• Lead Registered Veterinary Nurse

    Location: 43-47 Cogan Road, Auldhouse Retail Park, Pollokshaws Hours: Full time, Nights Practice: Pets 'n' Vets Roundhouse Vet Hospital Salary: Up to £28,840 Practice Details Pets 'n' Vets Roundhouse Vet Hospital

The Pets’n’Vets Family are an award-winning group of small animal practices that have been serving Glasgow and the surrounding areas for 50 years.

We are equally proud of our purpose-built Veterinary Roundhouse Hospital in Glasgow’s Southside which specialises in Orthopaedic referrals as well as primary care all year round.

Your role and responsibilities

We are currently recruiting for a lead out of hours (OOH) Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) at The Roundhouse. This is an exciting opportunity to progress your nursing career into a leadership role whilst retaining and utilising your nursing skills.

Hours are 9pm-8am, 4 on 4 off.

Key responsibilities include:

Ensure the highest level of care of in-patients is implemented by all members of OOH team

 • Work with Lead Ward RVN to ensure clinical protocols for your areas are regularly reviewed, amended, and implemented by all clinical team associates.

  • Perform clinical audits and provide feedback to the Head Nurse/CNM as directed via the Nurse Meeting
    • Work with the Head Nurse/CNM to ensure the effective line management of your team of RVNs and PCAs.
    • Work with the Head Nurse/CNM to ensure that all new nurses entering the business are supported to complete their induction
    • Work enthusiastically with your team to help maintain a happy, efficient working environment, whilst ensuring practice policies are always adhered to.
    • Attend and assist in the monthly nurse meetings to ensure ward, night, surgical and rotational teams are working together effectively and efficiently. 
    • Ensure biosecurity protocols are followed by all RVNs so the highest standard of hygiene is maintained environmentally and that aseptic techniques are used for patients as standard.
    • Provide clear, consistent, and professional leadership and act as a mentor for all staff by demonstrating professional awareness.

The ideal candidate will be organised, considerate, motivated and be qualified for a minimum of 1 year.

Benefits

  • 5 weeks holiday per year + birthday leave day
  • 8 public holidays per year
  • CPD Support
  • Specsavers Free Eye Test (and voucher for glasses for VDU use if applicable)
  • Cycle2Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme with BUPA
  • RCVS Fee Paid
  • 1st opinion and referral hospital, excellent team ethos and lovely clients
  • Pension scheme – automatic enrolment and completely hassle-free
  • Discount for own pets
  • Enhanced company sick pay
  • Enhanced company maternity/paternity

Part of an amazing global family

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 veterinary health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets.

Our Associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team.

Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

We’d love to hear from you so please contact [email protected] for more information or an informal chat. Alternatively, please complete the application form below to apply. 

 

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