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Veterinary Surgeon - Maldon Road, Colchester

Employer
Medivet
Location
Colchester, Essex
Salary
Salary up to £50,000 per annum, depending on experience
Closing date
12 Jun 2024
Phone number
07961XXXXXX

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

Job Details

As part of the Medivet team, you’ll be joining a collaborative effort across different areas of the business, whether you’re based in practice, across regions, or at our support centre to create an environment where values and standards thrive.

We collaborate and look out for one another in whatever we do. Our workers help each other within practices and across regions, and our physician’s clinicians closely with our Support Centre colleagues, building one team out of many.

Why work at Medivet

We’re a community of veterinary professionals committed to providing truly exceptional care. We’re always looking for people who aspire to stand out in their field, and it’s this vision and enthusiasm that forms the foundation of how we work. We've established a network of over 400 practises and 12 cutting-edge 24-hour centres, all of which are home to a family of professionals that deliver excellent care.

 You won't simply be a part of the team here; you'll be a part of our global family. We've established a network of over 400 practises and 12 cutting-edge 24-hour centres, all of which are home to a family of professionals that deliver excellent care. You will not only assist in the delivery of care, but you will also provide great care to your patients and clients. And you'll do it all with the help of your coworkers and some of the industry's greatest training and development.

Join us where we’re building better every day.

Job Details and Role:

Our Lead Vets are responsible for directing the practice and its staff in providing the very best care to clients and their pets. You’ll also have an engaged interest in the running of the practice and be rewarded for its success.

This post has tremendous potential and lends itself to the area of interest of the selected candidates, with the ability to influence clinical direction. Ideal for someone who is driven and willing to lead a welcoming team and help the practice grow.

What you will be doing:

  • Ensure all team members provide quality, ethical care to all clients and their pets/livestocks via guidance and mentorship
  • Work alongside your regional teams to ensure the overall performance of the practice is met to a high standard, budgets are maintained, and a positive working environment is achieved
  • Ensure relevant compliance with veterinary ethics and statutes, policies, and procedures g. Medivet preferred drug policy
  • Assess, examine, and diagnose patients’ medical issues including but not limited to surgeries, diagnostics, imaging, and ultrasound testing
  • Provide high standards of clinical care to your clients and patients and direction and leadership to colleagues in practice, to ensure delivery against agreed performance measures
  • Ensure the delivery of exceptional clinical quality and care standards in your practice, always encouraging a progressive clinical culture
  • Follow Medivet policies and procedures and ensure they are implemented in your practice and adhered to by all your team 
  • Work with your Regional Operations Director, practice and wider colleagues to deliver exceptional care whilst driving your practice forward

You will also provide great care to your patients and clients. And you'll do it all with the help of your coworkers and some of the industry's greatest training and development.

Join us where we’re building better every day.

Salary and Benefits:

Full-time salary package up to £72,000 per annum depending on experience to include

  • 4 weeks' paid sabbatical 
  • 4-day week with 1:3 half or 1:6 full weekends
  • £1,500 CPD Allowance plus 3 days CPD leave
  • Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, British Veterinary Association, and Veterinary defence society fees paid

Core benefits

 Financial

Pension, group life assurance, group income protection, family-friendly leave

Health and wellbeing

Employee Assistance Programme with counselling and support for you and your immediate family, 25 days holiday,cycle to work scheme.

 Other benefits include

“Hapi” benefits shopping platform, Paternity leave, colleague discount.

What happens next  -

 To apply for this fantastic opportunity, simply click apply and complete the online application form with a current cv.

 If your application is successful, one of our recruitment partners will contact you to discuss the next steps.

About you:

We’re looking for a leader, someone that can motivate and encourage change with confidence and a positive mindset, but also the analytical ability to make sure that as a business our practices thrive.

We're searching for someone with the authority to influence the clinical direction of your practice.  Someone who is a good all-rounder, comfortable with routine surgeries, and a high-level leader.

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Registered with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Qualified MRCVS
  • Commitment to animal welfare
  • Ability to keep on top of practice protocols and procedures
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • 4+ Years of Clinical Experience
  • Verbal Communication Skills
  • Patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • Ability to use your judgement and make decisions

It would also be great if you had knowledge/experience of

  • X-ray Procedure
  • Working with Exotics
  • Cardiologist procedure experiences
  • Dental

Branch:

Colchester Maldon Road is a multi-vet practice with a supportive team of nurses and dedicated reception team.

Well established within the community, this practice prides itself on it welcoming and friendly environment as well as excellent patient care.

Located close to London with a direct train only taking 55 minutes.

In Colchester, we have a specialist veterinary clinic. Our empathetic staff provides a wide range of services like as neutering, microchipping, laser treatment, and dental. We are committed to providing the greatest level of veterinary care, utilising our cutting-edge facilities to provide our clients' pets with the best treatment options supported by an experienced team.

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