Veterinary Clinical Director - **Up to £85,000 DOE**

Location Wales
Discipline: Veterinary Surgeons, Clinical Director
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £85k + Cert Funding & Benefits!
Contact name: Sophie Gould

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Job ref: SGNWNAB
Published: 5 months ago

​Are you an Experienced Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon with previous director or management expereince within clinical practice? Would you like to manage over this well-established practice now that the current CD is retiring....

**Up to £85,000 DOE**

Having been a successful independent practice for 15 years, this clinic is now under the wing of a larger well known veterinary group. The original practice owner held the role of Clinical Director in order to ensure a smooth transition which has now been completed. However, they are now retiring from the practice and they are therefore looking for a Clinical Director who will take the practice into the future.

Alongside good management and leadership skills, the ideal Vet would be keen to work up cases, provides excellent client care, and has good communication skills.

Find an exciting career where no two days are the same

The caseload ranges from the standard (e.g. vaccinations, microchipping, neutering, dentals, in-house laboratory, X-ray interpretation pet passports, pregnancy diagnosis with ultrasound, hip and elbow scoring, PAT dog assessments), to more specialist services and treatments, such as chemotherapy, echocardiograms, ECG, video endoscope and bronchoscope for non-invasive investigations and advanced surgeries. They have an extensive collection of orthopaedic equipment including LEAP kit, Securos 2.4mm locking plate kit and a wide range of standard cortical and external fixator kits.

Fix or flex – work life balance that works for you.....

The hours for this role are 40 hours over 4 days per week, Monday to Friday, plus a fair share of Saturday mornings.

The emergency out of hours is undertaken by a 3rd party, though they continue to look after in-patients so you will also need to take part in the evening/weekend in-patient rota.

What you will bring to the role

Whether you’re an experienced Clinical Director or looking to take the next step in your career this may be the ideal opportunity for you. Looking to welcome a Veterinary Surgeon to the team with great clinical and personal skills who is a keen and skilled surgeon happy to carry out more advanced procedures at the practice and mentor your team.

The practice:

The Clinic is a 100% small animal veterinary surgery based in beautiful Anglesey just 5 minutes from the beach and a 45-minute drive from the Snowdonia Mountains. with a loyal client base. They see lots of dogs, cats, and exotics.

The equipment is extensive and includes modern IDEXX in-house laboratory (catalyst and procyte), digital AGFA CR X-ray, video endoscope and bronchoscope, colour Doppler ultrasound with ECG, tonopen, slit lamp - all of these would allow candidates to work up cases fully in-house. A devoted and supportive team that consists of two Veterinary Surgeons, two dedicated Nurses (one Student Nurse), and a Practice Manager.


  • 7.6 weeks annual leave

  • 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

  • CPD allowance with 5 days paid

  • Certificate support

  • BVA membership

  • VDS cover

  • RCVS fees

If you are an experienced Veterinary Surgeon interested in this exciting role - Get in Touch with Sophie Today!

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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