Description

Clinical Director/Head Vet

Location
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Practice
Best Friends Group
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Hours
Full & Part-Time
Best Friends Group
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire – Broadway Veterinary Hospital are looking for a forward-thinking, dynamic, and motivated Clinical Director or Head Vet.
 
As our current Head Vet heads back home to Australia, we are searching 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.
 
Who We Are Looking For:
 
  • 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 We 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.
 
To apply or for further information and/or an informal chat about this exciting opportunity, please email lucy.gager@bestfriendsgroup.com. Alternatively, you can click the ‘Apply Now’ button above, or fill out the Application Form below.

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