Permanent Clinical Director Veterinary Surgeon - Scottish Borders

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £80,000 depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -072024-31586

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Clinical Director Veterinary Surgeon - Scottish Borders

Type: Mixed Animal Practice (20% Farm, 25% Equine, 55% Companion Animal) 

Location: Scottish Borders - situated close to the border with Northumberland

Practice Type: Group Practice

Facilities: They are well equipped with BCF scanners, small and equine ultrasound, digital x-ray small and equine, endoscopy, and dental x-ray.

Role: Due to the practice's ongoing progression, a rare opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Director to lead this dedicated team through their next chapter. The successful candidate will be the line manager for an experienced Senior Leadership Team of Equine Clinical Director, Practice Manager, Lead Vet, and Clinical Nursing Manager.

Duties: The role is focussed on the clinical and commercial development and success of the practice, with support from a Primary Care Director and relevant central support functions provided. While mixed practice experience is preferred, this role is ideal for candidates with a bias in Companion Animal Practice. In addition, the successful candidate will be a strong leader, with a passion for empowering the teams they work with through excellent organisation, communication, and team development.

Hours: Full-time, 40 hours - 4 day week. The role includes clinical and non-clinical time and will include an Out-of-hours commitment of approximately 1 night and weekend in 5 with time in lieu provided.

Salary: Up to £80,000 p/a depending on experience


  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays and Birthday Leave
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online CPD program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme
  • Employer contribution pension scheme
  • Wellness program including:
    • Employee assistance program
    • Eyecare voucher scheme
    • Free annual Flu jab
    • Cycle to work scheme
  • Recruitment referral reward scheme
  • Relocation package

Ref: JN -072024-31586

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