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Clinical Director Required At Miramar Veterinary Centre, Sheringham

1 month ago
8 months ago

Up to £70,000 DOE

Miramar Veterinary Centre, Sheringham

Taylor Findlay

Sheringham, Norfolk, United Kingdom

The Role

This is the perfect position for either an experienced vet wanting to move into a senior role, or a vet wanting to take that first leap into leadership. The role will involve a good proportion of clinical time to work-up and develop your own caseload alongside managerial responsibilities and leadership of the team. 

We are ideally looking for a someone wanting to work full time, but this could be flexible for the right candidate. Full time is 40h/week with either a 4 or 5-day week. There are no OOH responsibilities, but there might be very occasional inpatient duties for stable patients that we deem safe to keep in overnight. A neighbouring hospital covers our OOH and weekend inpatients. There will be a requirement to contribute to the Saturday morning consult only rota, which at present is 1 in 4 weekends.


The salary for this role is up to £70,000 depending on experience. 

About Us

Do you want to work for a practice that puts colleague wellbeing and happiness as a priority? Miramar have worked hard to create fair and manageable shift patterns, giving clinicians plenty of time for case work-ups, admin, telephone calls, as well as a very important rest! This alongside accommodating for each individual's personal and professional needs and requirements in order to create a good work-life balance for all and treating everyone as individuals. We see a really interesting mix of cases, with a really good proportion of our clients insured, making investigations or referral more feasible options. 

Our premises are fresh and new, with large consulting rooms, large waiting areas with separate cat, dog and nurse appointment areas, and a big emphasis on fear free and cat friendly principles throughout the team. We are always updating and refreshing equipment and are always keen to hear of any new pieces of kit people want to champion within the practice. All of our team are invested in providing the very best level of care to each patient that walks in the door, and because of this we have a very loyal and friendly client base. 

The practice is a very short walk away from the sea front, on the beautiful North Norfolk coast, and there is nothing better on a hot summer’s day than a stroll down to the sea in your lunch break, and ice creams all round for the team! We regularly hold 'family lunches' where we get food in for everyone from one of the local eateries, as well as 'Costa runs' to keep everyone caffeinated on those busier days.

About the Team and Culture

Support to all team members is a really important ethos we all maintain, and the new Clinical Director will have the direct support of the previous Clinical Director who is only leaving to move into an Area Director capacity. The practice will have a designated Area Director and Area Support Manager who look after a small number of practices and will be able to offer 1-to-1 support and guidance. 

The practice has certificate holders (dentistry and surgery), as well as RVNs undergoing extra qualifications in their chosen areas of interest. You will be supported by a team of 4 other vets, as well as 5 RVNs, 1 SVN, 1 ANA and a host of wonderful support staff.

Applicant Requirements 

We are looking for someone who is keen to join Team Miramar, and just like us, will continue bringing excellent care to pets in north Norfolk. A desire to continue maintaining excellent team wellbeing is a must, along with maintaining top clinical standards and continuing the development of the practice. A real team player who will happily support each colleague while continuing to make Miramar Vets a valued part of the local community. Managerial experience is not necessarily required as support will be given from an Area Director and Area Support Manager who know the practice and the location well. A sound knowledge and experience in first opinion small animal practice will be required in order to fulfil the CD responsibilities, but mostly the desire to lead a happy and hard-working team!

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 with 40 hours 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
•    Infection Prevention and Control Programme
•    Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships
•    BVA membership
•    VDS cover

•    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 BH6577.

Tel: 07977243724
Address: 15 Weybourne Road, Sheringham, Norfolk, United Kingdom

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