Clinical Director

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Up to £72,000 a year
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Shift and schedule
Monday to Friday
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Disability confident


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Company pension
Cycle to work scheme
Employee discount
Private medical insurance

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The Role

Here at Shaw Vets, we are looking for a Clinical Director to join our team. If you are looking for the next step in your career and the opportunity to help develop others then this role could be for you. As a senior member of the team, you will be required to carry out veterinary duties, supporting the clinical team and working closely with the Practice Manager. The rota will include working 4 days a week between the hours of 8:30am-6:30pm Monday to Friday. There will be 1 in 4 weekends (Saturday morning only) with no out of hours. The salary will be up to £72,000 depending on experience.

About Us

Shaw Vets put Animal Welfare at the heart of everything we do, seeking to provide the highest level of care to all our clients and patients. Shaw Vets are a thriving single site small animal practice on the edge of Swindon. Ran independently for 25 years prior to becoming part of the IVC Evidensia Group, we have many bonded clients, and many members of staff who have been here for one and even two decades. We are minutes from M4 J16, with parks close by and a nice mix of town and countryside-based clients. The practice is well equipped including digital X-ray, dental X-ray, ultrasonography, and much more. Currently, we have 4 Veterinary Surgeons, 6 Registered Veterinary Nurses, and 5 Support Team members. Supporting pet behavior is particularly important to the practice, with our Nurses undertaking the COAPE qualification, frequent use of fear-free handling techniques and currently renewing our Cat-Friendly ISFM status. Staff support and wellbeing is at the forefront of our ethos. We actively monitor workload to achieve a good work life balance for all our staff.

Applicant Requirements

We’re looking for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon with an interest in management, to take a lead role within the practice. To be successful in this role you will be a team player, who has a great work ethic and shares our passion for delivering patient and client care of the highest standard. Because our employee’s matter We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from – Work life balance
  • 7.6 weeks annual leave
  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
  • Your birthday as a paid day off
  • Private medical insurance
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Non-accidental injury support
  • £1250 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro rata
  • Certificate support
  • Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
  • All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme
Professional Memberships
  • BVA membership
  • VDS cover
  • RCVS fees
  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Discounted staff pet care
  • Relocation allowance up to £5000
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.