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  • CPD: Focus on the Practice Team, Leicester Football Stadium - 11th October

    We’re delighted to be bringing back Robin Launder, who wow’d audiences at our 2017 Congress with his high energy presentation on creating positive mindsets.

    Robin will be joined by an impressive line-up of other speakers that include:

    • Rebecca Leask and Stephenie Malone, Harrison Clark Rickerbys
    • Doug Muir, Compassion Understood
    • Gordon Dunn, The Vet Group
    • Lisa Winter, Onswitch
    • Susie Samuel, Vet Help Direct
    • Lizzie Lockett, RCVS
    • Major Cathie Gregg, GLCM


    From Mindset Theory to Measuring Your Customer Care Experience; from tips on attracting, retaining and rewarding all the members of your team to creating and nurturing a positive practice culture, this event will help you build a happier, more focused and more productive practice team.


    One lecture stream will concentrate on overall HR issues, the other will focus more on client care and communication.  This is an excellent day for Practice Managers, Reception Managers, Owners, Clinical Directors… or anyone else who is responsible for client communication or team management.


    Click here
     for synopses on all the lectures and here for speaker profiles.


    The day will also offer a focused exhibition – click here for details of the companies that will be available to talk to you.


    The day will start at 9:30am and finish at 4:30pm. Workbooks, CPD certificates, lunch and refreshments are included.


    For further details and to register click here.

     
  • Congress 2018 - REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

    We are proud of our reputation of breaking new ground in business, management and marketing CPD and our 2018 Congress is no exception.  We have a wealth of speakers new to the UK veterinary conference circuit from different sectors, professions or countries bringing expertise in leadership, marketing, customer care and staff wellbeing.  To find out more about Congress and to register, click here.

     
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Position Vacant

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Practice Manager – Oakfield Vet Group – East Midlands

A great opportunity for a practice manager has become available at Oakfield Veterinary Group.

Oakfield vet Group is an established small animal practice with three branches in Tamworth, Atherstone and Castle Bromwich.

As Practice Manager you will be responsible for managing the operational efficiency of the practice including wages, insurance claims, rotas, holiday requests, health and safety, debt management and strategic development. In addition, and most, you must demonstrate strong people management skills, to support a team committed to clinical excellence and customer care.

Salary and benefits will reflect the experience of the applicant. Previous experience of the veterinary industry is preferred.

To apply please contact Laura Collings via email lcollings@independentvetcare.co.uk or phone 07484520516 for further details.

   

PRACTICE MANAGER – FULL TIME NEWHAVEN, EAST SUSSEX

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Vets4Pets Newhaven is due to open in March 2018 and we have an exciting opportunity for a Practice Manager to join the team! The practice will be based in a busy Pets at Home store and will offer free onsite parking.

This role would be ideally suited to a veterinary nurse looking for career development and the chance to use their experience in an alternative role! The successful candidate will assist the Business Development Manager 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 skills/experience
• Administrative and organisational skills
• Previous experience of HR, finance and business management
• Excellent communication skills
• Attention to detail
• Strong customer service drive and experience

The practice will be purpose built with separate dog/cat/isolation wards, 3 consult rooms and theatre. This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with the Business Development Manager in growing, improving and managing the business.

This rewarding position is full time involving a weekend rota.

In return, we offer:
• Competitive salary (£20,000 - £28,000 dependent on experience)
• Pension scheme
• Network and support of other Practice Managers within the group
• Exclusive colleague discounts including Pets at Home discount card
• Pastoral care, emotional wellbeing and support

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

To apply, please send an email with your CV (quoting PM Newhaven) to the Business Development Manager, Mary Ferguson at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

   

PRACTICE MANAGER – FULL TIME EAST GRINSTEAD, WEST SUSSEX

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Vets4Pets East Grinstead is due to open in March 2018 and we have an exciting opportunity for a Practice Manager to join the team! The practice will be based in a busy Pets at Home store and will offer free onsite parking.

This role would be ideally suited to a veterinary nurse looking for career development and the chance to use their experience in an alternative role! The successful candidate will assist the Business Development Manager 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 skills/experience
• Administrative and organisational skills
• Previous experience of HR, finance and business management
• Excellent communication skills
• Attention to detail
• Strong customer service drive and experience

The practice will be purpose built with separate dog/cat/isolation wards, 3 consult rooms and theatre. This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with the Business Development Manager in growing, improving and managing the business.

This rewarding position is full time involving a weekend rota.

In return, we offer:
• Competitive salary (£20,000 - £28,000 dependent on experience)
• Pension scheme
• Network and support of other Practice Managers within the group
• Exclusive colleague discounts including Pets at Home discount card
• Pastoral care, emotional wellbeing and support

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

To apply, please send an email with your CV (quoting PM East Grinstead) to the Business Development Manager, Mary Ferguson at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

   

Practice Manager

Full time Practice Manager required for Equine vet practice in Gloucestershire.

Candidates must be motivated and have excellent communication skills as well as good IT, problem solving and HR experience. We are looking for a proactive, organised person who can help in the development of the practice as well as manage the day to day running of the centre. Excellent interpersonal skills are required (both written & verbal) as the role is integral to the smooth and efficient running of the team. The position will be largely office orientated and based around a 5 day week.

