Clinical Director Required At 1066 Veterinary Centre
Up to £72,000 DOE
1066 Veterinary Centre
St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, United Kingdom
Here at 1066 Veterinary Centre, we are looking for an innovative Clinical Director to join the team. The role will involve supporting to managing and lead the Practice, ensuring high standards of care and service are provided to patients and clients, so as to improve the sustainable profitability of the practice and the motivation of the staff in accordance with 1066’s core values.
The successful candidate will be working 40 hours across a 5-day week, plus 1:3 Saturdays.
Competitive salary of up to £72,000 per annum depending on experience
Welcome bonus of £5,000
Relocation support of up to £5,000
We are a small but busy practice located in St. Leonards-on Sea. We have digital x-ray, ultrasound, dedicated theatre suite and separate kennels and cattery. We have a full team of RVN's, SVN's and receptionists, several who have been with the practice for many years. We opened in 2009 and have grown rapidly through recommendations from clients, resulting in an above average client to vet ratio.
We are close to the sea, with its long promenade, and the local town has many historic sites, outdoor activities and a variety of restaurants. There is a thriving arts scene, and several festivals are held each year, including seafood and wine, Jack in the Green, bonfire night and the annual Mayday bike run for thousands of motorbikes who descend on the town. We work with a couple of local charities and are part of the RSPCA Neutering Scheme for cats and bull-breeds.
About the Team and Culture
We currently have 2 Veterinary Surgeons, 1 who is a Cardiology certificate holder, a Head Nurse as well as 3 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 1 Student Veterinary Nurses, 3 support staff, and a Practice Manager. We have a supportive and encouraging culture here at 1066, where we truly value our team and what each individual brings to our practice.
We are looking for a Clinical director who is keen to bring their ideas to the team but also adaptable to ours. We will expect our new CD to be comfortable with all routine surgeries, medical workups, and consultations and confident to work in a busy practice environment. The ideal candidate is someone looking to take the next step in their career, possesses the ability to guide and help build their team by example. You must be passionate about pet care and willing to work with clients to ensure their pets get the best care possible within any constraints they may have. We are seeking a team player with excellent communication skills and a positive can-do attitude to lead the team. This role would suit a confident Veterinary professional with experience of leading a team.
Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:
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:
- 6.6 weeks annual leave
- 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
- Free Flu Jabs
- £1,200 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro-rata
- 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
- 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 and quote reference BH6918.
Address: 201 Battle Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, United Kingdom