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Clinical Director - Gourock, Inverclyde

Shore Veterinary Centre Ltd
Gourock, Inverclyde
Competitive Salary
Closing date
17 Aug 2021

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Animal Health, Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
Job Type
Clinical Director
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The Role

We are currently looking for a clinical director to join our friendly team in Gourock, Inverclyde. This is a full-time role working 40 hours a week over 5 days with 1 Saturday morning in 3. There are no out of hours with this role. The CD role involves responsibility for supporting all clinical staff, as well as dealing with your own clinical cases. You will have the opportunity to build a practice team moulded by your own vision for the practice. Liaising with IVC Evidensia Business support and networking with your fellow CDs within IVC Evidensia is a significant part of this role.

About Us
We are a well-equipped Small Animal practice in a recently refurbished premises. We have 3 Veterinary Surgeons, 4 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 1 Animal Care Assistant, 3 receptionists and one practice administrator. We are in a coastal location, with plenty of opportunities for those keen on a diverse range of outdoor pursuits, and only 30 miles from Glasgow, so there is easy access to galleries, theatres, and cultural events. Our team is friendly, supportive and has a wide range of ages and experience. We have all pulled together well during the pandemic and have adapted as difficulties have been faced and overcome.

Applicant Requirements
Our ideal candidate will have a mature personality, be confident in clinical matters encountered in small animal general practice and have an ability to lead and support team members- both clinical and non-clinical. A clear vision for the practice, and drive to develop it in the future is important.

•    6 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
•    5 days paid CPD leave
•    £1500 CPD Allowance per annum
•    Company bonus scheme
•    Private Medical Insurance
•    RCVS membership paid
•    VDS membership paid
•    BVA Membership paid
•    Service based holiday entitlement increases
•    VDS cover
•    Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
•    Enhanced paternity pay
•    Birthday leave
•    Discounted veterinary fees
•    My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
•    Cycle to Work scheme
•    Pension
•    CPD/training support
•    Paid bereavement leave
•    Company sick pay
•    Employee opinion survey
•    Free uniform in a number of roles
•    Annual pay reviews
•    Social events
•    Sponsorship for overseas employees
•    Academy & Leadership courses
•    Focus on employee wellbeing
•    Relocation packages
•    Career progression opportunities
•    Free flu jabs
As a BAME and LGBT+ 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.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.

When applying for this position please quote job reference BH2978.

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The Shore Veterinary Centre was established in 1992. Our practice was founded on the core principle of delivering quality veterinary care in a way that puts the pet owner first. We strive to provide personalized service to each and every client with whom we work, thereby extending and improving the quality of life of their cherished pets. Over the years, we have assembled a loyal, caring, and conscientious team of veterinary professionals who share the same goal of exceeding the expectations of our clients with every visit to our clinic.

Shore Veterinary Centre is a full service animal healthcare facility focusing on the treatment of dogs, cats and other small household pets, including rabbits, hamsters and guinea pigs. We offer a comprehensive suite of services that is designed to support the changing healthcare needs of our patients as they navigate through each life stage – from the very first visit through the specialised care needed during the senior years. We’ll be with you every step of the way to help your animal companion enjoy a long, happy and healthy life.

We are proud to be accredited by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS), a designation that demonstrates our commitment to providing the highest quality veterinary care with each and every interaction we have. From preventative medicine to advanced diagnostics, to surgery and everything in between, let Shore Veterinary Centre become your trusted resource for all of your pet care needs.

Find Us
01475 637312
7 Albert Road
PA19 1NH
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