Head RVN – Mandeville Veterinary Hospital, Northolt

Tanya has been a wonderful head nurse at our busy Mandeville Hospital for over 10 years and is staying at The Mandeville, but in a new role, so we have an exciting career opportunity for an RVN to lead the nursing team at our busy small animal RCVS accredited hospital in North West London. We provide an excellent first opinion, emergency, critical care and referral service to our clients and local network of 10 branches, and work to the highest clinical standards.

The head nurse role offers a fully-supported opportunity to advance existing line management or senior nurse skills, and would suit an experienced RVN with ECC experience and excellent clinical standards. The successful candidate will be capable of mature decision making, whilst working in an ever-changing environment and will share our philosophy of practising to the highest clinical standards and providing great client care. Previous hospital or referral centre and Clinical Coach experience would be ideal.

The role requires an exceptional individual with excellent communication and organisational skills with the ability to motivate a large highly skilled team of RVNs, SVNs, VNAs and receptionists.

This is a 40-hour per week position; Monday -Friday position with no rota’d weekends or on-calls.

The salary is in the region of £30,000- £34,000 depending on experience. We offer an excellent benefits package including increasing holiday allowance, enrolment on to our SimplyHealth Plan which provides cash back on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropractor fees, a 24 -hour Employee Assistance Programme, generous shopping and leisure discounts, fully funded CPD, paid BVNA, RCVS registration fees, Cycle to Work scheme and more ! We are also very happy to support study towards certificates.

Goddard Veterinary Group is a family run practice and was started in 1952 by Arthur Goddard. His son Philip took over the reins in the late 90s and remains the practice principal. We are now the largest family-run veterinary practice in the UK and have 44 branches, 3 hospitals and our own nursing college. We have a great reputation for looking after our staff; over 20% of our team have been with us 10 years or more.

If you are interested in this rewarding role and working with a well-established independent family-run business, please apply now!