Blue Cross

Deputy Nurse Manager

London | £22,910-£29,000 per annum

Job Function: Charity & Voluntary
Industry Sector: Charity & Not-for-Profit

Deputy Nurse Manager, Victoria animal hospital
Permanent, full time

We are one of the UK’s leading rehoming organisations for animals. We support sick, injured and homeless pets and care for more than 40,000 animals every year through our rehoming, veterinary and education programmes.

Our Victoria animal hospital helps around 10,000 unique pets every year in the heart of London. It is the flagship hospital spanning six floors with six consultation rooms; two theatres and four minor procedure rooms. We offer 24/7 emergency care and treat mainly dogs and cats but occasional get the slightly unusual pet through our doors!

What is the role?
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Deputy Nurse Manager to join the fabulous team at our Victoria animal hospital. The role is varied and busy – so being bored is not an option! As well as undertaking all aspects of Veterinary nursing , another important part of the role will be assisting the Nurse Manager with supporting, leading and communicating to the team so confidence in this area is key.

The standard hours are 42 per week are on a locally agreed rota, to include bank holidays and weekends.

Want to know more the detail? Great! We have attached the job description which hopefully gives you everything you need.

What is required?
We are looking for people with the following:
• Registered veterinary nurse
• Considerable experience in veterinary practice as a veterinary nurse
• Competent in all aspects of veterinary nursing with ability to teach others
• Experience of computerised veterinary record systems, including MS Word/Excel/Outlook
• Training in communication and client relations

It would also be great if you had:
• Advanced diploma in veterinary nursing
• Clinical coach
• SQP
• Experience of performance management
• Experience of supporting student nurses through acting as clinical coach, NVQ assessor etc

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.

Salary: £22,910-£29,000 plus £3,954 London Weighting Allowance per annum
Grade: 3.2
Closing date: 29 November 2019