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Clinical Director

Alder Veterinary Practice
Guildford, United Kingdom
£80,000, Up to dependent on experience
Closing date
12 Mar 2024

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Small Animal
Job Type
Clinical Director
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Job Title: Clinical Director

Salary: Up to £80,000 (D.O.E.)

Location: Alder & Crofts Vets, Surrey

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: 40 hours per week over 4 days. 1 in 4 weekends (Saturday 8am-4pm, Sunday 10-12). External OOH provider.

We have an exciting Clinical Director opportunity at Alder and Crofts Veterinary Practice in Surrey.

Are you a n innovative leader with a passion for veterinary medicine? Are you looking for a role where you make the decisions and can have an impact ?

Alder and Crofts Veterinary practices sit within the heart of Surrey, offering outstanding patient care in two great locations.

We are looking for an inspiring Clinical Director who can help us revolutionise the way we care for our clients, patients, and associates across these wonderful clinics . Putting people and pets at the heart of your decision making is essential.

You’ll work closely with our dedicated veterinary surgeons, veterinary nurses , client care and central support teams to bring your clinic vision to life and continue making a BETTER WORLD FOR PETS and all those who love them.

We are looking for someone with enthusiasm to drive these clinics to the next level, you may be a Lead Vet or Clinical Director already and now you’re looking to expand or develop your knowledge over multiple sites, with a larger team, you might simply be searching for your next opportunity or want to expand the breadth of your leadership influence.

K nowledge of team engagement, finance management, a passion for delivering an awesome client experience plus high standards in clinical quality will be essential, previous experience in a leadership role would be beneficial and a desire to develop others, lead change and challenge the status quo would be welcome .

If you are passionate about the work you do with pets, have a head for business and would love to lead an experienced team to grow and develop, with a positive can-do attitude, then you might just be the person we need. Apply today!

What we can offer you: support from a Primary Care Director with over 20 years’ experience in the veterinary industry in the UK and Australia, regional networking with other Clinical Directors and Practice Managers, a Regional Support team comprised of a Finance Business Partner, HR Business Partner, Regional Nurse Manager, Marketing Executive and Talent Acquisition team, to name just a few and the wider support of Mars Veterinary Health, sorry no chocolate bars included.

Benefits include


  • 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme
  • Recruitment referral reward scheme
  • Wellness program including:
    • Employee assistance program
    • Eyecare voucher scheme
    • Free annual Flu jab
    • Cycle to work scheme


About us

We are a RCVS accredited, two-site primary care practice that is based in the locations of Guilford and Ha s elmere . We provide the highest standard of veterinary care for small animals in a friendly and professional environment. Our practices are continuously being updated to ensure that our pets are being cared for in the best way possible, through our facilities and caring team.

You’ll find Alder Veterinary Practice in Guildford, close to all the city has to offer, including excellent transport links into London, onsite offerings include a Tesco Extra and Nuffield gym, so you can conveniently hit the gym and get your weekly shopping done - we know that a work life balance is important.

Alder Veterinary Practice is a purpose-built veterinary clini c , with plenty of room to expand our services . Our flagship clinic proudly offers advanced facilities including:




  • Separate dog, cat & exotic wards
  • 2 theatres,
  • Imaging suite with ultrasound and digital radiography
  • Dedicated de ntal suite
  • L arge consult rooms - including a cat only room devoted to improving the feline experience
  • Endoscopy and in-house blood analysis.


Crofts Veterinary Practice is based in Haslemere , with a distinct village feel and a committed client base , t his clinic has been in the local area for over a century and offers a professional and friendly environment to help put both clients and pets at ease.

To apply, please complete the quick application form below. Alternatively, for more information please contact Paige on or call 07708478484.




Alder Veterinary Practice in Guildford, Surrey is a small animal veterinary clinic based in the north of Guildford providing the highest standard of veterinary care in a professional and friendly environment.

Alder Veterinary Practice in Guildford, Surrey was established in the early 1980s, and since then has established a reputation for excellent but fairly priced veterinary care.

As a fully accredited RCVS practice, we meet strict standards and ensure our team is up to date with the latest techniques. We continually look for ways to improve our service to both clients and patients alike.

We offer a full range of in-house surgery at our facility in Guildford, Surrey, without the need for referral to external specialist centres. This helps your pet recover quicker as it greatly reduces stress for them and for you too! On site we have advanced facilities; diagnostic imaging, digital radiography, endoscopy, ultrasound and state of the art in-house blood analysis.

Company info
01483 536036
Unit B
Queen Elizabeth Park
Railton Road
United Kingdom

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