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Company Name PDSA
Location Brighton
Date Posted December 27, 2017
Category Veterinary Nursing
Job Type Full-Time

Description

Veterinary Nurse Team Leader - Brighton
£21,833 - £22,634 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Full Time, Temporary
Pets and people at the heart of what we do.

Do you have a business mind and a social heart?

Would you love to do a job that gives you an overwhelming feeling of satisfaction knowing that every day when you walk through the door you’re contributing to a lifetime of wellbeing for every pet?

Are you looking for a new challenge and want to be a part of our amazing team?


If so, PDSA has a great opportunity for you. As the UK’s leading veterinary charity we exist to treat the sick and injured pets of people in need, and every member of our team is essential in fulfilling this mission.

Brighton PDSA hospital is in a lovely part of Brighton within walking distance of the seaside and historic lanes. We have a friendly, loyal client base who appreciate all we do to improve the lives of their pets. Our passionate team are very welcoming and enjoy arranging social events outside of work as well as working hard to give the best possible client service. Their is plenty of scope to develop individual specialities and we strive to utilise everyone to their full potential.

About the Role:

We are looking for an enthusiastic Nursing Team Leader who will be able to demonstrate excellent performance, a proven track record in customer service, team work, and delivering results.

Our Team Leaders support the Head Nurse, through leadership of part of the nursing team, to deliver efficient, professional and caring services to the local community in accordance with PDSA policies and procedures.

They line manage up to ten Veterinary Nurses / Veterinary Care Assistants that support in theatre, provide inpatient care and carry out consults, encouraging financial contributions from clients and maintaining the hygiene and cleanliness of the hospital and equipment.

Deputising for the Head Nurse in periods of absence Team Leaders help to embed Pet Wellbeing services within the hospital and create a culture of prevention through education and preventive services.

Typically the role will be approximately 80% clinical and 20% off rota management time. Nurses work from 9:00 - 17:30 on saturday and sunday and have no out of hours on call

We also offer great benefits which include:

Allocated CPD funding of 30 hours
Opportunity to perform Schedule 3 surgery with full training and support encouraged
Excellent career opportunities/development
37.5hr working week
5 weeks holiday per year
Paid bank holidays
Life assurance 4 x annual salary
Contributory pension scheme

About You:
The successful candidate will be a Qualified RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurse, will be expected to keep their professional knowledge updated by taking part in continuous professional development 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.

To apply for this position please visit: https://pdsa.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1120321?cid=1031&jobtitle=Veterinary.Nurse.Team.Leader&location=Brighton&rsid=12861&ad=607683