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  • Support for Practice Managers through VPMA Member Assistance Programme

    Veterinary practice managers are now able to access help for themselves and their families through a new Veterinary Practice Management Association (VPMA) member benefit. The new VPMA Member Assistance Programme was created to fill a needs gap for managers with somewhere to go for help on a range of issues from personal to professional. The programme, provided via Health Assured, provides a 24 hour confidential helpline for VPMA members, backed up by a Wellness portal where they can access range of support tools.

     
  • Stress Management for Productive Practice - 18th March 2015

     

     

    Stress Management for Productive Practice

    SPVS and VPMA in partnership with Zoetis and Royal Canin will run a one day course on Stress management on 18th March at Staverton Park, Daventry. Caroline Crowe will describe techniques and skills to combat the impact of stress at work and build resilience. This course will be of benefit to anyone who feels their working environment is more stressful than it should be or who wants to improve the working environment for those they work with.

     
  • VPMA/SPVS Congress 2015 a sell out!

    Over 470 delegates, of which most were either Practice Managers or Practice Owners attended the 3rd combined VPMA/SPVS Congress on 23 and 24 January at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, South Wales.  Many practices brought several members of their teams and in total over 200 different practices were represented.

     
  • VPMA and BVNA join forces to call for Petplan Veterinary Award Nominations

    The Veterinary Practice Management Association (VPMA) has once again joined the British Veterinary Nursing Association (BVNA) in calling for nominations for managers and nurses to the Petplan Veterinary Awards which take place in April 2015. Following their appeal last year there was a rise in nominations for both nurses and managers and the association presidents were keen to build on that momentum. In a reciprocal arrangement, BVNA is calling upon its members to nominate their practice managers, and VPMA is calling for nurse nominations.

     

Position Vacant

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Practice Manager - Winchester

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Winchester - Practice Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our established small animal veterinary practice based in Winchester, Hampshire. Due to our continual growth and success we are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our friendly team as a Practice Manager on a full time basis.

The successful candidate will assist the Practice Partner with the day-to-day organisation and management of the practice and ensure a high level of customer service is delivered at all times. The ideal candidate will have good team leading, administrative and organisational skills with previous experience of human resources, finance and business management. Excellent communication skills, attention to detail, a strong customer service focus and a good business sense are also prerequisites. Veterinary practice experience is not essential.

This rewarding position is a new vacancy due to expansion and is based around a 5-day working week. This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with the Practice Partner in growing, improving and managing the business.

Companion Care Vets are a market leader in small animal veterinary care and the first ever vets to achieve the Sunday Times 100 best companies to work for. The company was established in 2001 and has celebrated 14 successful years of growth. We have over 300 surgeries across the UK with our Joint Venture Partners and are continuing our very extensive growth plans for the next three
years.

We offer a supportive and friendly working environment together with career development opportunities and an excellent salary package and exclusive company benefits and rewards - including 20% off at Pets at Home, The Vet Group, The Groom Room & Ride Away.

If you would like to join our winning team and you share our passion for delivering outstanding pet healthcare and great customer service, then we would love to hear from you.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

For further information about this position please call Laura Holroyd on 01367 821274 or To apply go to http://careers.myvetpractice.co.uk

   

Practice Manager 12 month Fixed term Contract Part Time (25 hours) Brand New Practice in Byfleet

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“A Truly Amazing place to work where we put Pets First”

Come and be a part of a brand new venture! We are opening a new small animal practice based in Byfleet at the end of March and are looking for a friendly, professional individual to join our new, vibrant team as a part time Practice Manager for a fixed term contract for 12 months. 

You will be joining a local practice where our Veterinary Partner has clinical freedom and you will also have the support and benefits of working for the Vet Group.

The new practice will be bright, spacious, air-conditioned and is purpose built to industry leading standards and will have state of the art equipment including digital X-ray and in-house laboratory facilities.

The team are looking for their ideal candidate, this person will put pets first; do what they say they will do; work well as part of the team; want to get better every day; take pride in their work and want to have fun!

You will be comfortable interacting with clients and their pets, have a real passion for animal healthcare and are good with people. This is a part time position for 25 hours a week for 12 months and will include some evenings and weekends on a rota basis. Previous experience in using RX Works is advantageous.

The role will be paying £22,000 - £25,000 pro rata depending on experience.

By joining us in this rewarding position, you will be part of a passionate team who are dedicated to provide world class clinical care at the very heart of the community.

As you would expect from the market leader in small animal veterinary care, we offer a supportive and friendly working environment, together with career development opportunities, an excellent package and great benefits that include; competitive salary, exclusive company discounts and rewards - including 20% off at Pets at Home, Rideaway and the Vet Group.

