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Head RVN

Barrow Hill Veterinary Hospital, Maidstone Road

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A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Head Veterinary Nurse at our Ashford Hospital. Barrow Hill provides 24/7 on site care with two branch surgeries in the surrounding area. We have all the mod cons with digital x-ray, dental x-ray, CT imaging on site, endoscopy, ultrasound separate isolation facilities, K Laser - the list goes on.
 
The role will involve coordinating a team of 15 nurses and auxiliary staff. The nursing team works alongside a team of 9 vets. There is a high caseload including complex medical and surgical cases.   
 
The role involves managing the nursing team not only day to day but throughout other management areas such as appraisal reviews and recruitment. You will need to be able to organise and coordinate rotas, day to day task management, referral enquires, stock control, ordering and well as normal nursing duties when necessary.
 
The ideal candidate would be a highly qualified/experienced RVN who can lead by example and work well under pressure while motivating their team. The candidate will need to have excellent time management skills as well as ideally people management experience. Clinical coaching (or willingness to train) is desirable.   
 
The role is full time (40hrs/week) with no OOH’s. Part time candidates may be considered. CPD allowance provided. Salary commensurate with experience. 
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Barrow Hill Veterinary Hospital, Maidstone Road

Maidstone Road, Ashford, Kent, TN24 8TY

Barrow Hill Veterinary Group, is a premier, high-quality group of three RCVS accredited practices located in the South East of England, United Kingdom, including an RCVS-registered hospital.

Barrow Hill Veterinary Hospital, Maidstone Road