JHP Recruitment LTD
February 22, 2021
South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Job Type
South Yorkshire


Our clients are currently looking for a Senior Veterinary Nurse to join the team in South Yorkshire. As a key member of a surgery’s management team, this role is responsible for delivering excellence in customer service and clinical care whilst promoting pet wellbeing, delivering preventive services and treating sick and injured pets.

  • Managing all Veterinary Nurses and Animal Care Assistants (including Locums), ensuring:
    • Their time and expertise is most effectively utilised
    • They are proactively conducting follow-up appointments
    • Their interactions with clients and patients are consistently excellent
    • Their clinical records are accurate and up to date
  • Overseeing clinical coaching carried out by the nursing team
  • Liaising with Practice Administrators on personnel administration requirements:
    • Work rotas
    • Salary spreadsheets
    • Timesheets
    • Rewards sheets
    • Nurse care nights payments
    • Holiday requests
    • Absence recording


  • Undertaking nursing duties including theatre, laboratory, radiography, inpatient care, nurse consultations, euthanasia duties, monitoring patients and assisting Veterinary Surgeons according to the Practice Procedures Manual
  • Dispensing medication as applicable
  • Managing stock and consumables, ensuring they are ordered in a timely manner and that monthly stock takes are undertaken correctly, with variances reported and understood
  • Managing surgery and laboratory equipment, including maintenance, PAT testing, servicing and calibration
  • Monitoring PPE usage/maintenance
  • Monitoring radiography book, checking all exposures and collimation
  • Replacing x-ray badges
  • Ensuring volatile agent is monitored annually, sooner if a change in circumstances
  • Ensuring all surgical packs are sterilised within the last 3 months
  • Conducting weekly controlled drug audit along with the Senior Veterinary Surgeon


  • Leading by example by consistently demonstrating a caring, professional attitude to clients, patients and the surgery team
  • Communicating promptly and effectively with clients regarding progress of investigations, treatment and follow-up care
  • Ensuring that inpatients receive the appropriate clinical care and an effective handover is conducted between colleagues and/or out of hours providers
  • Ensuring all staff accounts are paid at the beginning of each month

The role is based in a fast-paced environment.  Hours will be undertaken on a rota basis and will include evening and weekend working and nurse care nights.  When required to sleep in on nurse care nights, accommodation is provided.

This role is responsible for maintaining a clean, hygienic, and safe surgery and building, ensuring all nursing staff adhere to health & safety guidelines. Other reasonable duties may be required. This role will be a demanding role and will require the individual to be on their feet the majority of the day.

For more information about this role call us directly on 01392 444115 or email your CV to info@jhprecruitment.com

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