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Clinical Director Sussex Coast Vets, Bexhill De La Warr Rd, Bexhill, Bexhill-on-Sea TN40 2JY, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Min Offered: £ 70,000 per year GBP
Posted on: 12 May 2022

Clinical Director required at Sussex Coast Vets

Job Description

The Role

Sussex Coast Vets, set in a beautiful location on the Southeast Coast, are looking for a Clinical Director to join the team. As a Clinical Director, your responsibilities offer flexibility between clinical and managerial tasks depending on the needs at the time. The working days will be varied but include leading the team to deliver a gold standard of patient care, whilst being supported by the fantastic team including a Practice Manager and Head Nurse. If you enjoy change management and driving a practice successfully then this role would be the appropriate next step for you.

The rota will include working 40 hours per week over 5 days. Weekend cover may be needed. 


The salary for the role is up to £70,000 per annum depending on experience.

About Us

Sussex Coast Vets is a well-established 24-hour practice in Bexhill-on-Sea and a part of a group of five branches serving the Hastings and Bexhill area. We provide out-of-hours emergency care to several practices in the area. Recently refurbished, the clinic is equipped with a full range of diagnostic laboratory equipment, digital x-ray, Doppler ultrasound, endoscopy, and excellent facilities.

East Sussex is an area steeped in history, with beautiful countryside, stunning coastlines, and an abundance of choice within the art, sports, and leisure scenes, with something to suit everyone! We also have the convenience of great links to Brighton, London, and Gatwick airport.

About the Team and Culture

Here at Sussex Coast Vets, we are seeking new team members who have an innovative attitude and want to be a part of an exciting time of team growth and maintaining our reputable service. We have a team of 25 to 35 talented people across the group, from Veterinary Surgeons, to Registered and Trainee Student Nurses, as well as our Receptionist and Support team function, which complete the team at Sussex Coast Vets. 

We welcome vets with a range of experience to Sussex Coast, including those with interests in orthopaedics, exotics, ultrasonography, and emergency care. We have embedded a supportive culture at Sussex Coast, allowing for investment in our employee’s skill sets and specific interests through further study, clinical case exposure, and training.

Applicant Requirements 

Our ideal candidate would be enthusiastic and able to perform the duties of a practicing Vet working to high clinical standards. They will lead by example and be an excellent communicator, ensuring smooth working relationships between internal teams. A positive can-do attitude and a good level of resilience are required for this role.

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
  • Company bonus scheme
  • 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 focussed 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 and quote reference BH5800.

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