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Veterinary Surgeon - Knypersley, Staffordshire

Knypersley, Stoke-on-Trent
Up to £55,000 per year
Closing date
16 May 2024

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We are seeking a Veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly and motivated team in Knypersley, Staffordshire.

The practice is led by our Branch Partner and Lead Veterinary Surgeon Richard who is highly dedicated and has keen interest in dentistry and orthopaedics. You will also be fully supported by the rest of this experienced team which includes a Head RVN and Practice Manager.

The practice can provide digital x-ray, dental x-ray, inhouse blood analysers and ultrasound services, alongside Medivets unique hub and spoke model, allowing access to diagnostic equipment at our local 24-hour hospital including multi parameter, CT scanner, endoscope and a laparoscopic kit.
The practice has been working very hard towards gaining the ISFM cat friendly clinic registration.

We can offer full time of 4 days per week and a fair weekend rota or as we know how important work / life balance is, why not talk to us about part time hours that suit you. Other benefits to include:

  • Tier 2 visa sponsorship for candidates outside of the UK
  • Relocation package if relocating from outside the UK or more than 50 miles from your current UK address
  • CPD allowance £1500 & 3 days paid CPD leave per annum
  • RCVS, VDS & BVA fees paid
  • Funded certificate opportunities
  • 24-hour access to wellbeing and employee assistance program
  • Leadership training
  • Paid sabbatical after five years’ service

Role accountabilities

  • Perform a wide range of consults, surgical procedures, dental and x-rays.
  • Conduct thorough pre-operative assessments and post-operative care
  • Collaborate with the team to develop treatment plans
  • Utilise diagnostic laboratory, imaging and ultrasound testing where required.
  • Prescribe medication.
  • Promote preventative care by advocating and administering routine vaccinations and immunisations.
  • Educate clients on positive lifestyle choices and preventative car
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to members of the support team.
  • Ensure compliance with veterinary ethics and relevant statutes, policies & procedures.
  • Maintain patients’ medical records.

Skills and experience

  • Qualified MRCVS
  • 2 years’ experience in a small animal practice
  • Competent in clinical examination and surgery
  • Competent in working sole charge or as part of the wider team

About us

Medivet is a leading veterinary care provider, with practices across the UK including a number of 24-hour veterinary centres and referral centres. We also have a growing presence overseas with practices in France, Germany and Spain.

We’re proud to support a large, connected and growing community of colleagues who provide exceptional care that’s 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.  This is as true for our colleagues as it is for our patients and clients.  Being part of Medivet means being part of a forward-thinking and caring environment with the very best equipment and treatment options available, and the very best treatment for you as a valued member of the team.

This is the home of talented people like you who want to stand out in their field and whose compassion for animals goes way beyond their job. Join us and be part of our exciting plans for the future.


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