• Location: Middlesex

  • Salary: up to £40,000 depending on experience

  • Reference: JT-25371

  • Job type: Permanent Jobs

  • Expires: 2024-06-11

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Practice Manager to join our client’s team at a small animal practice in Middlesex.

This is a brand-new role responsible for supporting the non-clinical day-to-day running a busy practice as well as managing and leading a team of Veterinary Surgeons, Nurses and support staff.

The successful candidate will carry out varied administrative and client care duties with a strong emphasis on leading and supporting the team, creating a one team approach onsite with your regional colleagues.

The Role

  • Monday to Friday – no out-of-hours, weekends or bank holidays – 09:00am-5:30pm

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary up to £40,000 depending on experience
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Improved Maternity and Paternity Leave

And more!


  • In this role you will assist with financial and operational performance of the hospital as well as the overall team performance and engagement
  • Work to improve and maintain clinical standards, in line with the RCVS Practice Standards Scheme
  • Review rotas and ensure correct staffing levels, liaising with regional rota management to organise cover if needed, and ensure appropriate diary management
  • Oversee the non-clinical day-to-day running and organisation of the Hospital services and team, including building and equipment maintenance and stock control
  • Monitor TOIL and time management + night staff commission
  • Maintain correct Health and Safety protocols and documentation
  • All aspects of line manager duties to include managing individual and team performance; conducting reviews such as 1:1 catch ups, probation reviews, etc
  • Explore, review and implement any essential changes following team or client feedback, as required, replying to complaints
  • Organise and minute staff meetings, including critical event reviews and clinical audits
  • Oversee the debt management and accounts, direct line management of the accounts administrator

Skills and Experience

  • The successful candidate would need to consistently demonstrate strong organisational and leadership skills, with a keen eye for detail and a passion for developing their colleagues and the practice
  • A natural leader, who is proactive, approachable and able to communicate confidently with people at all levels, building strong relationships with both colleagues and clients
  • You would need to be confident in your own abilities to make balanced decisions under pressure; considering patients, owners and the business, and able to prioritise work based on deadlines and importance.
  • Nursing or other veterinary background beneficial
  • Previous, recent experience in a management/leadership roles required

If you are interested or would like to apply for this position, please submit your CV.

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