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Lead Veterinary Surgeon - Whittlesey, Peterborough

Employer
Medivet
Location
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary
Salary package up to £70,000 + benefits
Closing date
8 Jun 2022

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

About us:

We’re a community of passionate veterinary professionals committed to providing truly exceptional care. We’re set on building something extraordinary: creating the most forward-thinking and innovative place in the veterinary industry.

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.

We provide ongoing support to our teams, both in practice and through our dedicated training centre. This empowers you to get the very best from our advanced equipment while being on your journey to veterinary excellence.

The role:

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced, passionate Lead Veterinary Surgeon to lead our friendly team in our purpose-built practice which is situated in the residential area of Whittlesey, Peterborough.

The ideal candidate will have at least 3 year’s experience in small animal practice. You must have excellent communication skills, the ability to work to high standards both medically and surgically and have the drive and ambition to help develop this practice further.

In return we will provide an excellent career progression and work life balance and fantastic packages. We provide all of this whilst you continue to develop your career and get the most job satisfaction. You will have the chance to make this practice the true heart of the community, not just in location but also in spirit!

In this role you will be exposed to a variety of cases whilst having access to a digital x-ray system, ultrasound, multiparametric monitor, internal lab and much more. This is a great opportunity to work in our multi-vet practice.

We offer excellent long-term prospects for the right candidate, with advancement in skills and specialism actively encouraged, plus support with certificate funding. 

Package up to £70K dependent on experience, including accommodation and vehicle allowance.

-£1,500 CPD allowance with 3 days CPD leave per annum

-VDS, RCVS, BVA fees paid

-5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays per annum

-4 day week plus 1 in 3 Saturdays. No on call or nights required in this role.

Benefits include: fantastic career progression and partnership opportunities, paid sabbatical after every five years’ service, company discounts and reward scheme, access to Employee Assistance Programme, additional benefits, including 100% attendance scheme and ‘peternity’ leave. 

Skills and experience:

An experienced vet (3 years + UK experience) who is able to perform most standard surgeries and manage complex medical cases.
• A good leader who is excited by the opportunity of developing other veterinary surgeons, new graduates and a nursing team.
• An individual who is excited by the prospect of a challenge and is keen to use their skills to advance the practice and the team.
• An organised individual who is confident in using computer programmes such as Word, Outlook, Excel and Teams.
• An individual who demonstrates initiative 
• It would be desirable that the individual has managed teams before.

Branch:

Our team in Whittlesey deliver exceptional care to clients and patients, from routine vaccinations to surgery and emergency treatment. Our surgery is fully equipped with modern facilities and diagnostic equipment.

Our friendly team consists of 4 Vets and a team of experienced nurses and client care assistants. Our light and airy practice has been refurbished in the last two years and offers plenty of natural light into our large premises. We offer a large on-site parking, spacious reception, staff room area and a lovely garden.

We’re located in the part of England where the rain falls the least and the sun shines the most! The town of Whittlesey sits on the very western edge of the fens, 6 miles east of Peterborough.

Peterborough is a large city best known for its magnificent gothic Cathedral. Its central location gives you the perfect opportunity to explore, the beautiful seaside of the West Norfolk coast, and Peterborough station also offers direct rail links to London King’s Cross in just an hour.

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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