Clinical Operations Manager – Langford Veterinary Services Ltd
Maternity Cover Operations Manager - DNA Vetcare
Ready for your next challenge? Do you have multi site veterinary experience or looking for a change of industry?
We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and motivated person with managerial experience to join a well-respected, successful, awarding winning and expanding veterinary group in South London and Kent.
The role is initially for 12 months with a potentially a permanent role dependent on the growth of the business.
The ideal candidate will:
* Have previous experience in a managerial role
* Have an efficient and task oriented approach
* Have multisite management experience
* Have excellent people management skills
* Have a stable and successful career track record
* Have a sound financial/business understanding
* Have a proven record of meeting financial targets
* Have a strong work ethic and can-do attitude
The candidate will play an important factor in the smooth running of the surgeries and in the continued success of the business. Areas of direct and/or supervisory responsibility will include meeting turnover, profit and KPI targets, staffing recruitment and rotas, service protocol and implementation, human resources, health and safety, customer service, systemisation and general problem-solving.
The role is field based, candidates must be willing to work across the group and be able to prioritise based on the needs of the business working alongside our Directors, Group Manger and Financial Controller.
Generous package that includes:
- Salary of £30,000 -£45,000
- Performance related bonus
- CPD allowance and attendance at industry related conferences
- Discounted veterinary care for your own furry family
Dynamic Practice Manager - Solihull
Dynamic Practice Manger required to lead a large team across 3 sites in Solihull, West Midlands.
Our practice is busy and well equipped with 12 vets including our own OOH emergency service.
The key responsibilities of the role will be HR and marketing.
Our ideal candidate will be a pro-active, organised and enthusiastic manager, with good leadership skills and a flexible 'can-do- attitude'. Previous veterinary industry experience is desirable but not essential.
The position is full time, Monday to Friday, to start mid June.
Area Manager - Dorset Region
We are pleased to be able to offer a fantastic opportunity for an area manager to join the Medivet family. The role will be based in Dorset and requires travel between practices in the region. The role requires a confident, enthusiastic and organised person who can work independently and contribute towards the successful, smooth running of the group.
As an area manager, your duties will include:
• Management and planning of the practice rotas
• Liaising with regional and practice partners regarding management and personnel of the practice
• Organising and attending meetings
• Visiting practices
• Clinical governance and performance/quality management
• Ensure the practice complies with health and safety legislation as directed by Medivet’s health and safety officer
Essential skills required for this role include:
• Good time management and an ability to work to tight deadlines
• Clear communication with both colleagues and clients
• Previous veterinary nursing or veterinary practice experience
• Computer literacy
• Full UK driver’s license
This position offers the successful candidate the chance to develop their management skills and career. We encourage and provide professional development and training, as well as support within your role.
Hours of work are Mon–Fri: 9:00am–5:30pm with occasional out-of-hours work to attend meetings with time off in lieu. You will be required to attend practices in the Dorset area for which a pool car is available and a driver’s license is essential.
If you are looking for a change and would like an exciting and varied role, with the potential for career development, then this is the perfect role for you.
Assistant Practice Manager Required
Abbey House Veterinary Hospital requires an Assistant Practice Manager to join their team.
We are looking for a full time Assistant Practice Manager to join our team.
The role requires a proactive individual who is able to meet deadlines, whilst maintaining close attention to detail. High levels of discretion are required when dealing with confidential matters.
You will have a proven background in management, be highly organised and an effective communicator with a flexible approach to the workload. Computer skills are essential.
You will work closely with the Practice Manager and be committed to developing and expanding the practice.
Previous experience in a Veterinary environment is essential.
40 hours per week Monday to Friday.
For further details contact Nina Boddy, HR Manager
Abbey House Veterinary Hospital
Practice Manager - Knaresborough
Enthusiastic Practice Manager required to join our friendly dedicated 14 man team, due to our current manager taking early retirement.
