Practice Director – Dave Cumber Vets, Weymouth, Dorset

Are you a dynamic and driven individual with a passion for leadership and management? Do you thrive in a service-driven environment? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to become our Practice Director at our idyllic seaside veterinary practice in Weymouth on the beautiful Dorset coast.

This is a full-time role working 8:30 pm – 5 pm, Monday-Friday.Your day-to-day 

Leadership Duties:

  • Be the ambassador of our culture, values, and employer brand.
  • Provide leadership, guidance, development, and appraisals to all employees.
  • Lead by example, demonstrating professional conduct.

Management Duties:

  • Collaborate with your practice leadership team to ensure the financial performance of the practice meets budget goals.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures, including HR, H&S, financial, GDPR, compliance, and security.
  • Manage staff rotas, including out-of-hours provision, to meet legal and professional responsibilities.

HR Duties:

  • Collaborate with our Talent Team to recruit new employees fairly and transparently.
  • Utilize the IVC HR system for HR and personnel matters.

Finance/Marketing Management:

  • Oversee finance management within the practice, including monitoring performance trends and fees.
  • Manage stock levels and reordering.
  • Maintain the integrity of the PMS system and financial controls.
  • Marketing and Business Development:
  • Plan and promote practice promotional events, such as Pet Health Plans and educational evenings.


  • Collaborate with the Clinical Lead to ensure adherence to pricing policies and clinical audits.
  • Maintain RCVS Practice Standards Scheme registration.
  • Set clinical objectives aligned with IVC Clinical guidelines.
  • Ensure compliance with legal obligations related to veterinary medicinal products.

Discover our Fantastic Weymouth Practice!

  • Located in Weymouth, a seaside town with easy access to the beach and nearby attractions.
  • Convenient public transport options to larger towns and London.
  • Our purpose-built veterinary hospital offers advanced equipment and facilities.
  • Join a dedicated team of 4 vets, 16 nurses, a Practice Manager, and 9 receptionists.
  • Degree education is a plus, but not essential. Management experience in a service-driven environment is preferred.
  • Strong people skills and a proven track record of delivering results are essential.

Salary up to £45,000 depending on experience 

If you are ready to take on a leadership role in a picturesque coastal setting and contribute to the success of our practice, we would love to hear from you! Apply now to be a part of our friendly and dynamic team. Your journey to excellence starts here.

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