VA154 – Nursing Manager – Wanstead Veterinary Hospital

Are you a Nursing Manager looking for a new opportunity, or experienced Head Nurse who is ready to take the next step up in their career? 

An opportunity has arisen for a Nursing Manager at our Wanstead Veterinary Hospital. As Nursing Manager, you will be responsible for leading our large team of highly skilled nurses and veterinary care assistants at our busy RCVS accredited Hospital in Wanstead East London. Working closely with the Hospital Manager, Head Vet, Senior Nursing team and Hospital Administrators, the role will ensure that the nursing team is managed and supported to ensure that the hospital is able to deliver on its’ commitment to providing the highest standards of clinical care and service for our clients and their pets. As part of the management team, you will contribute to the development of policy and strategy for the hospital and our practice.

This is a unique role which will allow you to build on your clinical knowledge and skills as an RVN but also your skills as a leader and manager of people. The hours are Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, although there is some flexibility around start and finish time. There is the requirement to be on-call to provide management support to the hospital and local branches out-of-hours on a rota approx. 1:5 weekends.  The salary for the role will be in the region of £32,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.

The successful candidate will be an accomplished RVN who has had previous experience in managing the performance of a nursing team and is a capable organiser who is able to able to provide support and motivation to a highly skilled and enthusiastic team working in a demanding and fast-moving veterinary hospital environment. You will have an understanding of excellent clinical governance, RCVS Practice Standards requirements and be able to contribute positively to our philosophy of continual improvement. 

At Goddard Veterinary Group we believe very strongly in career development and there is ample opportunity to undertake further study and qualifications to develop your leadership and managerial skills further.

Our industry leading benefit package includes:
– Paid BVNA, VDS and RCVS fees.
– Fully funded CPD and certificates supported.
– Simply Health which provides cashback/refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropractic fees, and more.
– 24hr Employee Assistance Programme.
– Generous shopping/leisure discounts (never pay full price in all the major shops and cinemas again!).
– Cycle to work scheme.
– Up to £3000 relocations cost.
– Great colleague pet discount scheme.
– Colleague Introduction incentive of £2500.
– Increasing holiday allowance with length of service.

Wanstead Hospital provides an excellent first opinion, emergency, critical care and referral service to our clients and local network of 20 branches and work to the highest clinical standards. There are great transport connections, and is easily accessible from Wanstead and Snaresbrook (Central Line) tube stations. If travelling by car the practice is within easy reach of the M25, M11 and the North Circular Road. Wanstead itself offers a beautiful high street with a range of restaurants, pubs and shops all within a short walking distance of the practice.

If you are interested in this rewarding role would like to have an informal chat please email vacancies@goddardvetgroup.co.uk to arrange an informal chat or click apply now!