Clinical Director

Richmond House Veterinary Centre
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Salary up to £95,000 pro rata, depending on experience
Closing date
26 Mar 2024
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Clinical Director
Richmond House Vets, Dewsbury
Up to £95,000 Depending on experience (pro rata for part-time) plus up to £5,000 relocation allowance, up to £10,000 (pro-rata for part-time), and access to temporary accommodation on site. Expenses will be paid for the interview.

We have a very exciting opportunity at Richmond House, and we can’t wait to welcome a new dynamic individual to join our amazing team in the role as Clinical Director! This role comes with a varied caseload, mentoring colleagues, enhancing and setting clinical and professional objectives to achieve best practice in colleague, patient, and client care. Working in this first opinion practice, day to day you would undertake a clinical role including surgery and consultations and play a crucial role in steering the practice towards excellence and growth together with our senior leadership team. We offer a balanced split between clinical and managerial duties, and we actively encourage and support leadership and development certificates.

Work-life balance that works for you

We are proud to say our flexible approach to rota patterns and working hours truly tips the scale on your work-life balance. We know that everyone has demands and priorities outside of their career and we want to make it brilliantly easy for you to strike the right balance, whether you are looking for a full-time or part-time role we are sure we can find the right rota pattern for you.

Currently, a typical full-time role would involve working 4 days per week (08:00 – 18:00) with no out-of-hours or bank holidays required.

Shape the future of Richmond House

We’re a single-site practice with huge potential and development opportunities, we are equipped with digital x-ray incorporating the services of SignalPET, ultrasound machine, dental machine, multiparameter, in-house Idexx laboratory machines and laboratory equipment. We’re always keen to invest in the practice and our team with additional kit and facilities. Our proud team is composed of 1 experienced full-time veterinary surgeon, 1 proactive registered veterinary nurse, 2 fantastic animal care assistants and 3 amazing, experienced support staff. The practice is also supported by Richmond’s committed Area Director and Area Support Manager so that you can hit the ground running from day one! We see this as a fantastic opportunity for someone to lay solid foundations and shape a bright future for the practice. 

The practice is in the market town of Dewsbury which lies on the river Calder and on the arm of the Calder and Hebble Navigation waterway. Dewsbury is also dominated by hills, notably Earlsheaton, Dewsbury Moor, Staincliffe and Thornhill and has good transport links via bus and train to Leeds and Manchester City Centre. With local shopping centres, rivers, museums, restaurants, and country parks – there’s something for everyone within and close by to this beautiful town!

Because our employees matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our practice. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from -

Work life balance

•             7.6 weeks annual leave, plus bank holidays 
•             Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
•             Your birthday as a paid day off


•             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


•             £1250 CPD allowance with 40 hours paid pro rata 
•             Certificate support

•             Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy 

•             Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
•             All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
•             All our Vets get £1250 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
•             Infection Prevention and Control Programme 
•             Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships

•             BVA membership
•             VDS cover
•             RCVS fees 


•             Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
•             Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer 
•             Discounted staff pet care

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.

For more information, please call Marcus Alphonso on the contact number provided. Please quote reference BH11500 when you apply. 

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Richmond House has been at the heart of veterinary care in West Yorkshire for over 50 years. We are a small animal practice based in the heart of Dewsbury with easy access to the M1 and M62 motorways. We are committed to providing high-quality and affordable pet care in a friendly and welcoming environment. 

Company info
01924 462428
47-51 Savile Road
West Yorkshire
WF12 9PW
United Kingdom

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