If you share our passion for delivering outstanding pet healthcare, exceptional customer service and would like to join our Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work for team, then we would love to hear from you.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

careers.myvetpractice.co.uk

 

   

Practice Manager - Rutland Veterinary Centre

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a practice manager to work with our team of 11 vets and 16 support staff across our 4 practices in the beautiful county of Rutland, just ten minutes from Rutland Water.
 
The ideal candidate should have previous veterinary experience, be highly motivated, and have knowledge in payroll, book keeping, human resources, health and safety, as well as the day to day running of a veterinary practice.
 
Salary dependent on experience. For further details please contact Susanne Thorne 07896 298963

   

Telemedicine Clinical Manager- Cambridge £23,000 - £30,000

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VetCT are a specialist Telemedicine company based in Cambridge, but performing work for vets all over the world.   The veterinary world is changing and rapid developments in IT and digital imaging mean that Telemedicine is now readily accessible to all vets. We are seeking a colleague to join this friendly, dynamic team at a time of rapid growth.

Telemedicine is the practice of providing remote specialist interpretation of digital medical images, clinical histories and other supporting data to benefit referring vets and their patients.   The current team encompasses some of the top veterinary specialists in the UK and beyond, who all work together to give the best possible input into each clinical case.   Many aspects of the company’s work are novel and cutting edge, involving digital cross-sectional imaging modalities and 3D printing.

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in a rapidly developing area of the veterinary industry and the successful candidate will need to have initiative, be self- motivated and be confident in accepting responsibilities.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, enjoy speaking to international vets and veterinary nurses on a daily basis, and have a calm, professional attitude.   The company has an excellent reputation for customer care and a strong customer service focus is essential.

The role is office-based, but may involve some travel (national and possibly international).   Strong abilities and interest in the computer-based aspects of veterinary management (such as website, social media, practice management systems and ideally digital imaging modalities and PACS) are required. The role may be suited to someone with experience/ interest in specialist referral practice.

This position will include some of the following:

  • Day to day telemedicine case management
  • Telephone and email communication with veterinary practices and veterinary specialists
  • Veterinary course organizing – UK and Australia
  • In-house training organization- Global
  • Trouble-shooting image transfer and software platform usage (training will be provided)
  • Networking with vets, veterinary nurses and veterinary industry contacts
  • Database management
  • Financial responsibilities: banking, bookkeeping, credit control
  • Office and PA duties for the Directors

If you share our excitement in delivering excellent service and patient care in this unique area of veterinary medicine, then we would welcome your application.  

Application process: please send a CV and a covering letter to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

To find out more about our company please visit www.vet-ct.com

   

WOOLWELL CLINICAL PRACTICE MANAGER

Our small animal practice in Woolwell, Plymouth opened in March 2014 and we are now looking for a Clinical Practice Manager to join our hardworking and friendly team on a full time basis.

The successful candidate will assist with the day to day organisation and management of the practice and ensure a high level of customer service is delivered at all times. The ideal candidate will therefore have strong team leading and organisational skills with previous experience of managing people arranging rotas, colleague appraisals and setting goals, also improving profit and loss and achieving financial targets set. Excellent communication and administration skills and a strong customer service focus are also prerequisites for the role. This rewarding position offers an ideal opportunity for the right candidate to assist with the development and implementation of new processes and systems.

By joining Vet4Pets, you will be part of a team dedicated to providing superb standards of client and animal care. This role plays a key part within a small, friendly team so the ideal candidate will need to be adaptable and flexible with a hands on approach.

Vets4Pets has now joined Companion Care Vets and as you would expect from the market leader in small animal veterinary care we offer a great package and benefits for everyone including; competitive salary and a full range of exclusive discounts.

If you would like to join our winning team and you share our passion for delivering outstanding pet healthcare and great customer service, then we would love to hear from you.
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

For further information please email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or to apply, please visit: www.myvetjob.co.uk

   

VPMA Regional Organisers Required

One of the key areas of the VPMA is its regional activity, so that we can try to bring networking opportunities and CPD to members (and non-members) across the whole of the UK.

In order for us to continue developing this regional structure, we do require the assistance of our members, in terms of assisting us by co-ordinating and hosting regional meetings.

We are particularly keen to try and find Regional Organisers who would be willing to hold such meetings in the Yorkshire, East Midlands, East Anglia and London regions.  However, if you live in an area that isn’t covered by our current Regional Organisers, and you feel there is a need for regional meetings, then we would like to hear from you as well.

Please see “the role of a regional organiser”.  If you would like to consider becoming a Regional Organiser, please contact the VPMA Secretariat. 

We do hope that you can assist us in continuing to develop the VPMA’s regional structure.

Please Note: This is a voluntary role and you must be a VPMA Member.