The ideal candidate for this role will be an individual with managerial experience in the veterinary or healthcare industry. Applicants must be enthusiastic and driven with the ability to motivate a team and bring fresh perspective and ideas to the company. Excellent communication skills and computer literacy (Microsoft Office) are essential with experience with management software being advantageous
A minimum of 3 years experience would be preferred.
The position is full time, working a flexible 40 hour week.
- Managing day to day running of the practice
- Rota's and payroll
- Training staff
- Ensuring Health and Safety standards are kept high and maintained
- Maintain RCVS practice accreditation
- Arrange meetings and delegate tasks from objectives discussed
Other responsibilities in this role will be HR including recruitment, customer care and account queries, appraisals & personal development reviews and promote the practice to increase client base.
We are offering a competitive salary dependent on experience
Priding ourselves at keeping up to date with the latest thoughts and methods, CPDis supported and encouraged.
We are a North Yorkshire based RCVS accredited mixed practice ( Tier 2, 60% small animal, 40% farm and equine).
Well equipped with modern ultrasound for bovine fertility & equine tendons, ECG, Doppler ultrasound, portable digital DR x-ray and 3 metre portable dual purpose video endoscope. Enabling a truly unique stable side service for our equine clients. As well as high standard diagnostics for our small animal patients.
We pride ourselves on providing excellent veterinary care and gold standard customer service.
Knaresborough is a beautiful picturesque market town ideally situated with commuter links via rail or road to Harrogate, York and Leeds. It is also just a stone’s throw away from the simply breath taking North Yorkshire Dales. With such an ideal location all types of hobbies and interests are within easy reach.
Account Manager - St. John's Innovation Centre, Cambridge
Business Development/Operations Manager - Pro-Vets Group
Pro-Vets group is a group of veterinary practices and includes Manor Vets, Birmingham, Vale Vets in Gloucester and Bristol, Abivale Group in Oxford and Foxcotte Group in Andover. There are 16 sites and ambitious growth is planned.
The group was set up in 2015 with both MDs being experienced Vets. We have plans for growth coupled with high clinical standards. The group consists of both first opinion and referral practice. We are looking to improve the practices in terms of facilities and clinical standards. Some degree of integration of processes and protocols is considered key to ensuring quality standards as the group develops.
This represents an exciting, rewarding, career opportunity. The successful candidate will have complete alignment with our company values and culture. The role is ideally suited to an ambitious, empathetic, innovative leader who will thrive in directing and inspiring a highly experienced and dedicated team. In addition you will be a focussed, self-driven, achiever with strong commercial acumen who will ensure the smooth running, operational effectiveness, profitability and growth of the group.
The successful candidate will report to the Pro-Vets directors and will demonstrate:
- Significant middle management experience in a commercial environment with strong HR skills
- Veterinary/clinical experience is not essential, commercial acumen gained in a complex organisation is more important (e.g. Retail, Pharmaceutical, Hospitality) Experience within a fixed cost business coupled with full ownership of individual P&Ls
- A track record in driving sales and/or caseload volume.
- Excellent people management skills with the ability to inspire, engage and motivate professional people to deliver outstanding customer and clinical care.
- A proven track record of building and maintaining external relationships with key customers and raising the business profile.
- A track record of reading and acting proactively on market trends and opportunities.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills
An attractive remuneration package is negotiable.
Assistant Regional Manager - SW London
The Goddard Vet Group comprises three hospitals and 46 well-equipped branches across London, inside the M25 motorway, and is split into five regions, each run by a Regional Manager. The practice seeks to employ an experienced manager to be based in Wimbledon at the Stone Lion Hospital.
Reporting to and deputising for the Regional Manager, the successful applicant will be expected to display strong all-round ability at eight branch surgeries, maintaining standards that meet PSS Tier 2 requirements; offer supportive care to our personnel; assist in meeting financial objectives, ensure high and improving standards of service for our valued clientele.
A very competitive salary and benefits package is on offer with an invitation to undertake further study and qualifications.
For further information about the Goddard Group please our website at www.goddardvetgroup.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.