Permanent Clinical Director Veterinary Surgeon - Sutherland, Highland

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £90,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Jack Stapley

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  • Job ref:

    JN -012024-30516

  • Published:

    29 days ago

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Permanent Clinical Director Veterinary Surgeon - Sutherland, Highland

Type: Mixed - Small Animal and Farm/Large Animal

Location: Sutherland, Highland

Practice: Part of a group -

  • Situated in the heart of Sutherland, this practice stands as a rural haven, providing comprehensive care across the entire county.
  • A harmonious blend of small animal and farm services sets the stage for a fulfilling caseload. From devoted pets to working dogs and local wildlife, every day brings new experiences.
  • Their close-knit team of 5 vets and 4 nurses, supported by an efficient staff, awaits your guidance.

Role: Are you ready to embark on a remarkable leadership journey?

This stunning practice in Sutherland, Scotland, beckons you to make your mark as a Clinical Director. Steer a dedicated team, shape exceptional veterinary care, and experience the unmatched allure of the Highlands


  • Join this esteemed single-site mixed practice, renowned for its 60% small animal and 40% farm (beef and sheep) expertise.
  • Venture even further as they extend their services through satellite clinics in Lochinver, Kinlochbervie, Durness, and Helmsdale, championing pet well-being across the Highlands.
  • As Clinical Director, you'll be at the helm, steering the team to new heights and delivering indispensable service to their vibrant community.

Hours: This is a full-time position with weekday appointments spanning 9 am to 5 pm and a mix of surgery, consultations, and large animal care, variety will be your constant companion.

Candidate: This role welcomes both emerging leaders and seasoned professionals seeking a fresh challenge. Your leadership journey begins here, whether you're a veterinary surgeon poised for your first leadership role or a seasoned expert ready to make a significant impact. Discover the joy of a diverse caseload, meaningful connections with clients, and a community that welcomes your leadership. Embrace this rare opportunity to excel as a truly mixed practitioner. RCVS registration and on-call participation are essential.

Life beyond the practice: This prime location offers more than a fulfilling career. Engage in the Highland lifestyle, where walks amidst breathtaking landscapes, conquering Munros, wild swimming, paddleboarding, and discovering pristine beaches become part of your routine. The NC500 route, right at our doorstep, beckons you to explore.

Salary: Up to £90,000 p/a depending on experience and up to £5,000 relocation support


  • 7.6 weeks annual leave 
  • Your birthday as a paid day off
  • Private medical insurance
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Non-accidental injury support
  • £1250 CPD allowance 
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Access to Vetlexicon
  • All Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • All Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via a Care Fund
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme
  • BVA membership
  • VDS cover
  • RCVS fees
  • Awesome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Discounted staff pet care

Ref: JN -012024-30516

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