Full Time Small Animal Clinical Director Vet near Strathaven

Location Strathaven
Discipline: Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon
Contact name: Julie Powell

Contact email: julie@brightleaf.co.uk
Job ref: 7648
Published: 27 days ago

Our clients practice was established in 1921 and in moved to a purpose-built small animal and equine facility in 2009. They are now looking for an experienced and motivated Clinical Director to join the team.
 
The practice is located in a rural location on the outskirts of the small market town of Strathaven in South Lanarkshire. Strathaven is a historic market town located close to the River Avon which was granted Royal Burgh status in 1450. The town boasts several local attractions, such as Strathaven Castle, Strathaven Park, Airfield and Golf Club and has a great community spirit with excellent schools. The clinics claim to fame is that the founding partner was the first to diagnose and report an LDA.  
 
There are currently have 5 consulting rooms, dental xray, ECG and laparoscopic equipment.  The practice is a very desirable place to work, with some of the best views, an incredibly spacious waiting room, large meeting room, and a great cafe within the agricultural centre adjacent to them. The directors have a close-knit relationship which allows them to support each other's departments as required, whilst still giving each department the autonomy to make their own decisions.

There is a large multidisciplinary team comprising 3 Clinical Directors, 15 clinical Vets, 5 Vets solely undertaking export work, all delivered with very strong Nursing and Reception support, comprising 10 Registered Veterinary Nurses/Veterinary Care Assistants and 9 Receptionists. They take part in the annual Strathaven raft race and this year have three rafts taking part- with some team members electing to get wet and others preferring to support from dry land.

You will manage the small animal side of the practice alongside the practice manager, with the support of the farm and equine clinical directors, and the area director and support manager.  You will be the small animal clinical lead in the practice, consulting with clients and performing surgeries.

Other duties include:
  • Supporting the team to achieve best practices and deliver the best outcomes for patients.
  • Responsibility for the financial performance of the small animal side of the practice and supporting the team to reach their intended goals.
  • Following company policies and procedures and promote this within the team.
 
Salary is up to £75,600 pa DOE.
 
If you're interested in learning more about this exciting opportunity or wish to apply, please don't hesitate to contact
Juliep@brightleaf.co.uk or give us a call at 01422 433900. We are dedicated to assisting talented Small Animal Veterinary Surgeons like you in finding the ideal job.

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