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Clinical Director Alder Veterinary Practice Railton Rd, Guildford GU2 9LX, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
RCVS Fees Assoc. Subs Funded CPD Discount for own pets Enhanced Paid Sick Leave Pension
Posted on: 8 Feb 2024

Enthusiastic, industry-changing Clinical Director wanted!

Job Description

Job Title: Clinical Director

Salary: Up to £80,000 (D.O.E.)

Location: Alder & Crofts Vets, Surrey

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: 40 hours per week over 4 days.

1 in 4 weekends (Saturday 8-4, Sunday 10-12), external OOH provider.

We have an exciting Clinical Director opportunity at Alder and Crofts Veterinary Practices in Surrey.  


Are you an innovative leader with a passion for veterinary medicine? Are you looking for a role where you make the decisions and can have an impact?  

 We are looking for an inspiring Clinical Director who can help us revolutionise the way we care for our clients, patients, and associates across these wonderful clinics. Putting people and pets at the heart of your decision making is essential.   

You may be a Clinical Director already and now you’re looking to expand or develop your knowledge over multiple sites, with a larger team. Or, you may be a senior Vet searching for your next opportunity to expand the breadth of your leadership influence.  


Knowledge of team engagement, finance management, a passion for delivering an awesome client experience plus high standards in clinical quality will be essential, previous experience in a leadership role would be beneficial and a desire to develop others, lead change and challenge the status quo would be welcome. 

If you are passionate about the work you do with pets, have a head for business and would love to lead an experienced team to grow and develop, with a positive can-do attitude, then you might just be the person we need. Apply today! 


What we can offer you: support from a  Primary Care Director with over 20 years’ experience in the veterinary industry in the UK and Australia, regional networking with other Clinical Directors and Practice Managers, a Regional Support team comprised of a Finance Business Partner, HR Business Partner, Regional Nurse Manager, Marketing Executive and Talent Acquisition team, to name just a few and the wider support of Mars Veterinary Health, sorry no chocolate bars included. 


Benefits include

  • 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme
  • Recruitment referral reward scheme  
  • Wellness program including:
    • Employee assistance program
    • Eyecare voucher scheme
    • Free annual Flu jab
    • Cycle to work scheme


About us 

We are a RCVS accredited, two-site primary care practice that is based in the locations of Guilford and Haselmere. We provide the highest standard of veterinary care for small animals in a friendly and professional environment. Our practices are continuously being updated to ensure that our pets are being cared for in the best way possible, through our facilities and caring team. 


Alder Veterinary Practice is a purpose-built hospital, with plenty of room to expand our services. Our flagship practice proudly offers advanced facilities including: 

  • Separate dog, cat & exotic wards  

  • 2 theatres,  

  • Imaging suite with ultrasound and digital radiography 

  • Dedicated dental suite

  • Large consult rooms - including a cat only room devoted to improving the feline experience 

  • Endoscopy and in-house blood analysis. 


Crofts Veterinary Practice is based in Haslemere, with a distinct village feel and a committed client base, this clinic has been in the local area for over a century and offers a professional and friendly environment to help put both clients and pets at ease. 

For more information please contact Paige on or call  07708478484. 

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