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Clinical Director

The Kingston Veterinary Group, Sherborne
Sherborne, Dorset
Salary is between £60,000-£75,000 depending on experience
Closing date
10 Jun 2022

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The Role

The Kingston Veterinary Group have an excellent opportunity for an Equine Clinical Director to join their team at Woodlands Equine Centre! This is an ambulatory care role based at our purpose-built centre, where you will be able to work up your own cases. Other duties include management of the equine team and liaison with other Clinical Directors in our mixed practice.

The shift pattern is 40 hours across 5 days per week, working between 8:30 am-6 pm, with a maximum of 1:4 out of hour shifts and 1:4 weekends with the view to make this 1:8 in the future. 

Salary is between £60,000-£75,000 depending on experience, we offer a Golden Handshake of £5000 and a relocation package if needed.

About Us

We are a well-established practice, based in the heart of Dorset, just one hour from the beautiful coastline, and close to a direct rail link to London. We put animal care at the heart of everything we do and pride ourselves in having a loyal client base. Our practice is equipped with all the usual facilities including digital X-ray, video endoscopy, gastroscopy, and surgical facilities.

About the Team and Culture

 Our fantastic team is made up of 4 Equine Veterinary Surgeons, 2 Equine Nurses and 3 Support Staff. As a practice, we cover Taunton and Wincanton racecourse duties and other local Equine events. We adopt a family-like, positive ethos in our surgery and want the successful candidate to fit right into our team.

Applicant Requirements

Our ideal candidate is an enthusiastic and dedicated vet who has a wealth of experience working in the equine field.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  • Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
  • CPD paid days and allowance
  • L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • BVA Membership paid
  • VDS cover
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Service-related company sick pay
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities

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.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch. Please quote BH5251 when applying for this role.

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The Kingston Veterinary group has a wide client base of small animal, farm and equine clients in both Somerset and Dorset. Over the years, the practice has expanded with a small animal surgery in Yeovil and equine branches located in Longburton and Buckhorn Weston. In October 2018 the practice started its daily running under the management of The Independent Vet Care.

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01935 813288
Long Street
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