Clinical Director/Head Vet

Location Peterborough
Discipline: Veterinary Surgeons, Clinical Director, Head Vet
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £70k
Contact name: Paul

Contact email:
Job ref: PMC5006
Published: 28 days ago

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire – Our client is looking for a forward-thinking, dynamic, and motivated Clinical Director or Head Vet.

As their current Head Vet heads back home to Australia, they are seeking for a candidate who wants to join a team in this exciting role, with the shared aim of driving the Hospital forward in its journey. A complete refurbishment of the hospital is planned, providing the team, patients, and clients with a fully-equipped, modern hospital environment.


You will be working closely with the Head Nurse in making and implementing new protocols, procedures and policies, and carving out a vision for the practice, supported by the leadership team of the group.

You will be a progressive thinker, ideally have leadership experience (although training and support with this can be provided), and be willing to present alternative ways of working in-line with accepted, up-to-date, evidence-based principles.

Ideal Candidate:

  • An enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon, who is passionate about delivering high standards of care to both patients and clients

  • Someone who desires a leadership role within a changing, evolving Hospital environment (including help with oversight of the planned renovation works)

  • A key player in the day-to-day management of the Hospital workload, whilst offering support to branch colleagues

  • Someone who is respected by colleagues and clients, and is confident in guiding and coaching colleagues

  • Someone who is keen to continually improve their own professional knowledge and experience, with the ability to encourage similar development of colleagues, and enable knowledge sharing across the team

  • Someone with strong organisational skills

  • Hold an appropriate qualification and be currently registered with the RCVS

What they offer:

  • Salary up to £70,000 dependant on experience

  • 5 weeks annual holiday, plus Bank Holidays

  • A minimum of £1,750 and a 5-day CPD allowance – more funding is available for relevant qualifications

  • RCVS fees and one other professional membership fees covered

  • VDS cover

  • Health Shield plan

  • Company pension

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • A growing list of flexible benefits, such as the ability to buy and sell annual leave

Working Hours:

This is ideally a full-time position, but part-time/alternate working patterns will be considered.

If you wish to apply send a CV through the link with a mention of when you will be available for a registration call.

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Paul on 07936947875 or email a CV to If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us on 02887658068. If you know someone else who may be interested, why not pass this advert on to them. 

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