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Woodbridge - Framlingham

Clinical Director Framlingham Vets Station Rd, Framlingham, Woodbridge IP13 9EE, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Posted on: 27 Jul 2020

Job Description

Framlingham is a quaint historic town in Suffolk, it is known for being one of the most desirable places to live in the country and it’s more famous for its beautiful Castle which towers over the town.

 Our practice is small animal only, operating over 6 days. The building is modern and spacious. We have separate dog and cat kennels. We run a range of nurse-run consultations including geriatric pet, weight control, travel and dental clinics. We have excellent laboratory equipment - digital X-ray, ultrasound and separate dental suite with the latest dental equipment and dental x-ray. We run on site orthopaedic, soft tissue surgery and dermatology referrals. We have a full complement of nursing and reception staff plus an experienced practice manager. 2 other experienced vets complete the team. 

This role offers an excellent opportunity for anyone who has wanted to run their own practice without the burden of financial commitment. This is a full time position, working a 4 day week with 1:3 Saturday and no OOH. As Clinical Director, you will be responsible for the management of the clinic, the team and clinical issues. You will be expected to monitor and maintain clinical standards, assist in ensuring the smooth day-to-day running of the practice, assist in budgets, financial and forward planning of the surgery and in the continued growth and development of the business. The role will be well supported by a network of like-minded professionals. We can offer candidates the opportunity to enjoy a superb work/life balance with excellent relocation assistance if required.

 The ideal candidate will be a confident small animal clinician who is passionate about first opinion veterinary medicine with good communication skills and a drive to move the practice forward. We also offer full Clinical Director training where required with much on site support available. 

  • 30 days paid holiday not including bank holidays
  • 5 days paid CPD leave
  • £1500 CPD Allowance per annum
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • RCVS membership paid
  • VDS membership paid
  • Service based holiday entitlement increases
  • Birthday leave
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension
  • CPD/training support
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Company sick pay
  • Employee opinion survey
  • Free uniform in a number of roles
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Social events
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Academy & Leadership courses
  • Focus on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free flu jabs


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.

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