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Clinical Director - South Norwood, London

Paxton Veterinary Clinics Ltd
South Norwood, London (Greater)
Salary of £50,000-£65,000 dependent on experience
Closing date
18 Aug 2021

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Animal Health, Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
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Clinical Director
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We have a great opportunity for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon looking to take the next step into becoming a Clinical Director. Generous Clinical CPD budget, alongside a 2 week IVC CD Leadership and Development training course. IVC quarterly CD meetings, plus regular Clinical Board, Marketing and Financial updates. Average 5 days a week, with 1 in 3 Saturdays consulting only 9-5pm with the following Friday and weekend off. No OOH. No Sundays.

Salary £50,000-£65,000 dependent on experience + CD bonus of up to £15k/year dependent on the progress of clinic.

We are a thriving 2 site RCVS Accredited practice in South London, established 90 years this summer! Situated in a lovely part of South London, no accommodation is offered but both clinics are within 5 minutes’ walk of mainline train stations.

We have all the equipment and support needed for you to carry out your job in a professional friendly manner. We have a team of 5 wonderful Vets with a wide range of interests plus 4 RVNs and support staff. We are a very friendly team in a happy, positive, and supportive workplace.

You will be an experienced first opinion Vet as the role entails a mix of first opinion consulting and surgical caseload, with 1 full day a week dedicated to management. You will have full clinical freedom, and will be able to work up your cases from start to finish.

You would be sharing the CD role with our current CD, with the full support of our superwoman of a PM, Head VN, and IVC Business Support Manager. Therefore this role would suit either an experienced CD, or someone completely new to the role.

Benefits (subject to pro rata)

•             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

•             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.

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The Paxton Vet Clinics comprises of two clinics, located on either side of Crystal Palace. Both sites offer the same equipment and standard of care. Both have been established Veterinary Clinics for over 40 years, and serve clients and their pets living all over South East London, including Crystal Palace, Dulwich, Penge, all the Norwoods, Croydon, Thornton Heath, Beckenham, Sydenham, Streatham and their surrounds. Our Head Vet Helen Spencer has worked here since 2003, taking ownership of both clinics in 2007.

We have a dedicated team of 3 Veterinary Surgeons, 4 Veterinary Nurses, 2 Animal Care Assistants and 2 Receptionists who work along side each other to provide the best care for our patients and their owners.

We are proud to have been awarded RCVS Accreditation in 2010, which is a voluntary scheme we were keen to be part of. It means that both clinics have passed rigorous inspections by our Governing Body the RCVS (Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons) in order to gain the certification.

Find Us
0208 6533 355
30 Clifton Road
South Norwood
SE25 6NJ
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