Clinical Director required at Well House Veterinary Clinic

Crowborough, East Sussex
up to £72,000 per annum depending on experience
05 Sep 2022
05 Oct 2022
Contract Type

The Role

Are you looking for a new challenge in a vibrant, supportive, and forward-thinking team? If so, then we want you! 

We are looking for a Clinical Director to join us and lead our team.
We hope that you are enthusiastic and enjoy sharing your knowledge through mentoring and coaching with all members of the team. Here at Well House, we have a varied surgical and clinical caseload that will utilise your diagnostic and surgical skills, whilst allowing for a diverse working day. 

You will lead the team and support in the running of the practice. We are truly invested in our team and will support all interests at any level, for example, your interest may be in imaging/ultrasound, and you wish to further your knowledge through a Certificate - we can support you with this or any other interest. 

We are asking our new Clinical Director to work full time, 40 hours per week over 4 days and 1:4 weekends. The role does not require you to work any OOH. 


Salary for the role is up to £72,000 per annum depending on experience.

About Us

Well House Vets has two clinics, one in Crowborough and the other in Tunbridge Wells. We border on Ashdown Forest, an area of outstanding natural beauty and a great way to walk off the stresses after the working day. Both clinics are near a mainline train station for London/Gatwick for that quick dinner followed by a visit to the theatre. We have achieved the ISFM Silver Accredited cat-friendly clinic. 

We have all the usual equipment and facilities including ultrasound, in-house laboratories, endoscopy, digital x-ray, theatre suite, and separate cat and dog wards. We have a Dental Suite and if you are interested in pursuing a Dental Certificate this would be an excellent opportunity for you. 

About the Team and Culture

Currently, our team consists of 3 Veterinary Surgeons with one of them being a Senior Veterinary Surgeon, 1 Deputy Registered Veterinary Nurse, 1 Registered Veterinary Nurse, 1 Student Veterinary Nurse, and a brilliant support team consisting of, 2 Kennel Assistants, 2 Receptionists, and a Practice Manager. One of our Registered Veterinary Nurses has a keen interest in dental and if you were to share the same interest it would be great to work together to establish a sought-after dental facility in the area. 

We are a close team who believe in working together to provide a high standard of care for our clients and patients. We have an ethos at Well House that includes an openness in regard to the sharing of knowledge and experiences. We believe this to be paramount to ensuring that we remain a cohesive team and share best practices. 

Applicant Requirements

We pride ourselves on having a team that works to a high standard to ensure that patient care is at the forefront of their work. Therefore, we are seeking a passionate and diverse individual with a positive can-do approach to all tasks. You will have an excellent bedside manner and be an avid team player. We do ask that you have leadership experience and feel confident to support in the leading of a team and practice. 

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

  • 6 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays
  • 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 well-being
  • Non-accidental injury support


  • £1,250 CPD allowance with 24 hours 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 

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 and quote reference BH6890.

To apply, please email your CV to Olivia at by clicking the apply button or call 07797724566 for more information.


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