Staff Nurse – Kennels

Staff Nurse – Kennels

Staff Nurse – Kennels

Location:        Victoria – London

Salary:            £22,360 – £27,820 plus £3,954 London Weighting Allowance per annum

Hours:            Full time, 42 hrs pw

Job ref:           457

Our client is one of the UK’s leading rehoming organisations for animals. They support sick, injured and homeless pets and care for more than 40,000 animals every year through their rehoming, veterinary and education programmes.

The Role

Have you been considering a move into charity, and helping those who are really in need?

Our client is now recruiting a Deputy Nurse Manager on a permanent basis to join the team. They are a charity, who pride themselves on delivering excellent patient and client care. The successful candidate needs to have strong nursing skills and be able to hit the ground running. They’re not about micromanagement, it’s not fun for anyone, so you will need to work under your own initiative to get the job done. Of course, your manager will be there to support you when needed and we will ensure that you receive opportunities to develop and train

This is an excellent development opportunity for a Veterinary Nurse to take on responsibility for overseeing the kennels areas at the animal hospital to ensure the areas run efficiently. They are looking for a candidate who is confident in all aspects of veterinary nursing, you will have excellent interpersonal skills and the confidence to communicate effectively with people at all levels.

You will be resourceful, efficient, well organised with an eye for detail and accuracy. A caring and enthusiastic attitude is required together with the ability to work on your own as well as part of a busy team.

Our client prides themselves on the no blame culture and run monthly reflective rounds to help process difficult events and promote mental well-being. They also hold regular informal catch ups between line reports and their managers, it’s not about how you’re performing, it’s about how you are.

What is required?

They are looking for people with the following:
•           Qualified and Registered Veterinary Nurse
•           A genuine interest in providing a high standard of kennel ward management, medical and surgical nursing care, and in ensuring that kennel wards meet these standards
•           Experience of a high level of medical and surgical nursing care
•           Experience of working in a well-run hospital kennel ward environment
•           Experience of training/mentoring new staff of varying capabilities

It would also be great if you had:
•           Significant post-qualification experience
•           Supervision of Veterinary Nursing Staff including volunteers
•           Troubleshooting and finding solutions, being part of managing an area of a hospital and ensuring adequate stock and standards
•           IT skills

Please be aware that due to the current circumstances with COVID19, interviews will be held via virtually.




Interested? Want to know more? Apply now!


Closing Date: 5 April 2021

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