Job ID: 10301
Job Title: Head Equine Veterinay Nurse
Region: North West
Profession: Veterinary Nurse
Start Date: ASAP
End Date: Ongoing
Job Description: An excellent opportunity has arisen for a self motivated individual to work as Head Nurse within the nursing team of a busy equine hospital in Cheshire which was recently voted "The Best Equine Vets in the UK".
This is a busy, recently expanded, RCVS Tier 3 equine hospital which services a wide variety of clients ranging from professional sports horses to family pets. Onsite facilities include a large operating theatre, a diagnostic imaging suite with digital radiography, ultrasonography and video endoscopy, an isolation unit and a standing MRI scanner. A.I. facilities include stallion collection and foal nursing. They offer a full range of equine veterinary services, from routine vaccinations to specialised surgery.
The successful candidate will have exceptional horse handling skills, be able to fulfil onsite out of hours cover (1:6) and work with enthusiasm and care. They will lead the nursing team with responsibility for creating and maintaining the highest standards of nursing care and professional performance. This is a RCVS approved training practice where ongoing CPD is encouraged with funding and the job holder will act as a Clinical Coach and provide support for student nurses.
Some of the benefits on offer:
£600 / 3 days CPD allowance
30 days holiday per year (including Bank Holidays)
Buy/sell holiday scheme
Staff pet discounts
Discretionary Summer and Christmas bonus scheme