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Head of Veterinary Services Vacancy – Maternity Cover

About the role

This is a fixed term contract for the maternity cover for The Head of Veterinary Services based in our Inchicore clinic which has state-of-the-art facilities.  As Head of Veterinary Services you will be responsible for the day-to-day management and leadership of a well- established and talented veterinary team of twelve in the Inchicore clinic.  You will also be responsible for the delivery of our service through our mobile clinic teams.

This is a hands-on role and between two to three weekday mornings, you will be performing surgery and consultations at the Inchicore clinic, with occasional mobile clinic work also.

Reporting to and working closely with our CEO and management team, you will be responsible for our veterinary services planning and resources. Your role will be integral to ensuring as many pets as possible benefit from our services whilst keeping within budgets, maintaining a low-cost approach through seeking discounts, sponsorship, and benefit-in- kind where possible.

How to apply:

A full job description can be found here.

Please email your CV with a covering letter, highlighting your relevant skills and experience, and why this position interests you to our CEO, Chris Conneely; chris.conneely@bluecross.ie

If you’d like to learn more about the role or speak to our current HOVS directly, please email Laura Mock; laura.mock@bluecross.ie

 

Volunteer Mobile Clinic Drivers Wanted

We are currently recruiting for Volunteer Mobile Clinic Drivers to join our amazing Volunteer team.

You must have a current C1 drivers licence, and be able to commit to one evening per week.

Overview of the Volunteer Mobile Veterinary Unit Driver

Our Volunteer Drivers drive The Irish Blue Cross Mobile Veterinary Units  to locations within Dublin from our central base at Inchicore.

The clinics commence at 6.00pm and operate until 8.30pm approximately. The Mobile Veterinary Unit will need to be picked up from the central base approximately an hour ahead of the clinic start time to allow time to reach the destination, taking traffic and other variables into consideration.

On arrival, the driver will assist in a general capacity with the queue of clients and when the clinic is finished, he/she will drive the vehicle back to base and lock it up.

Locations of Evening Service

There are ten regular weekly evening-time locations, Monday to Friday, as follows:

Monday – Cabra and Tallaght

Tuesday – Crumlin and Blanchardstown

Wednesday – Ballyfermot, Ballybrack and Smithfield

Thursday – Finglas and Walkinstown

Friday – Whitehall

This is a great opportunity to join a highly dedicated team, whilst helping thousands of sick and injured animals each year.

Please send details of your experience and cover letter to Jasmin Doyle, Mobile Clinic Services Coordinator, via email; jasmin@bluecross.ie

Full details on the role can be found by clicking here.