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Consultation / Internal Medicine Veterinary Surgeon – Hampstead, London

Village Vet Limited
Hampstead Town, London (Greater)
Highly Competitive Salary
Closing date
21 Oct 2021

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Small Animal, Hospital, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Salary Band
£30,000 - £39,999, £40,000 - £49,999, £50,000 - £59,999
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Village Vet have a vacancy for a full time consultation / internal medicine veterinary surgeon to be based at our Hampstead hospital.

The Practice

Village Vet Hampstead is a 24-hour RCVS accredited small animal hospital which provides gold-standard care for its own patients as well as providing out of hours and emergency cover to over 30 first opinion clinics and a specialist referral clinic in the North London area. It is an amazing place to see a unique caseload surrounded by like-minded staff who want to provide the very best care.

We have a team of dedicated vets and nurses and allied support from our neighbouring referral arm; London Veterinary Specialists (located just across the square). The dynamic team currently consists of over 15 veterinary surgeons with varying degrees of experience from certificate holders to junior doctors, over 13 RVN’s, 3 student nurses, 7 Pet Care Assistants and a well-staffed reception, admin and support staff team.

The Role

Our beautiful hospital in West London is seeking a vet with a consultation and communication focus to join our team here. This role is unique in that there is no surgery expected, instead we are looking for someone who relished the consulting side of the role; from new puppies to golden oldies, long term complex medical cases, and who is also interested and capable in radiography and ultrasound to support the team with these skills.

The key skills we are looking for include:

  • Excellent medicine knowledge utilising a problem-oriented approach with good record keeping skills
  • Exceptional communications skills with clients and referring veterinary surgeons
  • The ability to work well in a team and an enjoyment of collaborative work
  • A certificate or interest in furthering your skills in a very progressive and supportive environment
  • A strong interest in imaging – both radiographic interpretation and ultrasonography
  • Ability to do dentistry to a good standard to expand the team’s scope for this

Excellent rota with guaranteed 4 day week and great weekend balance.

Successful Candidate

  • Veterinary Surgeon.
  • Internal Medicine.
  • We will consider Veterinary Surgeons at all levels of experience.

The Package

Benefits include;

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Excellent rota with guaranteed 4 day week and great weekend balance
  • 25 days per annum plus bank holidays plus Birthday Day.
  • RCVS fees paid
  • VDS Membership
  • £1000 CPD allowance with 5 days off to attend (Higher budget/courses negotiable and certificate funding considered
  • Internal CPD from within Linnaeus provided FOC by London Vet Specialists, Davies, Willows and other national specialists
  • Staff discount scheme
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Additional CPD for Clinical Coaches
  • Village Vet bonus
  • Lunch provided.
  • Dedicated Line management with meaningful conversations throughout the year pertaining to development and career opportunities

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Our Vision:

To be recognised as an exceptional and trusted provider of primary veterinary care to our patients and clients within the communities that we serve. Every patient, every client, every visit.

Village Vet is a progressive, forward thinking, premium veterinary group with small and medium sized first opinion practices, 4 large 24-hour hospitals and a referral centre. Village Vet is based in London, Hertfordshire and Cambridge. We believe in supporting and investing in our staff, investing in our facilities and ensuring that our clients and their pets receive only the very best, modern first opinion or specialist care. Our staff are motivated and encouraged to gain additional certifications across all levels of employment and we offer career progression within our group. We have a strong recognisable brand and we are looking for people who share our vision and our culture. We have over 330 staff members across our 32 sites and are very proud of our achievements and our reputation in the veterinary profession.

Find Us
0207 9164883
11 Belsize Terrace
London, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire
United Kingdom
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