Deputy Head Nurse – Glasgow, Scotland

  • Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom View on Map
  • Apply Before : September 4, 2024

Job Description

Deputy Head Nurse – Glasgow, Scotland

Are you a compassionate Registered Veterinary Nurse with leadership aspirations? As a team leader you will play a pivotal role in delivering exceptional pet care and customer service.

You will support the Head Nurse (HN) in leading a section of the nursing team, ensuring that all pet services meet their high standards. Your responsibilities will include managing and developing the nursing team, maintaining a culture of professionalism and care, and ensuring the hospital operates smoothly and efficiently.

You will assist the HN with team management, overseeing all aspects of the nursing team, including recruitment, selection, and development, while deputising for the HN during periods of absence. You will regularly review customer service performance, implement improvement plans, and foster a culture of outstanding service. Additionally, you will coordinate nursing team resources with Veterinary Surgeon (VS) requirements to effectively meet client demand. Promoting and delivering pet wellbeing services, you will integrate preventive care through education and practical services. Ensuring clear and effective two-way communication within the nursing team, you will also integrate Animal Care Auxiliaries (ACAs). Engaging in clinical work as per the VN rota, you will support the delivery of PH projects and tasks as determined by the HN.

To be successful in this role, you must be a Registered Veterinary Nurse with excellent communication skills and a high standard of customer service.
If you are a nurse and would like to take the next step in your career, this role offers a unique opportunity to enhance your leadership skills within a supportive environment.

This is a full-time position and the role will be approximately 80% clinical and 20% off rota management time.

Benefits: –

·       £33,000 DOE
·       Career progression
·       Schedule 3
·       Enhanced annual leave
·       Pension scheme
·       Career progression

Candidates MUST be eligible to work in the United Kingdom and have the relevant visas, if required. Must also be registered on the RCVS register.

Please email your CV to Sherrie at

If you would like additional information on this position or would like to register your details with Tame and Wild Recruitment, please call me on 01392 716988

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