P/T Practice Manager – Hawkedon & Homefield Road Vets, Haverhill, Suffolk

An exciting and rare opportunity has arisen to join the leadership team at Hawkedon & Homefield on a permanent basis! You would be working alongside an experienced team including our two clinical directors and another part time practice manager. We are looking for someone to join our team for ideally 20-24 hours per week over a 4-day week, however we can be flexible on days and timings depending on the candidate.

Day to day duties would include:

  • Promoting business development
  • Leadership of the team
  • Handling HR incidents
  • Processing Payroll, scheduling of staff, absence management, approval of holiday requests and arranging adequate cover
  • Recruitment
  • Debt management
  • Handling complaints
  • Help maintain practice standards
  • Promote growth of employees as individuals as well as a team

About Hawkedon & Homefield Vets

We are a two-branch practice based in the Suffolk countryside. Our Hawkedon branch is a busy mixed practice based in a picturesque Suffolk village treating both small animal and equine patients, whilst our Homefield Road surgery is a purpose-built small animal clinic boasting impressive and spacious facilities. We have the ability to offer in house diagnostics Lab and radiograph suite which is equipped with ultrasound, digital x-ray, endoscopy as well as dental x-ray. We pride ourselves on providing an excellent standard of care to both our patients and clients.

About the team

Our team consists of 6 vets, 5 nurses, 1 student nurse, 2 nursing assistants and a dedicated reception team all consisting of varying ages and experience. We aim to put client care at the forefront of everything we do and encourage a supportive and nurturing team environment. As part of IVC Evidensia we are a BAME & LGBTQ+ inclusive employer and would encourage candidates from all minorities and diversities to apply for this role.

Because our employees matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from –

Work-life balance

•    6.6 weeks annual leave
•    Your birthday as a paid day off


•    Private medical insurance
•    Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
•    Cycle to Work scheme
•    Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
•    Non-accidental injury support


•    Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
•    Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
•    All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
•    All our Vets get £1250 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
•    Infection Prevention and Control Programme
•    Quality Improvement Programme


•    Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
•    Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
•    Discounted staff pet care

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If you’ve got this far, thank you for your interest! To be part of our exceptional team or discuss any of our clinical vacancies please contact Taylor Findlay, Talent Partner for a confidential chat on taylor.findlay@ivcevidensia.com / 07977 243 724.

Permanent, Part time
Salary up to £35,000 pro rata DOE

Posted on 07/02/2024

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