Practice Manager Required At Abbey Vet Centre, Pelton Fell Road
up to £45,000 depending on experience
Abbey Vet Centre
Chester Le Street, County Durham, United Kingdom
Abbey Vet Centre have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to join their team as a Practice Manager. The successful candidate will support the Clinical Director in the management of the practice and the development of the business, promoting improvements and being an active member of the Management Team. You will also lead and develop the members of the reception team to ensure excellent teamwork and the delivery of a high standard of customer care.
The shift pattern covers 5 days per week between 9 am – 5:30 pm, with occasional work outside of these hours. We offer a competitive salary for this role is up to £45,000 depending on experience.
Abbey Vets are a small animal practice with two branches in Durham and Chester le Street. We're striving to be a high-end practice, that provides gold standard patient and client care and a good work-life balance for staff. We strive towards quality over quantity and continuously look to develop our services further, Our latest project is looking at what we can do with our large empty garage, so far a physiotherapy suite is our favourite!
About the Team and Culture
Our management team exists of a Clinical Director, Practice Manager, Service support manager, Head nurse and Deputy Head Nurse. We have 10 veterinary surgeons, and 12 nurses (9 qualified). We have a fabulous reception team and a great support team (insurance, debt recovery, finance). We have an internal medicine certificate holder and two vets working towards their certificate (imaging and surgery). We are keen to offer staff the opportunity to develop further, CPD and certificates are encouraged.
Experience in a managerial role preferred, must be a good people person and able to communicate effectively with a range of colleagues. The ability to prioritise and problem solve is essential. Some experience in the veterinary (or health care) industry would be an advantage but not essential.
As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.
If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch. Please quote BH6621 when you apply.
The closing date for this role is: 16th August 2022
Address: Pelton Fell Road, Chester Le Street, County Durham, United Kingdom