Positions Vacant

Positions Vacant2018-11-09T16:56:39+00:00

Positions Vacant

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We can offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and a fantastic opportunity for career development

Independent Vetcare is the fastest growing Veterinary Group in the UK.  We have come together out of our desire to pool resources, skills and knowledge. We believe in local management and clinical quality is at the heart of everything we do. Our company has strong core values of integrity, loyalty, respect for its staff and clients.  Due to the rapid growth of our group, we need an additional Business Support Manager to join our central support team. This is a key role where you will be responsible for supporting and advising all of the veterinary practices in your area and providing a close link between our Clinical Directors and the central team (finance, marketing, purchasing, HR, property and IT).  You will also be helping new practices integrate successfully into the larger group.

You could be currently working as a Practice Manager or in the industry, in a field based role, or you may already be undertaking a similar role in a parallel industry.  With excellent people management and influencing skills you will be involved in improving operational performance, helping sites problem-solve and providing them with commercial acumen when required. You must be living in the South East to be able to apply.

We are looking for someone with the following:

  •  Experience of vet industry or other similar clinical background
  •  Self-motivated and track record of independent working
  •  Ability to embrace change and be flexible as the group evolves
  •  Experience of management responsibilities
  •  Warm communicator with strong people skills
  •  Good appreciation of Human Resources and Health & Safety issues
  •  Microsoft Excel and Word skills
  •  Some flexibility with working hours and place of work required. The role will require travel.

Please contact our Recruitment Manager, Debbie Loding, for more information on 07702333522 or send you CV and covering letter to dloding@independentvetcare.co.uk

Advert placed 09.11.18


Area Manager – Richmond, Greater London

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Area Manager to join our team at Medivet in Richmond.

This is an exciting role and the successful candidate will be responsible for visiting different practices’ within the region, and helping manage the day-to-day smooth running of the group.

This is a busy, varied role which would suit a confident, enthusiastic and organised individual who works well both within a team and independently.

As an Area Manager, your duties will include:

  • Management and planning of the practice rotas
  • Recruitment, regular staff reviews, development of a Personal Development Plan for all members of your team.
  • Liaising with regional and practice partners regarding management and personnel of the practice
  • Clinical governance and performance/quality management
  • Ensure the practice complies with health and safety legislation as directed by Medivet’s health and safety officer
  • Working closely with a Regional Director to form an effective team

Essential skills required for this role include:

  • Previous veterinary nursing or veterinary practice experience
  • A passion for veterinary practice, and the ability to make a difference
  • A caring but can-do attitude
  • Amazing people management skills
  • Good time management and an ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to motivate and encourage others
  • A creative and open mind to deal with challenges in a novel way
  • Computer literate
  • Clear communication with both colleagues and clients
  • Full UK driver’s license
  • Animal lover!

Hours of work are Mon–Fri: 9:00am–5:30pm with occasional out-of-hours work to attend meetings with time off in lieu.

For further information or to apply, please email your CV and cover letter to William at vetrecruitment@medivet.co.uk

Advert placed 09.11.18


Seadown Veterinary Services is looking for a Business and HR manager. This lead role within our management structure will focus on HR management, business development, and the enhancement of our current client services; working closely with the Directors and key management personnel.  Seadown is an RCVS accredited Small Animal Hospital, and Equine clinic with 65+ staff, located in the New Forest, Hampshire and as a member of the XL Veterinary Group has a strong Independent ethos.

Ideal candidates should have:

·         Experience within the veterinary industry

·         HR management experience

·         Strong business and customer service acumen

·         Excellent communication and administrative skills

·         The focus, drive and passion to empower the teams within the practice


This fulltime position offers an exciting opportunity to help drive a large business with a family team atmosphere forwards; providing our clients with the very best in clinical services whilst achieving the financial strength to re-invest in our staff / facilities to ensure a strong and bright future.

The position commands an attractive salary package, commensurate with experience.

Applications / enquiries via email to: gs.moffat@seadownvets.co.uk

Closing date for applications 30th November 2018.

Website: www.seadownvets.co.uk

Advert placed 30.10.18


Southfields Veterinary Specialists is currently recruiting for a Business Relationship Manager, that will work directly with the key stakeholders to ensure Southfields Veterinary Specialists provide exceptional care, foster excellent relationships and support our colleagues – ensuring our core values and commitment to excellence are provided at all times.

 To provide exceptional customer service to referring vets and practices, improving customer satisfaction to achieve so as to manage and grow our customer base – referring vets and clients

To have ongoing relationship management of our referring practices including developing those relationships and identifying further opportunities to enlarge business opportunities through regular visits to them

To originate new business and build the number of regularly referring practices

To monitor the referral practice database for retention and satisfaction to identify trends and provide action plans

To build the individual profile so as to be the contact point for vet practices, along with the Client Care Manager

To carry out visits to customers and potential customers

To develop our marketing strategy and plan with the Marketing Manager and Management teams

To ensure client satisfaction with the out of hours service and find potential new user practices

To support the implementation of the marketing plan

To develop and implement our continuing professional development programme

To develop and manage a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system

MRCVS and RVN qualification desirable.

