Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon Salary up to £65,000 per year   Crowthorne, Berkshire Medivet Crowthorne Full Time Part Time, Permanent

About us

Medivet is a leading veterinary care provider, operating in the UK, Germany, Spain and France with more than 500 branches and 27 24-hour veterinary centres.

We’re proud to support a large, connected and growing community of colleagues who provide exceptional care, 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.

We’re continuing our mission to deliver exceptional care, always there by creating great experiences for our patients, clients, and colleagues through a forward-thinking and caring environment where we make every experience better by using the very best equipment and treatment options available, including in-house MRI machines and state-of-the-art operating theatres.

We love working with talented, like-minded people who want to stand out in their field and whose compassion for animals always goes way beyond their job. We have exciting plans for the future so come and join us on our journey.

 

The role

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly supportive team at Medivet Crowthorne.

Here at Medivet Crowthorne, our aim is to deliver the most accessible, comprehensive and high-quality veterinary care. We provide a wide range of services and treatment options.

Our Lead Veterinary Surgeon holds a postgraduate certificate in exotic animal medicine and care. You will also have access to Medivet’s multi-disciplinary certificate holders in the region, progression to, or support of an existing certificate qualification would be actively encouraged.

You will also have access to Medivet’s multi-disciplinary certificate holders in the region, progression to, or support of an existing certificate qualification would be actively encouraged.

The clinic is part of a local network of 8 practices in the Reading region that feed into our Wokingham Hospital. Specialities in the surrounding branches include orthopaedics, key hole surgery, ultrasound, dermatology and cardiology.

Crowthorne practice is well equipped with digital x-ray, doppler blood pressure and multi-parameter that includes ECG, capnography, pulse oximetry and oscillometric blood pressure.

Crowthorne is on the borders of Berkshire, Hampshire and Surrey, it is close to the M3 and M4 with good transport links to Reading and London.

Key benefits include:

• CPD Allowance £1,500 plus 3 days’ CPD leave.

• RCVS, BVA and VDS fees paid.

• Exceptional opportunities for career development, including certificates.

• 5 weeks’ annual leave.

• Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay.

• Relocation allowance should you move more than 50 miles from your current address.

• Certificates of Sponsorship for a Tier 2 (General) Visa.

We can be flexible on the hours for this position, please contact carlie.smith@medivet.co.uk for a friendly initial conversation.

 

Role accountabilities

Exceptional care is at the heart of everything we do at Medivet. That’s the care for our patients, our clients and for each other – we really want to make a positive difference through every interaction we have.

In this role you will:

• Provide first class clinical care through consultations, procedures and monitoring.

• Complete clinical handover and arrange transfer of any patient needing out of hours or enhanced care.

• Provide exceptional client care giving clear updates on patients, resolving issues as they arise.

• Observe the highest standards of regulatory, practice and operational compliance.

• Prepare accurate estimates for clients, ensuring payment and minimising debt.

• Maximise capacity through the most effective utilisation of clinical skills.

• Hold engaging clinical meetings with veterinary and nursing teams.

• Support and carry out colleague clinical mentoring / development.

• Pro-actively support and share clinical best practice within and across clinics and the wider Medivet community.

• RCVS registered Veterinary Surgeon, or with the eligibility to be registered.

 

Your skills and experience

• Minimum of one year of small animal practice experience.

• A client-oriented approach, with excellent communication skills.

• Experience of working to the highest medical and surgical standards.

• Experience of working with a team to develop a practice.

• Competent in clinical examination and surgery.

• Confident working sole charge.

• Experience of building trusting relationships with colleagues, and working effectively as part of a team.

• A great communicator, you will be an outstanding and positive example to others.

 

Job number: VET02167