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Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Employer
Medivet
Location
Newtown, Powys
Salary
Salary up to £65,000 depending on experience
Closing date
27 Dec 2023

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Sector
Small Animal, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Our little quaint town of Newtown is looking for the next Veterinary Surgeon in a leadership capacity in our Medivet practice.

The practice has 3 consult rooms, separate prep and theatre, separate dog and cat ward and working towards their silver cat friendly status. We offer 15 minute appointments and you will be supported by a dedicated, driven head nurse, student vet nurse and a receptionist.

We are looking for someone who enjoys their job and strives for high clinical standards. Ideally we want someone full time, which is a 4-day week with 1 in 6 full weekends at our hospital in Shrewsbury, but would consider someone part time (3 day week)

  • Salary up to £65,000 depending on experience and we will also pay for a certificate if you wanted to do one. We are a Medivet practice so have a big support network of vets locally and nationally who you can go to for advice on cases/refer things to.
  • We have all the usual equipment, including k-laser, but for anything extra e.g. CT scanner and scopes you can take your case to our local Hospital (Shrewsbury Pet Hospital), which is 45 mins away, and continue working it up there.
  • OOH goes to our local hospital.

The role is a leadership role so you will be expected to drive clinical performance and other aspects of the business. You will work closely with the regional teams to discuss practice performance and help grow the client base.

Please do not hesitate to email katherine.kingham@medivet.co.uk for further enquiries.

Are you an experienced Veterinary Surgeon that is looking for that next step in your career? Have you thought in the past about setting up your own practice but don’t know where to start?

We have an amazing opportunity at Medivet Newtown for a Branch Partner to join the Medivet community, you will be empowered to run your own business with clinical freedom in partnership with Medivet.

You will have full support of our regional teams and Support Centre function along with the well-established team in the practice. As well as your day-to-day duties within practice caring for your patients and clients, you will play a key role in leading and managing the team. You will have the drive and ambition to develop the practice client base, ensuring high standards of care are always delivered.

As qualified MRCVS, you’ll already have good experience gained in small animal practice. You’ll be competent in clinical examination and surgery and confident working sole charge or as part of the wider team. Sharing our values being trustworthy, caring, and progressive, you will have all the softer skills essential to working effectively and empathetically, such as good communication skills, mediation experience, and the ability to share knowledge and lead by being an outstanding, positive example to others.

Branch Partnership Benefits include:

  • Help to decide the best equity model for you and financial support.
  • You can own up to 50% of the practice depending on how much you wish to invest.
  • Medivet has a dedicated Branch Partnership team to assist with the process.
  • Remaining invested in cases, thanks to our Hub and Spoke model with state‑of-the-art equipment and specialists.
  • Our Support Centre team to look after and guide you on the non-clinical aspects of running a practice.
  • Freedom to practise in the way we were taught at university; our community is built on trust.
  • Support and guidance from our Clinical Operations team to enable you to develop your practice.
  • Becoming part of an 800 strong vet community, unlike independent practice owners.
  • Financial rewards in line with your practice’s success meaning your income could vastly exceed your current salary expectations.
  • True work/life balance working four-day weeks, six weeks’ holiday with maternity and paternity benefits.
  • Ability to sell your equity at any time, retaining complete control of your career.
  • Building the best place to work in the veterinary industry, experiencing genuine job satisfaction.

 

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