Job responsibilities will include:

Client relations
Office & Premises management
Client Invoicing & Payments
Recruitment, staff training & management
Personnel Management & HR
Overseeing Promotions & Marketing
Analysis, Targets & Budgeting
Daily Planning & team management
Premises & Practice Standards
Health & Safety
Data Entry & Running Practice Management System
Biosecurity, Admission & Discharge Records
Office administration
Assisting Vets – eg. Lab submissions, paperwork, diary management, client communications, data entry

Salary commensurate with experience.  Please apply in writing to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

   

Part time (26-30hours/week) Practice Manager – Shipley Vets, Shipley, West Yorkshire

A great opportunity for a part time practice manager has become available at Shipley Vets. Hours are negotiable

We are an established small animal practice with branches in Shipley and Idle with a reputation for friendly client focused approach

As Practice Manager you will be responsible for managing the operational efficiency of the practice including
Day to day personnel management.
Overseeing repairs and maintenance of equipment.
Insurance claims
Staff rotas
Holiday requests
Health and safety
Debt management
Strategic development.
In addition and most importantly you must have excellent people management skills.
Salary and benefits will reflect the experience of the applicant. Previous experience of the veterinary industry is preferred but not necessary.

If you would like to apply for the position please contact me at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call Laura on 07484520516

   

PRACTICE MANAGER VACANCY IN THE NEW FOREST

We are looking for a practice manager for our friendly veterinary group in the New Forest.

Midforest Vets is a long established practice in the Hampshire. This is a perfect opportunity for anyone who enjoys a varied role managing a busy multi- site veterinary group.

This vacancy has arisen due to the growth of the group and would be a great opportunity to carve this role into one of your own. You will be involved in admin duties, payroll, health plans, rotas, HR and plenty more besides working a 35-40 hour week. Above average computer skills needed. Veterinary background not essential but similar managerial experience necessary. You will also require significant experience of working in a customer facing environment.

For more info please contact us today on 07702333522 or apply to our Recruitment Manager Debbie Loding at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

   

PRACTICE MANAGER – FULL TIME GILLINGHAM, KENT

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An exciting opportunity has arisen in our small animal veterinary practice based in Gillingham, Kent. Gillingham offers excellent transport links into London and the practice is based within a busy Pets At Home store with free onsite parking.

This role would be ideally suited to a veterinary nurse looking for career development and the chance to use their experience in an alternative role! The successful candidate will assist the Business Development Manager 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 skills/experience
• Administrative and organisational skills
• Previous experience of HR, finance and business management
• Excellent communication skills
• Attention to detail
• Strong customer service drive and experience

You will be joining a friendly team of 1.5 vets, 2 registered veterinary nurses and 3 receptionists. The practice is purpose built with separate dog/cat/isolation wards, 3 consult rooms and theatre. This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with the Business Development Manager in growing, improving and managing the business.

This rewarding position is full time involving a weekend rota.

In return, we offer:

• Competitive salary (£20,000 - £28,000 dependent on experience)
• Pension scheme
• Network and support of other Practice Managers within the group
• Exclusive colleague discounts including Pets at Home discount card
• Pastoral care, emotional wellbeing and support

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

To apply, please send your CV to the Business Development Manager, Mary Ferguson at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

   

Experienced Practice Manager - Essex

Exciting opportunity has arisen within Palmerston Veterinary Group for an experienced practice manager with strong leadership skills to drive our 3 site Hospital practice in Essex.

This role is a combination of effective management of the day to day running of a busy practice together with HR function, business development and enhancement of current client services. Palmerston Veterinary Group is a member of VetPartners which creates great opportunity for collaboration, career development and support.

This is a full time permanent position with a competitive salary dependent on experience. Key responsibilities:
· Strategic Management
· Personnel Management & HR
· General Practice Management
· Internal and External Communication

The ideal candidate must have:
· Confidence with all aspects of personnel management including; appraisals, staff motivation and leadership
· Some knowledge of HR policy
· Previous experience of running a practice would be desirable
· Strong communication and focus on delivering exceptional customer service
· Have proven success in business development and change management skills.
· Recognise the importance of financial drivers.
· Understanding the appropriate use of marketing, communications and PR to support local reputation and drive business.

This is an exciting position for a confident and driven individual with a passion and ability to grow and develop the business. The individual must be approachable and supportive to the team they lead.

Applications to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

   

Practice Manager - Essex

Practice Manager required for busy and expanding equine (6 clinicians) & small animal practice (2 clinicians), based in Essex.

The successful candidate must have managerial experience & equestrian knowledge, however experience in the veterinary industry is not essential.

We are looking for a highly motivated person who is resourceful, has exceptional organisational, planning and strong leadership skills, who will work closely with our office/nursing team to deliver excellent customer service. This role will involve day to day, management of the practice, business development and HR.

Package includes a generous salary dependent on experience, 29 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays), and a Company Pension. CPD is encouraged.

Below is a summary of the duties that would be expected of the successful candidate:

  • Ensuring the smooth running of the practice.
  • Making decisions on the day to day running of the practice
  • Operational planning
  • Client debt control
  • Recruitment
  • Staff training
  • Staff management
  • Marketing
  • Human resource management
  • Management of all supplier contracts including insurance policies, equipment and Building
      Maintenance and utility contracts.
  • Responsibility for health and safety compliance across the practice.
  • Responding to the Director, staff and client queries
  • Covering reception as and when needed
  • General administrative tasks including managing the website and social media platforms

Please email applications or any requests for further information to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it