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Veterinary Surgeon - Leckhampton

Employer
Medivet
Location
Leckhampton, Cheltenham
Salary
Up to £75,000 per year FTE
Closing date
13 Jul 2024

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

Job Details

Medivet Leckhampton is a long established small-animal practice in the beautiful Cotswold town of Cheltenham Spa. We recently relocated to a much larger premises on the edge of the Bath Road, a bustling independent shopping and entertainment area, offering boutiques, cafes, restaurants and bars.

Our team consists of 5 veterinary surgeons (one surgery certificate holder, one with an interest in cardiology and another keen on ophthalmology) who are supported by a great team of qualified nurses, SVNs and reception staff. Our HRVN holds a surgical certificate. We offer lap spays and have a separate dental theatre plus imaging suite, spacious wards, in-house lab, diagnostic equipment and experienced veterinary surgeons and nurses. 

We would be keen to hear from any experienced veterinary surgeons with an interest in surgery, especially orthopaedics with the ability to work up complicated cases with the support of an experienced team. Leckhampton has a high surgical caseload transferred from the region. 

This position is part time, up to three days a week and 1 in 5 Saturday mornings. Actual days can be very flexible. We do not do any out of hours and you would not be required to work any bank holidays. We can offer you a good salary and benefits package, plus a friendly close knit and supportive team with lovely pro-active clients in an thriving area of the country.

For a friendly initial conversation please email carlie.smith@medivet.co.uk 

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.
  • 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 tailored, accurate treatment and care plans for each patient with clear cost estimates.
  • Engage, mentor and develop your team, enhancing their skills and utilising these in the most effective way.
  • 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.
  • Experienced in delivering exceptional care to both patients and clients.
  • Experienced in working effectively as part of a team.
  • Able to demonstrate clinical leadership skills.
  • Experience of implementing a progressive clinical culture.
  • Experience of supporting nurse consults and schedule 3 procedures, with an understanding of how this contributes to clinic performance and efficiency.
  • 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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