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We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Clinical Director to join our team.

Role: Clinical Director

Term: 6 months fixed term contract

The Clinical Director will be responsible for maintaining the standards of and leading the development of the clinical progression of the Practice. They will facilitate communication between teams within the business and the wider region whilst overseeing the management of clinical activities within Animal Ark. 

Drive and deliver on revenue and profit targets in your business units maintaining profitability shape of COGs and staffing margins.

A clear determination in developing the overall business is vital, therefore as a member of the senior management team you will also be a key stakeholder to ensure the smooth communication and alignment of the 1st opinion business with referrals. 

To uphold the group governance policies and practice standards of Vetsafe ensuring regular reviews, M&M meetings and clinical audits are completed within your business unit.  

This practice has an established and generous support staff team comprising of regional support manager, practice manager, lead receptionist overseeing a large reception team, Head Nurse, RVN’s SVN’S and PCA’s who form a welcoming and experienced group of people. We are currently a 9 vet practice and each vet brings their own set of skills to the team. The team of vets are very supportive and enjoy sharing their skills with their peers and are always open to learning new techniques.

We have a wide range of equipment, direct radiography, ultrasound, dental radiographs, endoscopy equipment, laparoscopy, large in house lab, k laser, hydrotherapy, a modern consult building with separate cat and dog waiting rooms, a separate hospital building that is soon to go under refurbishment to allow multiple theatres and both indoor and outdoor staff areas to enjoy your lunch breaks.

Our clients are dedicated and bonded and want the highest quality people to be looking after their pets. They want diagnoses rather than drugs and are advocates for the practice which is long-established in the area.

40 hours a week. Monday to Friday; 1 in 4 Saturdays with day off in week. Rota negotiable.


Our Vision:

Passionately providing unparalleled quality vet care for pets and their families.

Animal Ark Vets are one of the largest providers of high-quality veterinary services in Essex & North East London. We are proud to be known for excellent patient care and are dedicated to maintaining the professional skills of our teams at a high level.

Our philosophy is to provide compassionate and high-quality veterinary care and to reinvest in our facilities and team. We are client-focused, progressive and professional.

We are accredited under the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Practice Standards Scheme. We place a strong emphasis on professional development, providing a supportive environment and are committed to continuing education of our teams.

Experience the Animal Ark Vets difference today!

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