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Veterinary Surgeon

Liverpool, Merseyside
£55,000 per year
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Looking for a change?

Come be a part of our compassionate veterinary team, where your responsibilities extend beyond consultations to providing exceptional care through active listening and empathy for both patients and clients. As a qualified Veterinary Surgeon with extensive experience in small animal practice, you'll demonstrate proficiency in clinical examination and surgery, whether working independently or collaboratively. Embrace our core values of trustworthiness, compassion, and progressiveness, nurturing effective relationships with colleagues and contributing to our cohesive team culture. Your excellent communication skills and willingness to share knowledge serve as a positive example for others.

Are you ready for the next stage in your career? Join us on our rewarding veterinary journey as we cultivate an exceptional workplace. We're currently seeking a Veterinary Surgeon to join our team in Alder.

At Alder, you'll find a highly skilled and experienced nursing team, as well as a dedicated night team for overnight care. Our facility boasts onsite CT, ultrasound, endoscopy, and in-house labs, all conveniently situated near the vibrant offerings of Liverpool. Additionally, we have a new Branch Partner and a Certificate Holder set to join the team soon, further enhancing opportunities for your development and learning.

The role is full time; working 39 hours a week over 4 days offering progression alongside a work/life balance. The weekends roster is 1:3 Saturdays or 1:6 Saturday and Sundays.

At Alder we have:

  • 3 to 5 vets on rota daily, with guidance and support where needed
  • Separate cat and dog wards
  • A highly skilled and experienced nursing team
  • Dedicated night team to see your cases through the night on site
  • Onsite CT, ultrasound, endoscopy, and all the expected in house labs
  • Located close to some of the best of what Liverpool has to off
  • Alder has been newly refurbished to a high standard and equipped with state of the art diagnostic equipment including digital X-ray, ultrasound, endoscopy and a recently installed CT scanner.

Please do not hesitate to email 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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