Permanent Clinical Director

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2018-09-24 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    £55-£60,000 Subject to Experience

  • Contact:

    Karl Harker

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -072018-5234

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Karl Harker

We are working with a client with a practice based in Blackpool that is looking for a Clinical Director (with partnership opportunities) to join them in a full-time permanent position.

The Practice:

By joining the practice which is based close to Lytham St Annes, you’ll become part of an established and highly respected veterinary team where client care means everything. The team play an active role in the community, enjoy excellent customer feedback and want to talk to highly skilled and experienced, small animal veterinary surgeons looking to step up to Clinical Director with partnership potential in the future. They have the toys you might expect including operating theatre, digital x-ray, in house lab, ultrasound and dentistry and we’re happy to invest in more to allow for the development of specialist interest areas. 

The Role:

This is a full-time permanent position for a Clinical Director. The role is based on 40 hours a week, includes shared weekend work but no OOH, achieving a very important work/life balance. Sole charge is clearly expected in this role and of course, at this level, you’ll get the chance to be involved in shaping the future direction of the clinic. Our clients’ have a sister practice who can provide clinical and advisory support as and when required. CPD is actively encouraged, Certificates paid for, excellent salary, contributory pension and other benefits await. 

The Candidate:

You should be a confident surgeon with general surgical and medical skills, capable of working sole charge and have strong customer-service focus. You will not just be ‘directing’ the team; you’ll be leading with your sleeves rolled up and operating as Lead Vet with the support of a motivated and collaborative team.

You will also have the opportunity to study towards a certificate as this is strongly encouraged. In return our clients’ can offer a competitive package and benefits that include - competitive salary, CPD allowance and exclusive company discounts and rewards


Role: Permanent Clinical Director

Type: Small Animal

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full-Time

Out of hours: None

Sole charge: Yes

Salary: £55-£60,000 Subject to Experience (Relocation package available)

Ref: JN -072018-5234

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

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