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Clinical Director - The Pet Hospital

The Role

The Pet Hospital in Waterford has a rare and exciting opportunity for a Clinical Director to join their team.

The Clinical Director role is of utmost importance within our practice. This role leads the practice in ensuring the best level of care is given to each client and their pet. You will be a key contact in both the clinical and non-clinical aspects of running the practice, with the opportunity to develop your interests and put your own stamp on the practice. You will need to be proficient in surgery, clinical skills and communication as other day-to-day duties would see the successful candidate overseeing the general running of the practice with your main focus being clinical work, operating and consulting. You will work with the Practice Manager and Business Support Manager to develop and lead the clinic's direction.

This is a full-time, permanent position. The salary for this role is highly competitive.

About Us

We are passionate about animal care and our skilled team of veterinary surgeons and nurses are dedicated to providing the highest quality care for your animals. Founded in 1998, The Pet Hospital is a leading small animal veterinary hospital based in Waterford, providing the highest quality of animal care to pets across the southeast for over 23 years.

At our state-of-the-art veterinary hospital, we use the highest quality equipment in delivering a full suite of veterinary services for our clients and their pets. We are passionate about animal care and our skilled team of veterinary surgeons and nurses are devoted to your pet’s well-being.

Applicant Requirements

The ideal candidate will need to be an experienced veterinary surgeon (generally  5+years) with a VCI membership and a right to work in Ireland. You would need to have a high focus on clinical excellence and best practice policies. Also, to be passionate in wanting to progress you and your team’s clinical knowledge and skill development, which in turn contributes to the growth of the practice and the clinical team. You would need to have leadership and management knowledge or appreciation for same. A good understanding of veterinary finance is highly desirable. A clean driver’s license is required for the role.

Benefits – Subject to Pro-rata

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our staff, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive salary, you will also benefit from:

  • Work Life Balance
    • 22 days Annual Leave
    • Birthday Leave (paid day off on your birthday)
  • Focus on Employee Wellbeing
    • Paid Maternity Leave Package
    • Paid Paternity Leave
    • Cycle to Work Scheme
    • Full access to EAP and Wellbeing Centre
    • Paid Bereavement Leave
    • Company Sick Pay
  • Development
    • €1350 annual CPD allowance with 5 days paid CPD days pro rata
    • Funding of any Certificates /  Diplomas / PhD’s you may want to pursue
    • Career Progression Opportunities, both clinical and non-clinical
    • Care Fund – Annual contribution of €1,200 to use on a case of your choice to ensure a successful outcome with your patient
  • Professional Memberships
    • VCI membership paid
    • VDS cover paid
  • Additional Benefits
    • Annual Pay Reviews
    • Dedicated CARE fund – annual contribution of €1,200 from IVC Evidensia for each Vet to use on a case of your choice to ensure successful outcome with your patient (T&C’s apply)
    • Pawesome Benefits - reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with hundreds of retailers
    • Employer Pension Contributions
    • Free Flu Inoculations
    • Discounted Veterinary Fees
    • Sponsorship for Overseas Employees
    • Opportunity to join company programmes (LGBTQ+, Wellbeing Champions, Nurses Committee, Clinical Board and many more)
    • Relocation Package

As a BAME and LGBTQIA+ 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.

Any questions before applying?

Speak to Shónagh Dawson from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.

 

Shónagh Dawson RVN

Talent Partner

shonagh.dawson@ivcevidensia.com

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