Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon £40,000 - £55,000 per year Harrogate, North Yorkshire Medivet Harrogate Oak Beck Way Full Time Part Time, Permanent

The Opportunity

Medivet Oak Beck Way in Harrogate have an opportunity for a Veterinary Surgeon to join this talented team.  

Oak Beck Way is a large clinic with tonnes of growth potential and is well equipped with; Digital x-ray, doppler blood pressure and multi-parameter that includes ECG, capnography, pulse oximetry and oscillometric blood pressure. 3 large consulting rooms, large prep area and theatre suits with dedicated separate kennel space for cats and dogs.

The practice would be suited to a Veterinary Surgeon who wishes to progress in Post Graduate Certification and expand their clinical skills further. With the opportunity to become Lead Vet or Branch Partner in the future.

Within our hub-and-spoke model we have our own dedicated 24-hour hospital at Thirsk Skeldale that covers our out of hours service.

We have an established and extremely dedicated client base, a close-knit team working together to support each other, their patients and their clients. Not only does the clinic offer a great setting for veterinary excellence, but Harrogate as a town is also simply beautiful!

Harrogate alone was voted one of the happiest places to live in the UK in 2022 (6th in the whole of the UK and number 1 in Yorkshire). With excellent transport links; trains, buses and a close proximity to Leeds Bradford Airport it is a great location for those wishing to travel and explore. 

Harrogate is the home of the Great Yorkshire Show and Betty’s Tea Room, with a vibrant city centre, perfect for dining out and an array of shopping brands available. Gyms, sports clubs and numerous luxury spas on your doorstep, it is the perfect place to wind down after a busy week in practice!

With the North Yorkshire Moor and numerous national trust locations; Fountain Abbey, Brimham Rocks, it is the perfect location for hikes and adventure. And of course, you can even pop on a steam train to Whitby if you wish!

This is the perfect opportunity to take the next step in your career by joining the growing Medivet community. We want to be the best place for vets and nurses to work and we’re taking the right steps in achieving this. For more information contact 

Key Benefits

  • Private Medical Insurance from day one.
  • Health cash plan from day one (covering dental, physio and optical services) with 24/7 Private GP Service.
  • Life Assurance 3 x salary.
  • Access to 24-hour counselling by phone or in person should you feel you need support.
  • 5 weeks’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays, rising to 6 weeks with length of service
  • An additional ‘Day for You’, a paid day’s leave for you to use as you wish.
  • Clinical CPD: £1,500 per year plus 3 days’ paid leave
  • Internal CPD and access to Clinical Communities
  • Funded certificate opportunities.
  • VDS, RCVS and BVA fees paid.
  • Sabbatical based on length of service.
  • Interest free Season Ticket Loan.
  • Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Discounts on Medivet products and services.
  • Support for Certificates of Sponsorship for a Tier 2 (General) Visa and relocation support.

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:

  • Deliver exceptional clinical care to your patients during consultations and procedures.
  • Provide exceptional care to your clients, giving clear updates on patients.
  • Deliver professional excellence, observing the highest standards of regulatory, practice and operational compliance.
  • Prepare tailored, accurate treatment and care plans for each patient with clear cost estimates.
  • Engage, mentor and develop your team, enhancing their skills and utilising these in the most effective way.
  • Complete clinical handover and arrange transfer of any patient needing out of hours or enhanced care.
  • Pro-actively support and share clinical best practice within and across practices and the wider Medivet community.

Your Skills and Experience

  • RCVS registered Veterinary Surgeon.
  • Experienced in delivering exceptional care to both patients and clients.
  • Experienced in working effectively as part of a team.
  • Able to demonstrate clinical leadership skills.
  • Experience of implementing a progressive clinical culture.
  • Experience of supporting nurse consults and schedule 3 procedures, with an understanding of how this contributes to clinic performance and efficiency.
  • Experienced in using coaching and influencing skills to get the best out of every colleague.

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.

Job number: VET02168