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Practice Director - Castle Veterinary Surgeons - Barnard Castle

3 weeks ago

Competitive Salary Plus Benefits

Castle Veterinary Surgeons


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Barnard Castle, County Durham, United Kingdom

Are you a dedicated, innovative and successful leader with proven people management and commercial skills?  

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced manager, with a proven track record, to join us as at Castle Veterinary Surgeons, Co. Durham, as our Practice Director.

You will enjoy working with our welcoming team and will have the opportunity to help drive our practice standards forwards, while supporting and motivating our amazing team.  

Reporting to the Regional Director you will have overall responsibility for the financial and clinical performance of the practice. You will also be responsible leading our team of veterinary surgeons, veterinary nurses, patient care assistants, receptionists and administrators.

The Practice Director role would suit a qualified Registered Veterinary Nurse with clinical experience, alongside previous management experience. The ideal candidate will have financial understanding of running a business and be experienced in budgeting, P&L interpretation and have a vision to grow a business by introducing new services.

Other responsibilities to include:

To work in partnership with the Senior Vets, Practice Administrators, Head Nurse and Reception team to optimise service to clients and patients in order to develop the business
To deliver and maintain the highest standards of governance in relation to clinical meetings, CPD, clinical development planning and creating clinical frameworks, clinical audit and recording of unexpected clinical events
To be responsible for creating and delivering the practice budget with the Regional Director
To manage performance of the clinical and non-clinical staff

To be successful you will be able to demonstrate:

The ability to communicate clearly with a range of people at differing levels, deploying a range of techniques to do this effectively
The ability to energise, shape and direct teams
Proven experience supporting and developing staff to deliver business goals, preferably within the Veterinary Industry however this is not essential
Fluency in interpreting a wide range of financial information to inform decision-making & action-planning and communicating financial information
Other commercial experience including business development and marketing
Excellent IT skills, including Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint

What we can offer you:

Attractive salary
Up to 7 weeks holiday plus Bank Holidays (with the buy and sell holiday scheme)
Generous CPD allowance/certificate funding
Paid professional fees
Employee Assistance Programme - our people are our strongest asset
Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption leave benefit
Discounted staff pet care plan
Pension scheme
Recommend a Friend scheme
Perkbox, offering a variety of staff discounts for retail and entertainment venues across the county
Other benefits include cycle to work scheme/reduced gym membership/pension/Sharesave and others...

To complete an online application for this fantastic role, please click Apply Now and include your CV and cover letter

Address: Montalbo Road, Barnard Castle, County Durham, United Kingdom

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