Clinical Director Required At Wilton House Veterinary Clinic
4 months ago
up to £80,000 depending on experience
Wilton House Veterinary Clinic
Cleveland, United Kingdom
We have an excellent opportunity for a Clinical Director looking to progress here at Wilton House Vet Clinic.
Day-to-day duties would see the successful candidate overseeing the general running of the practice with your main focus being clinical work, operating and consulting. You will work in tandem with the Practice Director, Practice Manager, Area Director, and Area Support Manager to develop and lead the direction of the clinic.
We are looking for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to fulfil this role as we require someone who will be able to help mentor and coach our less experienced vets.
We are a friendly team at Wilton House. Working hours are flexible and would be between 8 am-7 pm on weekdays and a share of Saturday mornings 8:30 am – 1:30 pm. No out-of-hours are required and minimal sole charge, part-time hours will be considered also. We can offer a wide and varied caseload along with a good level of surgical work.
The salary for this role is up to £80,000 depending on experience.
We are in Guisborough, which is located on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. We are directly located on the Cleveland Way National Trail. Beautiful beaches are close by, such as Saltburn and Whitby and the vibrant cities of Newcastle, Durham and York are all easily accessible.
Our team are dedicated to offering exceptional care and we like to treat patients as if they are our own pets. We offer a well-equipped surgery; a fully operational operating theatre, digital x-ray, ultrasound and an in-house laboratory.
About the Team and Culture
Our team prides itself on being kind, caring and empathetic, not just to our patients but to our team members also. Our supportive nursing team is made up of our Head Nurse, who is also our Practice Manager. She is passionate about weight management, and senior care, including arthritis management, diabetes and all aspects of nutrition. She holds an ECC qualification and is studying towards her nutrition certificate also. We also have four other RVNs who share between them the daily nurse consultations which run the majority of every day during the week. They too also run nurse clinics, each with different areas of interest, including, behaviour, feline medicine, dermatology etc. We have one VCA who is soon to become a student Veterinary Nurse and two animal nursing assistants. We also have four supportive receptionists who are actively involved in administrative duties also.
We love to support our local charities and occasionally participate in fundraising events. And cake……………there is always cake!!!
The ideal candidate will be RCVS registered and demonstrate excellent communication skills. We hope to welcome a Veterinary Surgeon to our team with great clinical and personable skills, competent in all routine surgeries and consults and happy to oversee the aforementioned.
Ideally, you would have some management or Clinical Director experience, but the role may suit an experienced Veterinary Surgeon looking to step up and learn the skills needed for a Clinical Director position.
You will be enthusiastic, passionate and a caring individual who works well within a team. We are a busy practice, and some days workflow can be challenging, we require some resilience, stamina, problem-solving skills, and energy to allow the practice to progress and continue to move forward.
Because our employee’s matter
We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from -
Work life balance
- 7.6 weeks annual leave including bank holidays
- Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
- 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
- Certificate support
- Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
- Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
- All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
- All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
- Infection Prevention and Control Programme
- Quality Improvement Programme
- BVA membership
- VDS cover
- RCVS fees
- Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
- Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
- Discounted staff pet care
As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.
If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch. Please quote BH8626 when you apply.
Address: Cleveland, United Kingdom