Branch Manager – Ballygawley Veterinary Clinic (BVC) Farm Vets, Co. Tyrone

We have a fantastic opportunity for a full time Branch Manager at Ballgawley!

We are a progressive practice that accommodates for the surrounding  farmers veterinary needs. From our origins in 2000 with two farm vets and one admin staff and one branch, we now have three branches, nine vets and 15 support staff. We now wish to employ a branch manager for our busy Ballygawley site, with an immediate start date.

What you’ll do

As a Branch Manager you will manage the day-to-day activity and grow a successful care team who individually deliver personal care services to our service users. In the running of the branch, you will be accountable for ensuring the correct number of suitably qualified care workers are available to meet the service demands, that the care work is of the required standard and that all processes are followed and correctly controlled and documented. You will also be responsible for compliance for quality internally and for regulators and contract holders.

The branch opening hours are:

Mon- Fri 9am- 6pm and Sat from 9am-4pm – Working hours 42.5 per week.

This position is practice based and the likely candidate will be expected to work a Saturday on rota. A day off in lieu will be given for this.

The Branch Manager will be answerable to the Practice Manager and Clinical Director.

Benefits of working for us

As well as a salary in the range of £28.5k, as part of the CVS group we’re proud to be able to offer a whole host of benefits:

  • CPD and further studies funded and encouraged.
  • Up to 7 weeks annual leave plus Bank Holidays (or equivalent) with our Buy/Sell holiday scheme – allowing you to purchase an additional two weeks of annual leave.
  • Long Service Holiday – Receive extra days leave each year in your first 5 years at CVS.
  • Workplace pension scheme.
  • CVS Refresh – one of our health and wellbeing rewards. Our teams receive a weekly allowance to spend on tasty treats or fitness classes!
  • Mental Health first aiders. Our people are at the heart of what we do and your health & wellbeing matters!
  • Maternity / Adoption Pay – 10 weeks full pay and 10 weeks half pay.
  • Paternity Pay and Shared Parental Leave.
  • Cycle to work scheme, saving 25-39% on a bike and accessories!
  • Discounted pet treatments.
  • Employee Assistance Programme: 24/7 365 days a year helpline to support you and your immediate family when you need it the most.
  • Discounted UK gym membership with Gym Flex.
  • Save as you Earn Scheme (SAYE).

Essential Criteria:

  • Driving licence
  • Good communication Skills- Knowledge of the farming sector preferable
  • Flexible: Be prepared to work between our three branches when necessary and work a Saturday on rota.
  • Team Player- work well with the existing long standing team.

You will need to be an efficient, organised and experienced manager who is passionate about providing the best in community care with solid understanding of the statutory and regulatory framework relating to the group’s range of services. With experience of managing a high number of care hours per week, you will also need good budget, business management and commercial skills to succeed in this role and grow the business.

BVC Farm Vets: Ballygawley / Pomeroy / Blackwater 11, Church Street, Ballygawley, Co. Tyrone. BT70 2HA.

Ready to apply?

To apply for this role, click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below. For more information, please contact our  Practice Manager Kathy McCaffrey on E: or call the practice on: 02885567150

Please do not delay in submitting your application for this role. With some roles that are urgent or receiving high volume of applicants, we may interview and conclude the process prior to the closing date of the advertisement

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