Group Practice Manager -The Barn Animal Hospital, Paynes Meadow, Basingstoke, Hants

As group practice manager you will look after the day-to-day running and overall development of the businesses. Responsible for coordinating business opportunities, client and staff feedback and assisting with personnel management. Formulating plans, implementing with a “can do” attitude, demonstrating flexibility and problem-solving skills, whilst nurturing a supportive and people centered approach. Maintaining the Practice and Group core values is central to the role.

Required skills include

  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Highly organised with the ability to multi-task and plan and prioritise effectively in accordance with business needs
  • Able to manage projects through to completion, meeting or exceeding deadlines and targets
  • Able to manage and forecast budgets.

You will be working alongside an experienced team of vets, nurses and receptionists across the practices, all aiming towards providing the highest standards of care while, maximising convenience, reducing customer effort and bond clients to the Practice.

You will ideally have previous experience in a client care environment, have experience of leadership and coaching skills, plus the ability to manage and forecast budgets.

Hours and package

  • Full-time role worked across 2 sites over 5 days
  • Salary of up to £43,000 (negotiable D.O.E.)


  • 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD programmes
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme
  • Wellness programme including:
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Eyecare voucher scheme
  • Free annual Flu jab
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Recruitment referral reward scheme.

At Linnaeus, we are committed to supporting the physical and mental health of all our Associates. We have an amazing team of Mental Health First Aiders (MHFA) across our practices and central support office in addition to a confidential Employee Assistance Programme which is available for everyone. For more information, click here.

About Us

You will be working across two of our well-established brands, The Barn Animal Hospital is a purpose-built, RCVS accredited animal centre on the edge of Lychpit, Basingstoke and Cathcart & Winn Veterinary Hospital is a well-established, Tier 3 small animal hospital in Farnham, Surrey.

Part of an amazing global family 

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 Veterinary Health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets.

Our Associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team. Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

Linnaeus is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, we are committed to fostering a culture that is inclusive and diverse for all our associates.

To apply, please follow this link. Alternatively, for more information please contact Paige on or call 07708478484.

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