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Veterinary Surgeon

Employer
Medivet
Location
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary
Salary package up to £55,000 per annum
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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Job Details

We are seeking a friendly dynamic Veterinary Surgeon to work in our Cheltenham, Charlton Kings and Leckhampton small animal practices.

The role is working 4 days per week plus one in four Saturdays. We can also offer other flexible working hours for the right candidate.

Cheltenham is adjacent to the M5 motorway and is based an hour away from Bristol and Birmingham (and two hours away from London). Bordering the Cotswolds, Cheltenham offers an excellent base to explore and has a wide range of shops, bars and restaurants.

Located in the picturesque town of Cheltenham our practices come well-equipped with digital x-ray, dental x-ray, Imotek ultrasound machine, multiparameter monitors, endoscopy and much more!

Both our Medivet Cheltenham and Medivet Charlton Kings sites are undergoing rebranding refurbishment in 2023! The Cheltenham practice is a beautiful spacious grade 2 listed building.

Charlton Kings is a smaller, yet still spacious building which is predominantly consult only. Medivet Leckhampton is in the heart of the Cheltenham retail area. The practice is in the process of being relocated into a beautiful character building, holding onto character and charm whilst offering high specification, modern facilities and plenty of space for the optimum working environment.

Key benefits include:

  • CPD Allowance £1,500 plus 3 days' CPD leave.
  • RCVS, BVA and VDS fees paid.
  • Exceptional opportunities for career development, including certificates.
  • 5 weeks' annual leave.
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay.
  • Relocation allowance should you move more than 50 miles from your current address.
  • We can support Certificates of Sponsorship for a Tier 2 (General) Visa.

Please contact carlie.smith@medivet.co.uk for a friendly initial conversation.

Role Accountabilities:

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.

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 branches 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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