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Veterinary Surgeon

Employer
Medivet
Location
North Harrow, Harrow
Salary
Salary package up to £57,369 per annum depending on experience
Closing date
16 Dec 2021

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Sector
Small Animal, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

We are seeking a Veterinary Surgeon to join our North Harrow practice on a Maternity Cover contract. 

Medivet North Harrow hosts an OOH service so patients are hospitalised in the clinic overnight and there are no OOH or on-call shifts. 

A typical day at North Harrow will start at 8am to get the handover from our OOH service.

We have both consultations and surgery through the morning and aim to finish our surgical load by lunchtime before we start consulting again at 3 pm to finish at 7 pm to hand over any in-patients.

Here, you will be responsible for consultations, routine surgery and management of inpatients. We also have a "lock-up" clinic close by in Bushey Heath, some shifts will be worked at this clinic and will be sole charge.

The hours are 39 per week across 4 -days a week or 5-days with 2 half days - 1:3 Saturdays: 08:00-14:30. Fair share of bank holiday cover duties - No on-call or out of hour shifts required! 

Full time salary package up to £57,369 per annum depending on experience to include:

  • 5 weeks' annual leave plus bank holidays 
  • 4 weeks' paid sabbatical (after each 5 years of service)
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
  • £1,500 CPD Allowance plus 3 days CPD leave (FTE)
  • RCVS, BVA and VDS fees paid
  • Vehicle allowance or Company Vehicle
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Access to Wellbeing support and EAP programme
  • Access to wide range of discounts for days out, high street and holidays.
  • 100% attendance bonus schemes
  • 1 day 'Pet'ernity Leave
  • Accommodation is also available if required!

Skills and experience:

  • 2+ years UK experience
  • Comfortable working sole charge with support of the clinic nearby
  • Competent performing routine surgeries unassisted
  • Confident to manage inpatient care

The branch

Medivet North Harrow/Barnfield House has been serving the pets of North Harrow and Bushey since the 1960's.

This three vet clinic is very well equipped with digital x-ray, ultrasound, haematology and biochemistry analysers, multiparameter anaesthetic monitor and therapeutic laser,  allowing the team to work-up cases to an excellent standard.

For more complicated cases, Medivet Watford is a short drive away. Here, cases can be treated by our team of surgery, imaging, medicine and cardiology certificate holders and benefit from endoscopy, laparoscopy, advanced ultrasound and CT.

Company

We’re a family of passionate veterinary professionals committed to providing truly exceptional care.

We’re always looking for people who aspire to stand out in their field, and it’s this vision and enthusiasm that forms the foundation of how we work.

In everything we do, we work together and look out for each other. We’re all working towards the same goal: exceptional care.

Our people support each other within practices and across regions, and our clinicians work closely with our Support Centre colleagues – forming one team made of many teams. We work hard together but socialise, too. We’re proud that our community fosters strong bonds and friendships.

All our people are warmly encouraged to get involved in shaping the business, to consider becoming partners, or move into management roles. Every day, there’s a chance to have an impact on this business in its exciting growth phase.

Search our opportunities and apply today to become part of our family.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
01923 470000
Location
Unit 4 Mowat Industrial Estate
Sandown Road
Watford
Herts
WD24 7UY
GB
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