​​Practice Manager/Qualified Senior Veterinary Nurse

Location North Melbourne
Discipline: Veterinary Nurses
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £60k-$80k + Benefits
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email: sophie@lloydandcowan.com
Job ref: SGECVD
Published: 11 days ago

​Practice Manager/Qualified Senior Veterinary Nurse – Full Time (38hrs/week)

Are you interested in an exciting opportunity to lead and work with a young, close knit team in 2022?

We have an exciting opportunity with an exceptional, Independent Veterinary hospital who are a family-owned, small animal practice with a purpose-built animal hospital and a friendly, hardworking, supportive work culture in a fun environment. The team comprises of four Veterinarians and five Veterinary nurses, with a strong focus on teaching veterinary students and nurses alike.

We are looking for someone with a positive, 'can do' attitude, to lead and drive our team to provide a continuous high standard of customer service.

Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • Managing day to day operations of the clinic and client journey

  • Coaching and supporting our team of Nurses Vets and Work Placement Students

  • Overseeing stock management and ordering, practice management system and other administration duties such as client accounts

  • Working with management to assess Budgeting, Key Performance Indicators and other financial reports

  • Managing relationships with External specialists

  • Recruitment, Rostering, Staff Training, Meetings and Staff Development.

  • Maintaining a positive workplace culture

  • Community involvement, support and engagement

  • Nursing duties also required (surgical nursing, reception etc).

What you’ll bring to our team:

  • 2 + years of experience working in a Practice Manager/Team Leadership role

  • Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing (or equivalent) preferred but not essential

  • Strong Team leadership and team building skills

  • The desire to coach and support our team to maintain a positive workplace culture

  • Great communication, interpersonal and communication skills

  • Bubbly, proactive, 'can do' attitude, with the flexibility to help out the team where needed

About Us/What's on Offer:

  • They are open Monday to Friday 8:00am – 7:00pm, Saturdays 8:00am – 3:00pm, and closed on Sundays

  • They are closed on Public Holidays, with no After Hours work.

  • They are always looking to improve as a clinic and implement new ideas! We meet regularly for daily communication rounds, staff meetings, and weekly learning through the Lincoln Institute!

  • Also they have on board IM3 Dental equipment, including Dental Xray, Digital Radiography, In house Pathology, Ultrasound, Endoscopy and Anaesthesia Monitoring equipment. They also work closely with a team of Veterinary specialists and surgeons to ensure we provide the highest standard of care to our clients and their pets and perform all orthopaedic and soft tissue surgeries in-house.

  • As important as it is to learn, it’s just as important to have fun at work, especially as they work closely as a small team. They have regular team events and outings as we believe in having a work/life balance.

  • Above award rates with remuneration based upon experience. Performance based incentives also on offer.

  • You will be working Monday – Friday, with a rotating Saturday shift, shared amongst the nursing team.

If you share a passion for delivering outstanding pet healthcare and want to take a step into Leadership then Get in Touch with Sophie Today!

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Sophie on 07519119233 or email a CV to sophie@lloydandcowan.comIf this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us on 02887658068.

If you know someone else who may be interested, why not pass this advert on to them. If we successfully place someone, you've referred to us; we'll give you £200 in high street vouchers as a way of saying thank you.

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