Permanent Clinical Director

Permanent Clinical Director

  • Location

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Generous Salary and Benefits Package

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

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  • Job ref:

    JN -102019-12857

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • End date:

    2020-09-18 00:00:00

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We are working with a small animal practice in Portsmouth that is looking for an inspiring Clinical Director to deliver gold standard care to their loyal clients and their pets. This is a permanent full-time role where you will be in a leadership position in a fast-paced clinic.

The Practice:

This practice is a low-cost, high-quality veterinary healthcare provider, offering a full range of affordable small animal veterinary services to clients, operating a combination of an appointment & walk-in clinic system. They offer a range of clinical services from preventative healthcare through to complex medical, surgical and orthopaedic procedures.

The Role:

You will be required to work shifts within the practice opening hours. You will also be part of the weekend rota too, working 1 in every 4 weekends. Along with the practice duties, Clinical Directors have a wider role as part of the group’s leadership team where input in activities and company direction is actively encouraged.

In return, our client is offering an excellent package including:

  • Generous salary structure depending on experience
  • 33 days holiday per year including 8 bank holidays
  • 5% pension contribution
  • Income Protection
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Cyclescheme
  • £1,500 CPD allowance per annum / 5 days off
  • VDS fees covered
  • RCVS membership
  • Certificates encouraged
  • Well structured rota - 4 day week working on average 9 hour days

The Candidate

You should be an accomplished leader who is experienced in developing and coaching clinicians to achieve their full potential, whilst demonstrating empathy to create an engaging, supportive and fun working environment. You should be a first-class Vet with a firm understanding of the importance of a diagnostic-first approach. Experience of audit and leading clinical change from audit processes would be beneficial. You should enjoy engaging with clients and their pets, demonstrating excellent communication skills as well as a professional and confident approach, inspiring confidence in the clients and team.


Role: Permanent Clinical Director

Type: Small Animal

Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire

Hours: Full-time

Weekends: 1 in 4

Salary: Excellent salary and benefits package, depending on experience

Ref: JN -102019-12857

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:

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