Lead Veterinary Surgeon
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Here, you won’t just be part of the team, you’ll be part of our nationwide family. We’ve built a network of 330 practices with 20 state-of-the-art 24-hour centres that are all home to a family of professionals who provide a high standard of care. You won’t just help to deliver care, you’ll deliver exceptional care for your patients and clients. And you’ll do it all supported by your colleagues and some of the best training and development in the industry.
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We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic Lead Veterinary Surgeon to join our team in Speke, Liverpool.
Joining our professional, personable team in the practice, you’ll deliver exceptional care by going beyond consulting to listen and empathising, putting patients and clients first, always.
This is a full time position over 4 days with either 1:3 Saturday’s or 1:6 full weekends
As qualified MRCVS, you’ll already have good experience gained in small animal practice. You’ll 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.
Career progression is actively promoted and partnership opportunities are available for the right candidate. This is a great opportunity to take the next step in your career.
Rewards and benefits
Joining our national network of veterinary surgeons at Medivet, offers exceptional opportunities for career development while enjoying a very competitive salary package.
- Salary package up to £65,000 depending on experience
- 5 weeks’ annual leave
- 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
- 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 50 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.
The practice is on the outskirts of Liverpool by the John Lennon Airport and has strong transport links to M62, M57 and M56. Medivet Speke is a friendly one Vet practice that has a lovely loyal client base. Within your role you will work alongside a supportive team lead by Head Nurse Vicky and her team.
You must be an experienced vet with a client-oriented approach and excellent communication skills, work to a very high standard both medically and surgically and have the drive and ambition to help develop this practice further. The ideal candidate will have at least 2-5 years’ UK small animal practice (or UK equivalent) experience. This role requires a motivated vet to work confidently in a sole charge environment with the ability to make sound clinical judgement.