Regional Director – Newcastle

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Veterinary Surgeon – Regional Director

Purosearch are seeking a Veterinary Surgeon with extensive clinical experience and a strong background in managing teams of clinical staff to join a well-established nationwide veterinary group as a Regional Director for their new Newcastle region.

This is a senior leadership role providing strategic operational direction and leadership to colleagues in practices within your region, to ensure delivery against agreed performance measures. A key part of the role is ensuring that you recruit, engage & retain great colleagues to deliver exceptional clinical quality and care standards in the practices within your region, whilst maximising the financial and operational performance of the region.

Skills and Experience for the role of Regional Director:
• Solid clinical and management background in private or corporate small animal practice, with a strong grasp of the commercial requirements of successful practice
• Experience managing multiple veterinary practices and teams
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential
• Desire and ability to learn quickly
• Strong team player with ability to work independently
• Experience and aptitude for leadership – ability to motivate and inspire others!
• Experience recruiting, managing, and producing performance reviews for Veterinary Surgeons.
• Knowledge and decision making in budgeting and plan making scenarios.

Key accountabilities:
• Provide support and advice to all practices in the region
• Proactively support a culture of putting my clients’ pets, clients and colleagues first, and always going the extra mile.
• Build positive, respectful, trusting relationships which will ensure strong levels of employee engagement.
• Problem solve regional issues whilst working together with your team of Area Managers, Clinical Operations colleagues & Divisional Support colleagues
• Encourage nurturing and development of our future Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Nurses

The Package:
• Fantastic Salary
• Excellent annual leave
• Flexible working or working from home options wherever possible
• Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
• CPD allowance
• Exclusive company discounts and rewards scheme
• Plenty of development opportunities and training opportunities including to achieve qualifications or diversify your skills, building your potential into a satisfying career.
• Vehicle or Vehicle Allowance Provided

To hear more about this fantastic opportunity, please contact Lorna Vasey on 01904 570056 or send your up to date CV to

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