Resource Planner

10 Jun 2019
08 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
About us

The role

We are seeking a Resource Planner to join our hard-working Vet and Nurse Rota Team here at Medivet.

This position requires a highly organised individual with previous experience in a scheduling/coordination role. Here, you will be responsible for writing the rotas for our staff within branches across the UK and for finding temporary cover to fill any gaps on the rota.

This is a fast paced role which requires the successful candidate to be able to think of their feet and cope under pressure.

Key accountabilities
  • Write and update rotas for multiple practices
  • Record sickness and organise annual leave requests
  • Organise clinical training at branches
  • Find cover for gaps in the rota - liaising with current employees, locum database and agencies
  • Create monthly report for all sickness in your allocated area and send to the Rota Team Manager each month
  • Attend regular recruitment meetings
  • Meet new starters to explain how the rota-process works (how to book holiday, who to contact if they are off sick, when to contact the on-call phone etc.)
  • On call - for sickness or emergencies, on a rota-basis with the rest of the team
  • Provide support to regional management team with any rota queries they may have
Skills and experience
  • Previous experience in a scheduling/coordination role
  • Excellent problem solving
  • Ability to build strong working relationships
  • Able to motivate and influence in order to fill rota gaps
  • IT skills including MS Excel
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to work
  • Attention to detail is essential!
  • Team player