• Lead Veterinary Nurse - Clinical Quality

    Location: 36 St Johns Street, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire Hours: Full time Practice: Cromwell Veterinary Group Huntingdon Salary: £31,000- £33,000 per annum, Depending on experience Practice Details Cromwell Veterinary Group Huntingdon

If you are a current Linnaeus Associate, you will need to apply internally. In order to do this, please contact our Talent Acquisition team (details can be found via The Link) and someone will be in touch to discuss and progress your application.

Cromwell Vets has a long-established reputation for providing the highest standard of care for pets alongside compassion for their owners. We enjoy many partnerships with charities and are active in the community often spending the summer at local events and dog shows. We value professionalism and friendliness which means we have loyal customers and high staff retention. We value all our Associates and hold regular team events including BBQs, pumpkin carving competitions and bake offs.  

 

With our six unique sites spanning the Huntingdon area, we are fortunate to be able to offer a varied caseload where nurses can fully utilise their skills alongside our vet team, many of whom hold certificates. Although some of our branches are smaller in scale to our main hospital site we pride ourselves in the continuity of care whatever door you walk through.  

 

A Cromwell nursing role includes a wide breadth of nursing duties, incorporating the management of complex medical and surgical patients, consulting, assisting with the provision of anaesthesia and schedule III procedures, as well as supporting the patient journey from admission to discharge. Our veterinary surgeons appreciate and respect the nursing team, valuing their professionalism and input creating a working environment where everyone can thrive.  

 

The Lead Nurse Quality role will remain primarily clinical and includes a wide breadth of nursing duties alongside protected non-clinical time to work on project involvement with RCVS PSS, significant event reporting system, updating and reviewing SOPs, and championing dog and cat friendly schemesWe are looking for someone who has attention to detail and good time management and shows willingness to support across all sites.  

 

Your leadership responsibilities will include providing line management and training to team members, conducting performance reviews, SOP development and coordination for all relevant personnel working within your team. 
 

Benefits 

o Salary dependent upon experience; Starting at £31,000 

o 5 Weeks holiday allowance inclusive of bank holidays 

o Birthday day off 

o Paid professional membership fees 

o CPD allowance (plus access to extensive Linnaeus CPD programs) 

o Training, support and progression opportunities 

o Employee assistance programme 

o Staff discount schemes 

o Enhanced parental & sickness policy 

o Wellness program including: 

  • Cycle2Work scheme 

  • Eyecare vouchers 

  • Flu jab voucher 

  • Mental Health First Aiders 

  •  Buddy system 

Part of an amazing global family

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. 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.

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.

Linnaeus is an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, we are committed to fostering a culture that is inclusive and diverse for all our associates.

If you would like to apply for this role, please click the Apply Button or for more information, please feel free to reach out directly to our Talent Acquisition team at [email protected]

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