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Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Employer
Medivet
Location
Folkestone, Kent
Salary
Competitive Salary + Benefits
Closing date
13 Jun 2022
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Job Details

We have an exciting opportunity for a Lead Veterinary Surgeon at our Folkestone Sandgate Hill practice.

Sandgate is a lovely place to live. The waterfront is a fantastic place to enjoy for pleasure or exercise or just to stroll with your pets! Sandgate village has everything you need and there are now some fantastic restaurants and cafes. The BEST pizza is at Il Forno!

Sandgate has an immaculate beach which has enough room for families, couples or anyone who wants to enjoy the views or the sunshine.

The Folkestone and Sandgate have two of the best places to send your children for a good education.

Sandgate has a small High Street, there isn't a chain store in sight.

Instead, it has furniture shops a barbers, restaurants, pubs, newsagents and antiques shops.

The successful candidate will be a driven, dynamic, ambitious individual with exceptional communication skills. We are looking for someone with at least 2 years of UK (or UK equivalent) small animal experience who practices to a very high standard using an evidence based approach. 

This role covers 39 hours a week, spread across 4 working days per week, providing a great work-life balance. The shift pattern includes 1:3 Saturdays.

Salary & Benefits:

5 weeks' annual leave 
4 weeks' paid sabbatical (after each 5 years of service)
Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay 
CPD Allowance £1,500 plus 3 days CPD leave per annum (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 
Certificate funding 


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 registered Veterinary Surgeon with the RCVS.

Ideally, you will have at least 2 years' UK (or UK equivalent) veterinary experience.

Branch:

Previously known as Anna House Veterinary Clinic, our kind and caring team of vets at Folkestone Sandgate Hill deliver exceptional care in the Kent area. Offering a wide range of services and facilities, we promise to always treat your pet as if they were our own.

Medivet Folkestone Sandgate Hill has been awarded a Silver Standard Cat-Friendly Clinic Award from the International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM). This was in recognition of its efforts to create a cat-friendly practice and to reduce the stress suffered by feline patients during a visit.

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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