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Veterinary Surgeon

Employer
Medivet
Location
St Neots, Cambridgeshire
Salary
Salary package up to £55,000 per year
Closing date
1 Mar 2024

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

Job Details

The Opportunity

As a Veterinary Surgeon you will play a pivotal role in diagnosing, treating and managing various medical conditions in small animal practice. Using a combination of your medical expertise, surgical proficiency, and communication skills to provide exceptional care, ensuring the health and happiness of our patients and clients.

You will be competent in clinical examination, routine 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, building trusting relationships with your colleagues, harnessing our one team culture. You will also display good communication skills and the desire to share your knowledge and skills by being an outstanding, positive example to others.

Medivet St Neots is a thriving local practice that are currently seeking a Veterinary Surgeon to join our team.

Our branch is a two vet practice, where you will be fully supported by our nursing team consisting of a Head RVN, RVN and two Student Nurses.

St Neots is a charming market town located in west Cambridgeshire. Nestled on the banks of the River Great Ouse, the town has a rich medieval heritage and a range of historic architecture. The vibrant town offers a variety of restaurants, shops, markets and open spaces in which to enjoy leisure time. The town has great transport links with easy access to the A1 and A428 and our practice is just a 10-minute walk from St Neots train station.

Salary & Benefits
Salary package up to £55,000 per year
• Tier 2 visa sponsorship for candidates outside of the UK
• Relocation package of up to £2000 (Up to £5000 if relocating from outside of the UK)
• CPD allowance £1500 & 3 days paid CPD leave per annum (FTE)
• 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays (FTE)
• RCVS, VDS & BVA fees paid
• Funded certificate opportunities
• 24 hour access to wellbeing and employee assistance program
• Enhanced maternity/paternity leave
• Pension scheme
• Paid sabbatical after five years’ service
• Additional paid leave for exceptional attendance
• Hapibenefits – A range of discounts on shopping, entertainment and meals out.

The role is working 4 days per week, currently there are no weekend working requirements however future weekend working will be required. Part time applicants also welcomed.

If you would like further information about the role or would prefer an informal chat before applying, please contact Serena at serena.khima@medivet.co.uk

Exceptional care is at the heart of everything we do at Medivet. That’s the care for our patients, our clients and for each other – we really want to make a positive difference through every interaction we have.

Key Accountabilities

In this role you will:

  • Provide first class clinical care through consultations, procedures and monitoring.
  • Complete clinical handover and arrange transfer of any patient needing out of hours or enhanced care.
  • Provide exceptional client care giving clear updates on patients, resolving issues as they arise.
  • Observe the highest standards of regulatory, practice and operational compliance.
  • Prepare accurate estimates for clients, ensuring payment and minimising debt.
  • Maximise capacity through the most effective utilisation of clinical skills.
  • Hold engaging clinical meetings with veterinary and nursing teams.
  • Support and carry out colleague clinical mentoring / development.
  • Pro-actively support and share clinical best practice within and across clinics and the wider Medivet community.

Your Skills and Experience

  • RCVS registered Veterinary Surgeon, or with the eligibility to be registered.
  • Minimum of one year of small animal practice experience.
  • A client-oriented approach, with excellent communication skills.
  • Experience of working to the highest medical and surgical standards.
  • Experience of working with a team to develop a practice.
  • Competent in clinical examination and surgery.
  • Confident working sole charge.
  • Experience of building trusting relationships with colleagues, and working effectively as part of a team.
  • A great communicator, you will be an outstanding and positive example to others.

About Us

Medivet is a leading veterinary care provider, operating in the UK, Germany, Spain and France with more than 500 practices and 27 24-hour veterinary centres.

We’re proud to support a large, connected and growing community of colleagues who provide exceptional care, always there. That’s more than a strapline for us, we truly believe every interaction we have matters and that we can make a real difference.

We’re continuing our mission to deliver exceptional care, always there by creating great experiences for our patients, clients, and colleagues through a forward-thinking and caring environment where we make every experience better by using the very best equipment and treatment options available, including in-house MRI machines and state-of-the-art operating theatres.

We love working with talented, like-minded people who want to stand out in their field and whose compassion for animals always goes way beyond their job. We have exciting plans for the future so come and join us on our journey.

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