Hospital Manager – Mandeville Veterinary Hospital, Northolt

Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you consider yourself dynamic with a proven track record in managing a team? This exciting and varied role would ideally suit an experienced veterinary manager with the skills to manage and lead a talented and driven team of vets, nurses and receptionists in a large first opinion veterinary hospital. A clinical background would be advantageous and previous experience in the management of a hospital or larger practice is preferred. We are looking for an astute and personable individual to join us on our journey. The Goddard Veterinary Group is a people focused practice with clinics throughout Greater London. Arthur Goddard started the business in 1952 and we now have 44 branches, 3 hospitals, and our own nursing college. We believe that life is better with pets and want to see a world enriched by the people-pet bond, so we deliver high quality care for people and their pets. We have a great reputation for looking after our colleagues; over 20% of our team have been with us 10 years or more. Please take a few minutes to look at our numerous 4 and 5-star reviews on Indeed. Based at the Mandeville Veterinary Hospital in Northolt and reporting to the Regional Manager, you will be working with a large, dedicated team of Veterinary Surgeons, Nurses, Students, Nursing Assistants and Receptionists. Our ideal candidate must have the following key competencies which are aligned with our commitments:
  • Strong organisational and time-management abilities to manage a driven hospital team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • A caring but can-do attitude
  • Proven skills in managing and developing a team
  • Experience in delivering excellent client care
  • Enthusiasm for promoting and achieving gold standard best practice
  • Working to agreed budgets, identifying, and implementing opportunities
The salary for our Hospital Manager role is in the region of £35,000 £45,000 per annum, depending on experience. We have a great benefits package including:
  • Simply Health which provides cashback/refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropractic fees, and more.
  • 24hr Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Generous shopping/leisure discounts (never pay full price in all the major shops and cinemas again!).
  • Great colleague pet discount scheme.
  • Paid BVNA membership, RCVS and VDS fees where appropriate
  • Colleague Introduction incentive
  • 6.6 weeks annual leave per year (inclusive of Bank Holidays)
You will be working with a great company which really cares value all of our colleagues and our forward-looking approach means we have introduced a Colleague Forum to listen to our peers views, as well as monthly Town Hall meetings, communicating real time updates, taking polls with live Q&As to ensure were making the right, collaborative decisions for our people. All our senior managers are Mental Health First Aid trained and we offer Wellness plans for all our new starters.