Clinical Director

Website Pennard Vets

Beyond the ordinary

We are excited to be looking for a Clinical Director who will play a pivotal role in shaping the strategic direction, growth, and operational excellence of Pennard Vets. This NEW position in the practice will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of exceptional veterinary services while driving financial performance and operational efficiency. The ideal candidate will bring a strong background in business management combined with a passion for animal welfare and veterinary healthcare.

Salary range from £90-100K, with a fantastic benefits package shaped by the team including:

  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Private Health Care
  • Electric Car and Cycle to work schemes
  • Working with amazing team and much more!

We are looking for a candidate with a Veterinary Degree, current registration with the RCVS and extensive clinical experience in veterinary medicine, with a track record of excellence in patient care. The role requires strong business acumen with experience in strategic planning, financial management, and operations and proven leadership experience in a veterinary, healthcare, or related business environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Operational Oversight: Monitor group operations to ensure the delivery of exceptional veterinary care and services while maintaining operational efficiency.
  • Clinical Protocols Development: Develop and implement clinical protocols and standards that align with the latest advancements in veterinary medicine, in collaboration with clinical principals.
  • Leadership and Team Development: Lead, motivate, and develop a diverse team of veterinarians, nurses, and support staff, fostering a culture of excellence, teamwork, and continuous improvement.
  • Strategic Planning: Develop and implement strategic business plans in collaboration with the management team to achieve long-term growth, business development, client satisfaction, and profitability targets.
  • Compliance and Standards Adherence: Ensure compliance with regulatory, ethical, and professional standards and adhere to industry best practices.
  • Financial Management: Manage financial performance, including budgeting, forecasting, debit management and financial reporting, to ensure the sustainability and growth of the practice.
  • Business Development: Identify and pursue new business opportunities, including expansions and partnerships, to enhance the practice’s market presence and service offerings.
  • Technology and Innovation: Champion the integration of technology and innovation in service delivery and business operations, leveraging new tools to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.

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As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups.

About Pennard Vets

At Pennard Vets, every member of our team is an employee owner of the practice, committed to ensuring our service goes beyond the ordinary. We’re creating an environment that looks after the people that look after the pets. We’re 125 years old, and by operating in this way, we’ll continue to grow for the next 125 years, and beyond.