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Clinical Director

Carmel Vets, Penn Fields
Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Salary up to £75,000 depending on experience
Closing date
31 Jul 2024
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Clinical Director
Carmel Veterinary Centre, Wolverhampton
Up to £75,000 depending on experience 

Plus up to £5,000 relocation allowance.

We have a very exciting opportunity for a Clinical Director to shape the future at Carmel Veterinary Centre. 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. You’ll be split between both of our sites.

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. A typical full-time role would involve working 4 days per week, over 40 hours. Shifts are either 8.30am to 6.30pm or 9.00am to 7.00pm. One in 4 Saturday mornings 8.30am to 2.00pm. No OOH. Closed Bank Holidays and Sundays.

About us 

Carmel Veterinary Centre is an RCVS Tier 2 accredited, VNTP, two-site small animal practice based in Wolverhampton. Our team is composed of 4 vets across our two sites, working alongside a knowledgeable and experienced team of 9 RVNs, SVNs, ACAs and receptionists. We have certified RVNs in feline nursing, nutrition, behaviour and Fear Free. We’re proud to say that 3 of our team are qualified mental health first aiders, ensuring that there’s always someone on shift to speak to. We’re kitted out with endoscopy, ultrasound, dental x-rays, full Idexx labs as well orthopaedic kit. 

Here's what the team have to say

“Our team is fantastic. They recognised my passion for feline medicine and behaviour, which has been incredibly rewarding. We're always exploring new ideas and initiatives, and the support from my colleagues is unmatched. Everyone is valued and supported. Our practice manager is incredibly approachable and supportive. What I appreciate most is their willingness to enable us to succeed. When I joined, I had a known health condition that limited my mobility, but they didn't hesitate to support me every step of the way. They recognised my potential and helped me build the confidence to thrive in my role.

What makes us special, I believe, is our collective dedication to innovation and collaboration. Everyone brings unique skills and interests to the table, and we're always eager to support each other's growth. It's a truly collaborative environment where ideas are welcomed.”

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 a confidential chat or to discuss this role in more detail, please contact Hannah Williams, Talent Partner, on the contact number provided.

Please quote BH12023 when you apply for this role.

To submit your application, click the apply now button.


At Carmel Veterinary Centre we are passionate about animals and offer expert care for every aspect of your pet’s health and wellbeing. Accredited by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS), the quality of our practice means you can rest assured that your pet is in safe hands, even at times when you are bound to be feeling anxious. From preventative measures through to diagnosis and treatment, we are highly qualified, undergo continuing professional development and use excellent equipment. Therefore you can trust us to give your beloved pet the most up-to-date care and look forward to the best possible outcome.

Based near Wolverhampton City Centre, Carmel Vets is well established with over 20 years’ experience of getting to know our clients and their pets. Our customers tell us we’re an approachable team and that entrusting their pets’ health to us gives them confidence. You may find cheaper vets but people use us simply because we are the best; when it comes to your pet’s welfare, excellent care equals excellent value.

We were one of the first practices in the country to be accredited under the Practice Standards Scheme, whereby we all keep our skills refreshed by continual training and testing by the RCVS; this is important because investing in our staff maintains the highest standards of veterinary care, essential for your pet’s health and your peace of mind.

Company info
01902 342775
Houghton House
126a Jeffcock Road

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