• Location: Cardiff

  • Salary: £35,000 – £44,000

  • Reference: JT-23347

  • Sector: Vet Nurse Job

  • Job type: Permanent Jobs

  • Expires: 2023-07-13

Following an internal promotion, our client – a veterinary Hospital based in Cardiff – are looking to recruit a new Hospital Manager with an OOH/team focus to help lead the team.

The Role

  • Hospital Manager – full time permanent position
  • 40 hours per week
  • This would mostly be Mon-Fri as standard but would require some evenings/nights/weekends, so flexibility is a must

Responsibilities of this role include:

  • Working to improve and maintain clinical standards, in line with the RCVS Practice Standards Scheme
  • To oversee the day-to-day running and organisation of the hospital services and team
  • All aspects of line manager duties to include managing individual and team performance
  • To liaise and work alongside the Practice Managers and Clinical Directors
  • Being a primary contact for the OOH User Practices, which would include attending both new and existing practices to promote the company services
  • To explore, review and implement any essential changes following team or client feedback, as required
  • This position would be mostly non-clinical but would require the ability to step in clinically where necessary, so RVN or MRCVS would be essential
  • The successful candidate would also be required to be flexible to work various shifts, including some nights and weekends, to provide support to the OOH team as needed

Key Skills

  • 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 Company
  • A natural leader, who is proactive, approachable and able to communicate confidently with people at all levels
  • They would need to be confident in own abilities to make balanced decisions under pressure; considering patients, owners and the business, and able to prioritise work based on deadlines and importance


  • RVN or MRCVS qualification required, ideally with Hospital/Referral experience
  • Previous, recent experience in a management role would be understandably desirable but support and training opportunities will be provided

Salary and Benefits

  • £35,000 – £44,000 salary – dependant on experience/role/proportion of OOH worked
  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays – options to buy and sell
  • Sick pay of 2 weeks full pay and 2 weeks half pay
  • CPD funded- dependent on qualifications
  • VDS and RCVS fees paid, as well as two additional professional subscriptions
  • Workplace Pension
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity cover
  • Wellbeing support
  • Health Insurance via Group Payroll Deduct
  • Life Insurance at 1 x Annual Salary

And more!

If you are interested or would like to apply for this position, please submit your CV and Cover Letter to jthompson@glvets.com or call Joel Thompson on 0117 329 3900.

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