Our client is a first opinion small animal practice located in the picturesque countryside of the Chilterns, perfect for horse riding, cycling, and walking. The clinic is surrounded by golf clubs and country parks like Wendover Woods, Black Park and Langley Park, all while being within an easy commute of London. The practice is easily commutable from Watford, Slough and High Wycombe.
The practice is a fully equipped and modernised RCVS accredited practice striving to achieve the highest standard of care in South Buckinghamshire. This is a 4 branch group all located in close proximity to each other. They are constantly evolving to suit their patients needs and client’s expectations, and have a full suite of endoscopic equipment, laparoscopic equipment for bitch spays, ultrasound scanners, DR and CR Radiography, Class 4 Lasers, 11 consult rooms across their sites and an in-house labs.
The team is made up of 19 Veterinary Surgeons, 16 Registered Veterinary Nurse’s, 6 Student Veterinary Nurses, 2 Veterinary Auxiliary and 15 Reception staff. There is also have an extensive support team, consisting of a Practice Manager, 2 Clinical Directors, a Team Development Manager, a Head of Clinical Services, an Admin Manager, a Group Nursing Manager, a Group Clinical Manager, a Facilities and Cremations Manager, an Insurance Co-ordinator and 2 Office staff.
As a practice they strongly believe in providing the team members with a nurturing and caring environment. They actively encourage and fully support team members’ professional ambitions by providing opportunities to develop with regular well-funded CPD. Career progression has always been an important part of the ethos, as they feel that every team member should be given the opportunity to progress in one way or another. In the past new graduates progress to Heads of Departments, progress to Clinical Directors and now one of the Clinical Directors is progressing to Area Director.
This role is predominately a leadership role, supporting the Heads of Departments, holding 1-2-1 catch ups with each HoD, attending, and chairing various meetings and holding weekly strategy meetings with fellow Clinical Directors and the Practice Manager. There will also be some management tasks, such as assessing profit and loss sheets, CAPEX requests, price changes etc. But there is also still plenty of time (about 40% of your week) for clinical work. Clinical interests are encouraged but not essential. The salary for this role is £75,000.
For more information on this role or if you would like to apply then please contact Juliep@brightleaf.co.uk or give me a call on 01422 433900.
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