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Clinical Director - East Bridgford

Employer
CVS Group Plc
Location
East Bridgford, Nottingham
Salary
Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
Closing date
13 Jul 2021

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Sector
Small Animal, Management, Veterinary
Job Type
Clinical Director
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

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A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen at Buttercross Vets for a Clinical Director.  We are a small animal vet practice, with practices located in Bingham, Cotgrave and East Bridgford which opened last summer with amazing new facilities!  

You will have a clinical background from working within a veterinary practice such being an experienced RCVS registered small animal vet with some experience in leading a team successfully.  You must be driven, lead by example and be forward thinking and work towards continuously optimising our care and services as well as develop our people. You will have the overall responsibility for the practice performance, stability and profitability as we look for a leader to help shape and evolve our team.

You will be an excellent communicator that can dynamically lead and develop a clinical team, inspiring and developing both them and yourself to achieve great things together. There are ample opportunities for management training, as well as a CPD allowance to help you to further your clinical development. You will receive help and support from an excellent practice manager, experienced colleagues and a wide and friendly network within CVS Group.

We are a flexible, considerate employer and we welcome applications from full and/or part- time applicants - we are happy to consider mutually suitable working patterns for the right candidate.

 Further benefits include:

  • Very attractive & competitive salary, benefits and lucrative profit sharing bonus scheme
  • Up to 7 weeks holiday a year + Bank Holidays on our buy/sell holiday scheme
  • Ongoing CPD tailored around your skills and interests
  • RCVS and VDS fees covered
  • Private healthcare cover and pet discounts
  • Access to our sharesave scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme and discounted membership at over 2,000 participating health clubs
  • Perkbox

We are proud to have a loyal client base and a real family feel within our team. If you would like to talk about the opportunity further, please contact Lisa in Recruitment on 07500 064 18 or Click and Apply.

Company

CVS Group plc is one of the leading veterinary services providers in the UK and owns over 450 veterinary surgeries throughout the UK and the Netherlands. These surgeries include seven referral practices providing first class specialist treatment. We also operate four laboratories performing diagnostics services for the veterinary industry and seven pet crematoria. The Group includes Animed Direct, an online store selling medicines, pet food and other animal related products.

CVS (UK) Limited was established in August 1999 to acquire and operate veterinary practices which were well established within their local community and had a reputation for high quality service. It was recognised that the value of these businesses lay in the quality of their staff and the relationship they enjoyed with their existing clients. To build on this CVS provides professional management expertise in the areas of finance, personnel, practice management, Health & Safety etc, thereby relieving local staff of many administrative tasks, to enable them to concentrate on clinical care.

As the number of acquisitions increased so did the diversity of operational styles and approaches. These are shared on a regular basis at meetings where clinical directors and other key staff consider alternative approaches to common problems. The two day CVS annual conference is now a major event in the veterinary calendar providing a broad range of CPD and where new initiatives are considered and fed back to each of the businesses.

From 2001 CVS diversified into many other aspects of veterinary business. This diversification includes veterinary laboratories, veterinary crematoria, a locum and recruitment agency, an online dispensary, and own labelled products. Currently a key focus is the expansion of its own centres of excellence providing multi-disciplinary referral services to its own practices and to the veterinary profession at large. It is also expanding its network of out-of-hours emergency centres to ensure that its clients get the best possible care whatever their needs. A recent addition to this diversification is the establishment of grooming parlours at some of its larger practices.

A major feature of CVS’s practice division is the Healthy Pet Club which provides inexpensive annual cover for routine treatments such as worms and fleas and regular health checks. With over 300,000 members this now provides a significant cost saving for clients.

CVS employs an increasing number of veterinary specialists who offer invaluable advice to their colleagues and lead the internal CPD programme. Through this support for quality CPD many of the company’s veterinary surgeons have acquired new skills of value to their colleagues elsewhere in the group. The establishment of a New Graduate scheme and the MiNurse Academy are part of a fuller CPD programme which includes more formal business skills training.

CVS has selected some single suppliers for certain types of product which has enabled us to get more competitive prices and better support from the manufacturers. However care is taken not to compromise clinical judgment through our selection of products, and this is achieved by having all decisions on the choice of veterinary products decided by a team of qualified veterinary surgeons.

CVS continues to acquire more veterinary practices and associated businesses but each one is considered with care to ensure that they are compatible with the CVS culture. The key attributes of the practices are their location, their current standing in the local community, their overall performance and the willingness of the existing practice team to embrace the CVS approach to business.

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CVS Group PLc
CVS House
Owen Road
Diss
Norfolk
IP22 4ER
United Kingdom
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