Clinical Director – Sandhole Vets, Kent

Location
Sandhole, Kent
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
20 Jan 2021
Closes
17 Feb 2021
Ref
W21.0137
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We have a fantastic opportunity for a clinical director to dynamically lead the practice clinical team and drive the business forward both clinically and commercially at Sandhole Vets in Kent.

The Practice
Sandhole is a purpose-built practice with great facilities and all the toys including ultrasound, digital x-ray, flexible and rigid endoscopy, dental x-ray, dental suite, 2 theatres and separate dog, cat and exotics ward. But what really makes Sandhole is the team.  We are dedicated to giving exceptional care and treatment in a primary care setting.  Striving for excellence at all times for both our patients and clients.

Location
Between M2 and M20, 5 mins from junction 4 on M20.  Both London and Coast easily accessible from practice.

The Role

both clinically and commercially. You will be overseeing the management of clinical activities within the practice with a passion for delivering the best possible service, support and outcomes for patients, customers and associates.

You will also be required to perform the duties of a practicing vet working to high clinical standards, leading by example and be an excellent communicator, ensuring the smooth working relationships between internal teams, management and other group practices.

The role is a minimum 40 hours per week on a rota basis and a competitive salary.

Rota: 4-day week, no OOH

Weekends: Weekend cover required

Team: ​8 vets, including exotic diploma holder and 2 medical certificate holders. 11 nurses including feline nursing certificate holder, anaesthesia certificate holder, ECC certificate holder and an exotic nursing certificate holder.  2 patient care assistants and 1 student nurse.  9 customer care team members, practice manager, assistant practice manager and cremations manager.

Successful Candidate

The successful candidate would need to be able to perform the expected duties of a practicing vet as well as lead by example. Practicing gold standard care at all times and be responsible for managing the clinical activities of the practice and developing the clinical teams.

As a clinical director you will be expected to understand the profit and loss account including the key factors that will affect the practices profitability including sales, staffing, stock and debt management.

You will need to have;

  • Veterinary Degree Registrable in the UK enabling full MRCVS status
  • Experience of leading and developing successful teams
  • Excellent communication skills with associates at all levels
  • A can-do attitude with a determination to succeed
  • Strong team ethos
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to problem solve and deliver on objectives

The Package

Benefits: 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays, birthday off, all Linnaeus Practices have Mental Health First Aiders, we have an Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Free eye tests, 20% Pet Plan discount, generous CPD Budget.

Parking: ​Ample parking on-site

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