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Company Name PDSA
Location Huyton, Liverpool
Date Posted January 3, 2019
Category Veterinary Nursing
Job Type Full-Time

Description

Head Nurse - Liverpool, Huyton

£25,196 - £25,739 per annum

37.5 hours per week

Full Time, Permanent

Pets and people at the heart of what we do.

Do you have a business mind and a social heart? If so, PDSA has a great opportunity for you. As the UK’s leading veterinary charity we are here to help people keep their pets healthy, and we believe every member of our team is essential in fulfilling this mission.

As the Qualified Head Nurse (HN) you will you will lead the Pet hospital nursing team, providing a high standard of customer service and clinical care whilst promoting pet well being and supporting Veterinary Surgeons to deliver preventive services and to treat sick and injured pets of eligible clients.

You will line manage the Veterinary Nurse and Veterinary Care Assistant teams and will lead and develop your team to efficiently manage the day-to-day workflow through the hospital. You will be responsible for stock control, hygiene and cleanliness of the hospital and equipment and will support the Senior Veterinary Surgeon in managing income and expenditure at Pet hospital level making sure that PDSA resources are used in a cost effective manner.

You will be a Qualified RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurse with an extensive track record including practice and people management and will be committed to the vision and mission of PDSA.

The closing date for this vacancy may be brought forward should we receive sufficient candidates.

About PDSA:

As the UK’s leading veterinary charity, with 48 Pet Hospitals, we strive to improve pets’ lives – through prevention, education and treatment. Every year our dedicated vet teams carry out 2.7 million treatments on 470,000 pets. Our national network of around 120 high street shops help us to provide these treatments through selling both donated and new goods.

We believe that we work better together, so everyone from our vets, volunteers, shop teams and to our office support colleagues – we are driven in our dedication and passionate about pets. Join us and help improve the lives of every pet.

PDSA is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

The organisation is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appropriate background checks will be carried out where necessary dependant on the role applied for.

To apply for this role please go to pdsa.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1485526?cid=1031&jobtitle=Head.Nurse&location=Liverpool%2c.Huyton&rsid=12861&ad=906038&t=Head-Nurse, please quote “Liverpool, Huyton” in the subject title of your email