Small Animal Clinical Director - 4.5 Day Week!

Location Cheshire
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons, Clinical Director
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £72k, Benefits & Relocation Assistance
Contact name: Sophie Gould

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Job ref: SGHFBV
Published: 12 months ago

Are you an experienced Vet looking to join a Team and take a step in to Leadership, or do you have previous CD expereince looking for a change of Scenery? Then we want to hear from you....

No two days are the same here at this busy surgery and you will see a varied caseload. The role will include mentoring younger vets, liaising with practice manager regarding rotas/responsibilities and routines, leading and co-ordinate a happy clinical team, monitor and manage sales performance of the practice along with the Practice Manager, and you will have dedicated time booked off in the diary for Clinical Director duties

  • The role is for 40 hours per week, covering 4 and ½ days per week. With one in 3 Saturdays

Salary is up to £72,000 depending on experience. Along with relocation support up to £5000!

About the Practice:

The practice is a single site, purpose-built, small animal practice with 6 consult rooms, an in-house laboratory, digital x-rays, ultrasound and two theatres as well as separate dog and cat wards. They are a cat-friendly clinic with an ISFM silver award, an RCVS accredited training practice and an RCVS accredited practice. And have large car parks to the front and back. They are situated in an ideal position for travel to Liverpool, Wales and Manchester.

The Team:

They are a tight-knit team that loves working together. Currently having six receptionists, six Registered Veterinary Nurses, one 2nd year student nurse and one VCA soon to start his training, one Head Veterinary Nurse, and 6 FTE Veterinary Surgeons working in the practice, one of them a certificate holder.

Making time for team meetings, morning huddles, regular appraisals and love a good night out!

The Ideal CD to join the Team:

  • Ideally you will be an existing clinical director or an experienced vet who wishes to take the next step into this role where you will be supported to reach your full potential.

  • They are looking for someone confident with routine procedures and consultations with an enthusiasm for Surgery.

  • Ideally, you will enjoy building relationships, be compassionate and will relate to core principles of quality, integrity, responsibility and growth.


  • 6.6 weeks annual leave including bank holidays

  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service

  • 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

  • £1200 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro rata

  • Certificate support 

  • Learning and development

  • All Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding

  • Al Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via Care Fund

  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme

  • Quality Improvement Programme

  • BVA membership, VDS cover & RCVS fees covered

If you are an experienced Small Animal Vet looking for leadership or an exciting CD - Get in Touch with Sophie Today for a confidential and Informal Chat!

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Sophie on 07519119233 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.

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