An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our fantastic team at Medivet Chester-Le-Street in County Durham. We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly and passionate team.
As qualified MRCVS, you will already have good experience gained in small animal practice. You will be competent in clinical examination and surgery, and confident working sole charge or as part of the wider team. Sharing our values being trustworthy, caring and progressive, you will have all the softer skills essential to working effectively, building trusting relationships with your colleagues, harnessing our one team culture. You will also display good communication skills and the desire to share your knowledge and skills by being an outstanding, positive example to others.
Salary & Benefits
Salary package of up to £65,269 per annum depending on experience to include:
5 weeks' annual leave (FTE)
4 weeks' paid sabbatical (after each 5 years of service)
Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
CPD Allowance £1,500 per annum plus 3 days CPD leave (FTE)
RCVS, BVA and VDS fees paid
Vehicle allowance or Company Vehicle
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
We also offer relocation allowances should you move more than 40 miles from your current home address.
We can also support Certificates of Sponsorship for a Tier 2 (General) Visa if you meet the criteria and are eligible to register as a veterinary surgeon with the RCVS upon arrival in the UK.
Skills and experience:
You must be a Veterinary Surgeon who is registered with the RCVS with 3+ years experience in small animal practice.
The ideal candidate will have a specialism bias (but not essential), either hold or be studying towards a Certificate and preferably have an interest in internal medicine.
Support with full certificate funding available!
Medivet Chester-le-Street is a well-equipped clinic situated close to the town centre. It boasts dedicated wards, a large waiting room and a dedicated euthanasia room.
Modern equipment includes digital x-ray, dental x-ray, endoscopy, ultrasound, physiotherapy laser, and in house haematology and biochemistry machines.
There is a dedicated and passionate team of Vets, Nurses and Receptionist offering an exceptional service to a strong client base.