Veterinary Surgeon Team Leader - Basildon Essex

Basilson Essex
Salary up to £52,455 depending on experience
29 Mar 2019
26 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

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Due to upcoming maternity leave, we are now seeking a Veterinary Surgeon Team Leader (VSTL), the role is responsible for leading 3 vets in the delivery of an efficient, professional and caring service to PDSA clients, providing a high standard of customer service and clinical care whilst also promoting pet wellbeing and delivering preventive services.

The role is supported by our experienced Senior Veterinary Surgeon (SVS) with strong peer support provided through working alongside another VSTL. Time will be split approximately 80/20 clinical to non-clinical, giving ample time for continued clinical development as well as learning new skills in people management and leadership. Previous leadership is an advantage but not essential, full training will be provided.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our team of 8 vets in our large, modern, purpose-built and well equipped Pet Hospital. We are a friendly and motivated team with an excellent and varied caseload beyond any you are likely to see in first-opinion private practice. We are dedicated to continuous professional development with a proven recent history of supporting the completion of surgery certificates.

Our Basildon Pet Hospital has 6 consulting rooms; 2 dedicated theatres; separate dental theatre; large prep area; separate dog and cat kennelling; digital radiography; ultrasound; endoscopy; piped gases; extensive orthopaedic equipment and a supportive team of experienced vets, registered veterinary nurses (VNs) and veterinary care assistants (VCAs). We use our staff to their full potential so our registered VNs routinely perform consultations and Schedule 3 surgeries within their capabilities.

This position offers excellent work-life balance with a 37.5 hour working week including no OOH, weekends shared on a 1:7 basis and an early finish most weeks. Full time and part time applications are welcome.

PDSA offers many employee benefits including: competitive remuneration; 25 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays); opportunities for career progression; life assurance and pension schemes.

In addition to this we also have a Full Time Permanent Vet Surgeon vacancy.

If you are interested in this role please click on the apply button.

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