Practice Manager/Administrator Required - Folkestone, Kent
Do you have good organisational skills?
Anna House Veterinary Clinic, an established, independent, family-owned veterinary practice located in Folkestone, is looking for a full-time or part-time practice manager/ administrator.
The role includes assisting with the day-to-day running of the practice, and Pets Place sales area, to provide a professional service to all clients and their pets, leading the team by example and providing support to staff, including veterinary surgeons, nurses and receptionists.
You should be well-organised, enthusiastic and have experience in dealing with a range of administration and finance tasks including basic banking, petty cash and invoicing procedures, stock level monitoring, record keeping and marketing projects.
You will liaise with staff to drive the business forward and gain new clients, manage appointments, deal with queries and establish good communication with those already using our services.
This is a friendly practice and you will be an integral and vital part of ensuring everything runs smoothly so management skills are crucial. Some veterinary practice or veterinary nursing experience is desirable but not essential.
Practice Manager - New Forest Area
Practice Manager required for busy independent 2 branch veterinary practice based in Totton but travel to Lyndhurst as required.
Applicants will need good organisational and administrative skills, be able to multi task, be adaptable and have a good telephone manner.
Key areas will be in personnel, health and safety, bespoke computer software management, financial analysis and an ability to learn and assist the directors with veterinary legislation.
Some veterinary experience is desirable but not essential.
Salary dependent upon experience.
Closing date 30th September 2014
EXETER PRACTICE MANAGER
An exciting opportunity has arisen in our established small animal veterinary practice based in Exeter. We’re seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our friendly team as a Practice Manager.
The successful candidate will assist the Partners 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 and organisational skills as well as experience in HR and marketing. Excellent communication skills and a strong customer service focus are also prerequisites for the role. This rewarding position is a new vacancy due to expansion and is full time hours (40 hours).
Successful applicants who are invited to an interview will be required to present a SWOT analysis of the receptionist area in the Exeter Companion Care practice.
Companion Care Vets is 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 11 successful years of growth. We have over 200 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 & 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
An RCVS accredited Practice has a position available for a practice manager/PA to join our team. The position would involve sole responsibility for the running of the office and all aspects of the practice. We are a small but fun team that is rapidly growing and constantly moving forward. Applicant must be organised and efficient and able to cope with adverse situations at all times. The job entails social media marketing and advertising as well as running diaries and managing accounts.
We offer a good salary and a fun working environment as well as a committed attitude towards personal development.
HR Manager Vacancy
Blythwood Vets have an excellent opportunity for an HR Advisor with some Marketing skills to join our well established veterinary practice. Reporting to the practice manager, you will handle transactional HR operations as well as leading on any HR projects for our team of 40+ employee’s. You will need basic skills in marketing to assist in coordinating our well established team.
Whilst managing the day to day operational elements of HR, such as, recruitment, HR database, absence management, induction process and probationary review you will also be asked to support the practice manager with HR improvements such as creating and implementing process and procedure and marketing products and the business on a day-to-day basis. This job would be considered on a full or part time basis depending on skills.
Key responsibilities will include;
- Providing first point of contact for HR related queries monitoring, reviewing and updating all policies in line with current legislation and best practice.
- Procurement and delivery of internal training to support L and D for the group.
- Provided the link for employees so they understand their entitlements responsibilities.
- Manage all staff relationships, promptly respond to queries and manage expectations
- Ensure Human Resources matters are handled fairly and consistently in line with legal obligations and company policies, processes and procedures
- Help to drive organisational performance by driving core business objectives
- Work in partnership with line managers on performance management and employee relations.
- Facilitate grievance, disciplinary and capability investigations and hearings in an effective, consistent and timely manner
- Ensure that knowledge of current best practice and legislation
- Undertake marketing project work as required by the business
This is a unique opportunity to join a progressive learning environment. The ideal candidate will be self motivated, knowledgeable and able to manage a strong team.
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.