 To apply please visit: https://southfields.co.uk/en-GB/recruitment/ or contact: daniel.hogan@southfields.co.uk

Advert placed 29.10.18


Veterinary Project Co-ordinator required to join Independent Vetcare – Home Based

 One of the fastest growing veterinary groups in the UK with over 600 veterinary practices, Independent Vet Care is looking for a Veterinary Project Trainer to support the Veterinary Project Team at a practice level.

 We are looking for a self-motivated organised individual, with a “can do” attitude and excellent communication skills. The role will involve delivering training and presenting to practices and regional meetings.  Ongoing support via email and telephone is also needed so the ability to build relationships is important.  The position reports to the Veterinary Project Manager, and will be part of the marketing team.

 This is a home based role but with some travel and overnight stays required. The successful candidate will have excellent presentation and relationship management skills and be registered with the RCVS.

 Please send your CV to gcalixte-holdsworth@independentvetcare.co.uk or call 07719421361 for more information.

Advert placed 08.10.18


The role of a Practice Manager near York calls for an enthusiastic, professional and respectful person who can take a high degree of responsibility and maintain confidentiality.  They will be performing an essential function in the day-to-day running of the business, and in liaising between the directors, staff, clients, business links and statutory bodies. Applicants must have a good knowledge of English language and mathematics, with strong IT, HR and business management experience.  

Candidates should be imaginative and possess a positive and proactive approach along with strong organisational and team-leading skills.  They should be prepared to expand their knowledge through distant and local CPD.  They should be able to take charge of situations, as well as delegating to others and can problem solve.  Excellent interpersonal skills are essential in dealing with staff and clients, sometimes in stressful situations. 

Health and Safety, office and premises management and an awareness of financial management are also important.  Having the ability to build and maintain positive customer relationships is required alongside original and forward-thinking marketing skills. 

A flexible, proactive and positive approach is a prerequisite, whilst previous experience in the veterinary sector would be desirable to ensure the effective and efficient running of the group and its staff.

Sheriff Hutton is 6 miles North of the Historic, but vibrant City of York, is on the edge of the Howardian Hills and within a few miles of the North Yorks Moors National Park. To apply, please forward your CV and covering letter to Hannah Caldecourt, hannah.caldecourt@originanimal.com or contact 01306 770581.

Advert placed 24.09.18


An exciting opportunity has arisen with Bromyard Vets for an individual with strong leadership skills to take on the role of Practice Manager. 

Working collaboratively with our team and combining effective management of the day to day running of a busy veterinary practice together with HR function, business development and enhancement of current client services The ideal candidate would have experience within the veterinary sector, strong communication skills and focus on delivering exceptional customer service are of equal importance.

This is a role for an ambitious, energetic and hardworking person. The individual must be approachable, supportive and help empower our team with a positive can-do attitude.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategic business and financial development of the practice;
  • HR and personnel management and leadership;
  • Internal and external communication;
  • Responsibility for daily practice functionality and operational logistics.
  • The position commands an attractive salary package, commiserate with experience

Applications for part-time welcomed. Applications should be sent to Kerry Flamank by email with CV and covering letter to kerry.flamank@bromyardvets.co.uk by 15th October 2018.  www.bromyardvets.co.uk

Advert placed 24.09.18


Practice Manager Opportunity at Amery Vets in Alton, Hampshire

Amery Vets is a successful small business that has recently joined the IVC group. The practice is well established in the Alton, Bordon and Grayshott areas and we pride ourselves on providing the very best customer care.

 The successful candidate will work closely supporting the Clinical Director to continue to ensure the practices deliver exceptional client care and staff care. You will also be involved and responsible for the smooth running and growth of the business.

 Working at Amery vets is always fulfilling and no two days are the same. Your team are kind, enthusiastic, and driven to do the best for their clients and patients. You should have strong people management skills, organisational and planning skills. In addition, you need to have excellent communication skills, attention to detail, problem solving skills and a strong customer service orientation.

 To apply for this position, please send your CV to dloding@independentvetcare.co.uk or call 07702333522 for more information.

Advert placed 24.09.18


Practice Manager Opportunity at Heath Vets in Cardiff

Working with the two Clinical Directors your role as practice manager is to manage the day-to-day operation of the practice, deliver exceptional customer service, engage and support colleagues and help manage the commercial budget.Experience of managing a team and being commercially or business minded is preferred but training support can be provided to the right candidate. The role is mainly based at our main branch but you will at times visit our other branches, therefore transport is essential.

Responsibilities include:

People management, client service, office and cost management and compliance.

To apply please send your CV to cchallinor@independentvetcare.co.uk

or call 07741652975.

Advert placed 24.09.18