1 receptionist, two Veterinary Nurses and 1 Student Veterinary Nurse. You will also be responsible for supporting the smooth day to day running of the practice.

Salary

Salary is up to £30,000 per annum depending on experience, however, we are willing to negotiate outside of this for the right candidate.

About Us

Lynton Vets Addlestone, is situated in Surrey. One of the most important things to us here at Lynton is our history and local “Village Vet” reputation for providing the highest level of service and value for all our clients. Established over 60 years ago, we are a small animal practice and as part of our ongoing commitment to improving our facilities we are continuing to refurb and equip out all three of our practices to the same high standard.
 
We are also continually updating and growing our range of equipment. As a practice we endeavour to set high standards and keep up with new developments to give the best possible patient care and excellent service to our clients, with this in mind we have also achieved our Silver Cat-Friendly status at our main branch.

About the Team and Culture

Our 7 Veterinary Surgeons are supported by a great team of 12 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 2 Student Veterinary Nurses and experienced Receptionists across the Group. We have a family-like culture in practice and have embedded a true support and encourage ethos amongst the team. Each practice has an essential SOS chocolate station and we are never short of cake with some excellent bakers across the group!
 
The mental and physical well-being of the team is paramount to us - we like to show our support both in-house and externally by taking part in charity events such as "Ride for Dementia" and "Relay for Life" in aid of cancer research.

Applicant Requirements

Lynton Veterinary Group has a friendly team and we are looking for a forward-thinking confident team player who has great leadership and organisation skills. You will be able to use your own initiative and be happy to delegate where required, but also muck in with the team. You also need to be able to make decisions effectively and manage staff appropriately, bringing out the best in them and drive the practice forward with respect to the nursing team. Previous experience in a Head nurse role and a Clinical Coach would be beneficial, but not essential.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  • Increasing holiday based on length of service
  • CPD paid days and allowance
  • L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Birthday leave
  • RCVS Membership paid
  • VDS cover
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Service-related company sick pay
  • Initiatives focussed on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.


If this position is of interest to you, please get in touch. 

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Any questions before applying?

Speak to Olivia Heaton-Tisdale from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.

Olivia Heaton-Tisdale

Talent Partner

olivia.heaton-tisdale@ivcevidensia.com07797724566

Lynton House Vets

136 Spinney Hill, Addlestone, Surrey, KT15 1BB, Surrey, United Kingdom

Animals treated

  • Small animal

Website

www.lyntonhousevets.co.uk/