Clinical Director Required At Grove Lodge Veterinary Group, Worthing
9 months ago
up to £80,000 per annum depending on experience.
Grove Lodge Veterinary Group
Worthing, West Sussex, United Kingdom
We are looking to welcome a new Clinical Director to our established team at Grove Lodge. The role would involve leading the Practice(s) and ensuring high standards of care and service are provided to patients and clients. We are hoping to find a new Clinical lead that is passionate about growing the strengths of Grove Lodge, to improve the sustainable profitability of the practice and the motivation of our staff in accordance with our core values. Offering a flexible 50/50 split between clinical and managerial tasks, the working days will be varied but supported by a large and experienced team. If you enjoy change management and driving a practice successfully then this role would be the appropriate next step. We are fortunate enough to be able to offer you a flexible working pattern and a competitive salary.
Salary for the role is up to £80,000 per annum depending on experience. Plus a welcome bonus of £6,000 as well as the funding of certifications with training agreements.
Grove Lodge Veterinary Group was founded in 1958 and is now part of a larger group; IVC Evidensia. We are in partnership with Vetsnow, who look after our Out Of Hours Operation on site. We have approximately 100 team members across 7 sites. We are a busy hospital, dealing with 1st Opinions and Referrals. Our specialist services include diagnostic imaging with on-site CT, orthopaedics, cardiology, soft tissue medicine, and internal medicine. We are equipped with a fully functional Dental Suite, Endoscopic and Laparoscopic equipment. We also have an on-site laboratory; spacious staff training room and well equipped and comfortable staff break room for that much-needed cup of tea!
We are located in the vibrant seaside town of Worthing on the South Coast, in between the beautiful seafront and the stunning South Downs. We have several train stations with links to Gatwick and London, which are less than half an hour away.
About the Team and Culture
We have a wonderful ethos at Grove Lodge, creating a safe and open culture for all of our team is embedded within our practice ethos. We have 20 Vets and 25 Nurses including our Students. We have a team of VCA's and a Support Team which amounts to approximately another 20 members of staff. We have 2 certificate holders with certificates in Medicine, Cardiology, Surgery, and Diagnostic Imaging. We also have visiting Diploma Holders, specialising in Dermatology and Cardiology. We have a team of encouraging, supportive, and exceptionally knowledgeable individuals who are hoping to offer the opportunity for further development to all who join us.
We have as a team, taken part in various activities to support both local and national charities. We raised money for a local Children's Hospice and did "March for March" which raised money for Cancer Research. Our Clinical Directors have also been involved with local schools and judged local Dog Shows. We often spend time together as a team inside and outside of work.
Our new clinical lead must be an experienced Veterinary Surgeon, have strategic business experience that includes, exposure to practice financial/budgeting management. We are seeking a resilient person-orientated individual with operational management skills. Our team is very important to us at Grove Lodge so we will be seeking a like-minded individual, with a positive can-do attitude and a passion for leadership. As we are a multi-site we are hoping to find our new clinical lead who has experience of working within management in a multi-site, however, this is not essential.
Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:
- Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
- CPD paid days and allowance
- L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
- Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
- Company bonus scheme
- Private Medical Insurance
- BVA Membership paid
- VDS cover
- Birthday leave
- Discounted veterinary fees
- Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
- Cycle to Work scheme
- Service-related company sick pay
- Sponsorship for overseas employees
- Initiatives focussed on employee wellbeing
- Relocation packages
- Career progression opportunities
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 BH7054
Address: 18 Upper Brighton Road, Worthing, West Sussex, United Kingdom