Permanent Clinical Director

Permanent Clinical Director

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive - Subject to Experience

  • Contact:

    Gabrielle Dawson

  • Contact email:

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  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -092018-5984

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • End date:

    2019-09-10 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2018-10-29 00:00:00

  • Client:


  • Contact:


We are working with a small animal practice in Welwyn, Hertfordshire that has an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Director to join them in a permanent full-time role.

The Practice:

Founded in 1999 and proud to be trusted by over 6000 clients, they serve a wide local area including Welwyn Garden City, Codicote, Hitchin, Hatfield, Stevenage and surrounding areas. Based in the heart of picturesque Old Welwyn Village. The building itself is about 150 years old and has a somewhat interesting past during which time it has served as, amongst other things, a police station and a butchers. Our clients’ have sympathetically refurbished the building in keeping with the ambience of the village. Since opening, the practice has grown from one vet, one nurse and one receptionist to six vets, five nurses and eight receptionists. Between them, the staff have a wealth of knowledge, not only on the health and welfare of animals but also on general animal matters, training and behavioural problems.

They all regularly attend courses to keep up with the latest techniques and treatments.

The Role:

This is a fantastic opportunity for a full-time experienced vet to join a friendly progressive team in a well established practice. The hours are full-time. The exact working pattern together with any weekends and out of hours is to be confirmed. The role will include, but not limited to:

Line Management of the clinical team.

Oversee vets’ day rotas.

Promote the best practice and customer care.

Take responsibility for the resolution of complaints.

Identify areas of potential business growth.

Ensure a positive image with the local community.

Help oversee practice budgets.

The Candidate:

Enthusiasm and strong communication skills will be key requirements and an interest in consulting and working up medical cases would be helpful; successful candidates will act as team mentors - supporting and developing colleagues. In return our clients’ can offer a competitive salary up to £55,000 per annum subject to experience, paid professional fees,support CPD and certificates and provide other benefits associated with a progressive practice


Role: Clinical Director

Type: Small Animal

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full-Time

Out of hours: To be confirmed

Weekends: To be confirmed

Sole charge - Some

Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum - Subject to Experience

Ref: JN -092018-5984

To qualify for this position, you must be fully registered with the RCVS and you must be eligible to work in the UK.

What happens next: Click APPLY to apply for this role and a member of our team will be in touch if you have been successful.

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