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Permanent Veterinary Clinical Director (VETSEEK-14625)

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Clinical Director

Up to £70,000 per annum

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

We are recruiting on behalf of a veterinary hospital in Peterborough for a Permanent Veterinary Clinical Director or Lead Veterinary Surgeon.

This is a full time role however the practice would consider part time or alternative hours for the right candidate.

The Hospital are looking for a motivated and forward-thinking Clinical Director and a candidate who is passionate, dedicate and excited to drive the practice forward.

Soon the Hospital will be undergoing a refurbishment to create a more modern environment however it is fully equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and diagnostics.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Working closely with the Head Nurse in implementing new practice protocols and procedures.
  • Day to day management of the hospital
  • Providing a leadership role to colleagues, become a mentor and lead from the front. Evolve with ever changing working environments.
  • Overseeing the new planned development of the Hospital
  • Coach and mentor colleagues
  • Show commitment and dedicate to their own professional development and knowledge
  • Be a professional forward and positive thinker and consider alternative ways of working to improve the running of the practice
  • Deliver a high standard of veterinary care to patients and clients
  • Establish excellent working relationships with clients.

Who are they looking for:

They are looking for an enthusiastic Vet and someone who is dedicated and committed to delivering a high standard of clinical care. They will enjoy leading from the front, setting an example to others whilst providing support and mentoring to all colleagues. They will have excellent communication skills and gain respect easily from fellow team members. Strong organisational skills are essential.

Key details:

  • Type: Small animal
  • Hours: Full time
  • Weekends: Yes
  • OOH: Yes
  • Computer system: Bespoke
  • Consultations: 15 minutes
  • Team: Large veterinary team

About them:

  • Established with an excellent reputation
  • Large animal hospital soon to be refurbished
  • Part of a large group of practices throughout the UK
  • Excellent opportunity to develop clinical skills and knowledge
  • Opportunity to study towards a certificate
  • Onsite parking
  • 24hr hospital care
  • Large supportive friendly team
  • Offers a wide range of modern veterinary services and facilities with state-of-the-art facilities
  • Ethos of family friendly, close knit supportive practice.

About you:

  • You will always deliver a high standard of clinical care
  • You will want to be at the forefront of the practice help growing and developing the services and facilities provided.
  • You will have excellent customer facing skills
  • You will establish good working relationships with clients
  • You will be professional and courteous as all times
  • You will work well within the team alongside other veterinary specialists and clinicians
  • You will be a passionate and motivated veterinary surgeon with a genuine interest for animal welfare
  • You will set a positive working environment and lead by example
  • You will enjoy mentoring and coaching others and sharing knowledge and experience
  • You will have a calming approach when dealing with a busy practice environment
  • You will be passionate and dedicated to providing excellent clinical care
  • You will have excellent customer service, communication skills and organisational skills
  • You will have career aspirations to continually develop your clinical skill set and knowledge
  • You will have areas of special interest that you would like to pursue


The practice offers a wide range of veterinary services and facilities with state-of-the-art equipment as one would expect in a modern veterinary hospital, including:

  • Nurse clinics
  • Preventative health care
  • In-house laboratory
  • Dentistry
  • X-ray
  • Orthopaedics
  • Ultrasonography
  • K-laser
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • On-site hospital facilities
  • Ultrasound


  • Salary: Up to 70,000 per annum, commensurate to experience
  • Holidays: 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays
  • CPD: Generous allowance of 1,750 plus 5 days to attend
  • Memberships: RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • Wellness programmes provided
  • Opportunity to buy and sell annual leave
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Health Insurance scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Staff Discount

Must haves:

RCVS registered and qualified or soon to be

Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom

Have excellent verbal and written communication skills

What happens next?

CLICK APPLY NOW or if you have any pre-application questions or if this role is not quite right for you, please contact the Vet Seekers team (details below) to discuss your veterinary career aspirations further.

Please quote job reference: 14625

T: 0333 014 7374

E: hello@vetseekers.co.uk

W: www.vetseekers.co.uk

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Vet Seekers was established in 2016 and is a multi-award-winning specialist veterinary recruitment agency (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022) and acts as an employment business for the supply of locum and permanent staff for the veterinary industry across the UK and overseas.

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