About the role

Our regional management teams ensure the Medivet community runs as smoothly as possible. As the essential link between practices and Support Centre, you’ll help our people work together efficiently and effectively in everything we do.

What is Clinical Operations?

Our Clinical Operations team offers practice management on a greater scale. Run by a team of qualified Veterinary Surgeons and Registered Veterinary Nurses, they oversee and manage a wide range of areas, including stock, staffing, financial performance, health and safety, recruitment and strategy. As part of this team, you’ll help all our Medivet practices run successfully and perform to the best of their ability.

Our Regional Directors form part of our Clinical Operations team and typically cover up to 20 clinics within a geographical region. This non-clinical role is supported by up to two Area Managers, a Deputy Head of Clinical Operations and the Head of Clinical Operations.

As a Regional Director, you’ll be responsible for the Area Managers within your region, providing a direct link between your practices and our Watford-based Support Centre. You’ll take ownership of recruitment – particularly that of Veterinary Surgeons – budgets, authorisations and integrating new Medivet practices in your area. You’ll also take care of managing staff and clinic performance, reports, finance and hosting key operational meetings.

In this full-time, field-based role, you’ll work on average 45 hours per week with some flexibility to help practices outside your normal hours when needed (with time off in lieu). You’ll use your attention to detail and experience in managing large teams to solve problems and provide essential support to practice staff.

To apply for this role, you’ll need to be an experienced Veterinary Surgeon with five to seven years’ clinical experience in practice, working at a Clinical Director or ownership level with more than 10 direct reports.

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive salary and vehicle package
  • Generous bonus scheme
  • £1,500 CPD allowance with three days, plus in-house training
  • VDS, RCVS, BVA fees paid
  • Five weeks’ annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Exclusive company discounts and reward scheme
  • Additional benefits, including 100% attendance scheme and ‘peternity’ leave

Our committed Area Managers support our Regional Directors and provide them with a direct link to the in-practice nursing teams in their area.

As well as managing the day-to-day running of practices and supporting the nursing team in all areas, you’ll take care of rotas to ensure all practices are always staffed appropriately.

To apply for this role, you’ll be a Registered Veterinary Nurse, ideally with experience working in practice as a Head Nurse or Practice Manager.

Salary and benefits:

  • Competitive salary package
  • Five weeks’ annual leave plus bank holidays
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • £300 CPD allowance with two days, plus in-house training
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards scheme
  • Additional benefits, including 100% attendance scheme and ‘peternity’ leave

Progression and development are at the heart of everything we do, and we’re dedicated to supporting our teams as they continue their careers. Through regular performance reviews and catch-ups, we provide you with a wealth of Continuing Professional Development opportunities to develop your management skills in whichever way you choose.

Find out more about career progression

Working hours in a practice can vary. You’ll work on average 45 hours per week with some flexibility to help practices outside your normal hours when needed (with time off in lieu). All working hours will be discussed with you at your interview.

Most of our practices have parking facilities for our clients. When attending an interview, please feel free to use one of the available spaces.

Our core hours are 9am to 5.30pm. Some roles may require slightly different working hours to support our colleagues in practice.

Yes. Please use the dedicated visitor parking bays. If they’re all taken, there’s on-street parking in the surrounding residential streets. Please be mindful of any parking restrictions.

Unfortunately, we can’t cover any costs incurred while attending an interview.

You’ll be asked questions about your previous experience relating to the role you’re applying for. These questions are usually scenario-based, and we may ask about a time you were involved in a similar situation.

You’ll be advised what documents and/or items to bring with you to your interview; this can vary depending on the role. If you’re not sure, our recruitment team will be happy to help.

We recommend you dress smartly unless you’re advised otherwise in the invitation.

Unfortunately, we can’t cover any costs incurred while attending an interview.

We recommend smart dress for your induction.

If you can’t find a role you want to apply for, please register your interest here and we’ll let you know when a vacancy becomes available.

Of course. Please register your interest here and we’ll let you know when a vacancy that matches your criteria becomes available.

Yes. Once you’ve applied for one role, you can select the ‘reuse application’ option on the application form for another role. There may be different questions associated with that vacancy which will need to be answered, but we’ll advise you which these may be.

Our vacancies page is updated daily, so check back regularly to find rewarding opportunities. You can also register your interest in a role to be notified of future vacancies.

Of course. We only ask that, if you’ve been invited to an interview that was unsuccessful, you wait three to six months before re-applying for the same or a similar role.

Working in Regional Management

Denise has been with us for 21 years in a variety of roles, from nursing to leadership, and is currently a Clinical Operations Manager.

Find out from Denise what it’s like to work in regional management at Medivet.