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Head Veterinary Nurse - Grey Abbey Veterinary Hospital

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  • Grey Abbey Veterinary Hospital

Grey Abbey Veterinary Hospital


Are you a Nurse with an interest in leading and mentoring a team? Do you have a real passion for client and patient care? Do you enjoy getting the best out of people?


We have a vacancy for a Head Nurse at Grey Abbey Veterinary Hospital, Ireland. You will be an experienced, hardworking nurse who is friendly and warm, have a passion for coaching and maintains high clinical standards. You will be responsible for the day to day running of our dedicated nursing team.


Who & where are we:  Grey Abbey Veterinary Hospital, based in County Kildare, Ireland is approximately 45 minutes - 1 hour from Dublin. Kildare is the heart of Ireland's horseracing community, hosts a great shopping outlet and has grand houses and stunning scenery.  We are based within a modern purpose built building with the most up to date facilities. We have three consult rooms, two surgery suites, intensive care unit, in house lab and ultrasound scanner. We are an accredited hospital registered with the Veterinary Council of Ireland's practice accreditation scheme.


You will enjoy a varied caseload. We know that staff wellbeing and having time to switch off at home is essential, therefore we have our own OOH team meaning for this role no OOH work is required.


The Team: You will enjoy working with an experienced team of Vets and Nurses. We also have fantastic support staff. We currently have a team of 3 Vets and 4 Nurses.


Our Benefits Include:

  • An attractive salary DOE
  • Holiday entitlement 6.6 weeks which includes public holidays
  • Access to a Personal Retirement Savings Account (optional)
  • Up to two weeks full sick pay 
  • Enhanced Maternity Pay offering 10 weeks at 100% pay and 10 weeks at 50% pay followed by statutory allowance 
  • A generous CPD package
  • Employee Assistance Programme offering a 24/7 telephone helpline service
  • Subsidised membership at participating health clubs, pet discounts and cycle to work benefits


For more information please text/call Laura on +44 (0)788 037 4377 or if you feel this is the role for you click Apply Now and upload your CV and covering letter.


RVN / Registered Veterinary Nurse / Head Nurse / HVN 

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Grey Abbey Veterinary Hospital
Grey Abbey Veterinary Hospital, Grey Abbey Road, Kildare, County Kildare, Ireland
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    Attractive Salary DOE + Benefits
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    Grey Abbey Veterinary Hospital
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  • Application Closing Date:
    31 December 2021
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