Clinical Director / Head Vet for Veterinary Hospital in Cambridgeshire


Julie Powell
Our client in Peterborough are looking for a forward thinking, dynamic and motivated Clinical Director or Head Vet to join their team on a permanent basis.

As their current Head Vet heads back home to Australia, the team are searching for a candidate who wants to join a team in this exciting role with the shared aim of driving the Hospital forward in its journey.

This small animal hospital is well established and is open 24/7 offering a full out of hours service which the team run themselves. The team offer expertise in orthopedic surgeries and diagnostic imaging as well as routine surgeries such as neutering and dental.
A complete refurbishment of the hospital is planned, providing the team, patients and clients a fully equipped, modern hospital environment.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced and enthusiastic veterinary surgeon who is passionate about delivering high standards of care to both patients and clients. You must have strong organisational skills and be keen to continually improve your own professional knowledge with the ability to encourage similar development of colleagues and enable knowledge sharing across the team. In addition you will be someone who is respected by colleagues and clients and be happy to be a key player in the day-to-day management of the Hospital workload whilst offering support to branch colleagues.

The role as Head Vet will see you work closely with the Head Nurse in making and implementing new protocols, procedures and policies and carving out a vision for the practice, supported by the leadership team of the group.

On offer for the right candidate is a salary up to 70k dependent upon experience, 5 weeks annual holiday plus bank holidays, a minimum of 1750 and a 5 day CPD allowance - more funding is available for relevant qualifications. RCVS fees and one other professional membership fees covered plus a growing list of flexible benefits such as the ability to buy and sell annual leave

If this role sounds of interest please email your CV through to [email protected] or give me a call on 01422 433900.

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Bright Leaf Recruitment is a recruitment agency specialising in veterinary recruitment. We have been placing exceptional veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses in great roles around the United Kingdom, Dubai and Australia since 2010. Our team of expert recruiters have over two decades of experience in the veterinary recruitment industry.