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Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Employer
Medivet
Location
Bromborough, Birkenhead
Salary
£65,000 to £70,000 per year
Closing date
22 Jun 2024

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

Job Details

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Lead Veterinary Surgeon to join our practice in Bromborough. 

The successful candidate will work alongside our experienced Veterinary Surgeon. You will need to be competent in a small animal practice, you must have a client-oriented approach and excellent communication skills, work to a very high standard both medically and surgically and have the drive and ambition to develop further.

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic team player and have a passion for delivering outstanding care to your patients, as well as a first-class service to your clients. Sole charge consulting will be required one day per week.

The role is full time working 39 hours per week over 4 days giving you a great work/life balance.

Medivet Bromborough is located on Chester Road just off the A41. The practice is very accessible with M53, A550, Bromborough station and Bromborough Rake station a very short distance. There are also a few bus routes which stop very close to the practice. The branch is on a parade of shops and has a few places to eat.

Our practice has a very supportive and friendly team which includes the Branch Partner and his wife as the Practice Manager with 4 experienced support staff. The Bromborough practice has a very good surgical and medical caseload.

The practice is equipped with the latest facilities, as well as our in-house services at Bromborough you will also get access to all the services available across the entire Medivet group.

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

Key Benefits:

  • Private Medical Insurance from day one.
  • Health cash plan from day one (covering dental, physio and optical services) with 24/7 Private GP Service.
  • Life Assurance 3 x salary.
  • Access to 24-hour counselling by phone or in person should you feel you need support.
  • Quarterly Lead Vet Contribution Scheme with the potential to earn up to 20% on top of your salary.
  • 5 weeks’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays, rising to 6 weeks with length of service.
  • An additional ‘Day for You’, a paid day’s leave for you to use as you wish.
  • Clinical CPD: £1,500 per year plus 3 days’ paid leave
  • Internal CPD and access to Clinical Communities
  • Funded certificate opportunities.
  • VDS, RCVS and BVA fees paid.
  • Sabbatical based on length of service.
  • Interest free Season Ticket Loan.
  • Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Discounts on Medivet products and services.
  • Support for Certificates of Sponsorship for a Tier 2 (General) Visa and relocation support.

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:

  • Deliver exceptional clinical care to your patients during consultations and procedures.
  • Provide exceptional care to your clients, giving clear updates on patients.
  • Deliver professional excellence, observing the highest standards of regulatory, practice and operational compliance.
  • Prepare accurate estimates for clients, ensuring payment and minimising debt.
  • Work closely with the Practice Manager to maximise commercial performance with a focus on key measures.
  • Engage, mentor and develop your team, enhancing their skills and utilising these in the most effective way.
  • Inspire your team, sharing new or evolving practice standards and changes to processes.
  • Complete clinical handover and arrange transfer of any patient needing out of hours or enhanced care.
  • Pro-actively support and share clinical best practice within and across practices and the wider Medivet community.

Your Skills and Experience:

  • RCVS registered Veterinary Surgeon.
  • Able to demonstrate clinical leadership skills.
  • Experienced in delivering exceptional care to both patients and clients.
  • An understanding and appreciation of exceptional care and how this improves the client experience.
  • Experience of implementing a progressive clinical culture.
  • Experience of delivering strong commercial performance through effective allocation of clinical activity.
  • Experienced in working effectively as part of a team.
  • Experienced in using coaching and influencing skills to get the best out of every colleague.

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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