Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon £45,000 - £55,000 per year Chelmsford, Essex Medivet Chelmsford Full Time, Permanent

The Opportunity

Elevate your veterinary career in the heart of Essex – welcome to Chelmsford, where excellence in pet care meets a thriving community atmosphere! Join our dedicated team and experience the dynamic energy of this vibrant city. As a Veterinary Surgeon, you’ll be at the forefront of our state-of-the-art clinic, surrounded by Chelmsford’s unique blend of historical charm and modern sophistication.

Immerse yourself in the city’s rich cultural scene, explore the beautiful Hylands House and Estate, and unwind in the scenic Central Park. Chelmsford’s excellent transport links provide easy access to the stunning Essex countryside, offering a perfect escape after a fulfilling day at the clinic.

Seize the chance to make a positive impact on the well-being of pets and their owners in a city that seamlessly blends urban amenities with natural beauty.

Join us in Chelmsford, where your passion for veterinary care can flourish in an environment that combines history, culture, and a warm community spirit!

  • 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 
  • RCVS, BVA and VDS fees paid
  • Certificate funding
  • Fair share of Bank Holiday / on-call rota to support our dedicated night team, if required
  • 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

Key accountabilities

  • Provide high-quality veterinary care, including diagnosis, treatment, and surgery, in accordance with Medivet’s standards and best practices.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, ensuring clear communication about treatment plans, prognosis, and follow-up care. Foster a compassionate and client-focused approach.
  • Work collaboratively with other veterinary professionals and support staff, contributing to a positive and cohesive team environment. Provide mentorship and guidance to less experienced team members.
  • Stay abreast of the latest developments in veterinary medicine through continuous learning, attending relevant training, and participating in Medivet’s ongoing professional development programs.

Skills and experience

  • RCVS Registration: Successful completion of the RCVS registration exam is necessary to practice as a veterinary surgeon in the UK.
  • Diagnostic Skills: Proficiency in conducting thorough examinations, interpreting diagnostic tests, and diagnosing medical conditions in animals.
  • Surgical Proficiency: Competence in performing a range of surgeries, from routine procedures to more complex interventions
  • Problem-Solving: Ability to analyze and solve complex medical cases, as well as handle emergencies.
  • Empathy and Compassion: Displaying empathy and compassion toward animals and their owners, especially in sensitive or emotional situations.
  • Client Communication: Effective communication with pet owners to explain diagnoses, treatment plans, and provide guidance on pet care.

About Us

Medivet is a leading veterinary care provider, with practices across the UK including a number of 24-hour veterinary centres and referral centres. We also have a growing presence overseas with practices in France, Germany and Spain.

 

We’re proud to support a large, connected and growing community of colleagues who provide exceptional care that’s always there. That’s more than a strapline for us, we truly believe every interaction we have matters and that we can make a real difference.  This is as true for our colleagues as it is for our patients and clients.  Being part of Medivet means being part of a forward-thinking and caring environment with the very best equipment and treatment options available, and the very best treatment for you as a valued member of the team.

 

This is the home of talented people like you who want to stand out in their field and whose compassion for animals goes way beyond their job. Join us and be part of our exciting plans for the future.

To apply for this fantastic opportunity, simply click apply or for a friendly initial conversation please contact Nabi.issrar@medivet.co.uk – 07961834919

Job number: VET01754