Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon £45,000n - £55,000 per year Colchester, Essex Medivet Colchester London Rd Full Time Part Time, Permanent

The Opportunity

Embark on an exceptional veterinary career in the vibrant town of Colchester! Join our dedicated team and experience the unique charm of Britain’s oldest recorded town. As a Veterinary Surgeon, you’ll thrive in a modern clinic situated amidst Colchester’s rich history and contemporary energy.

Explore the town’s ancient Roman walls, stroll through the historic Castle Park, and unwind in the bustling town center filled with eclectic shops and cafes. Colchester offers not only a dynamic urban atmosphere but also easy access to the picturesque Essex countryside, providing a perfect balance for work and leisure.

Seize the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the well-being of pets and their owners in this historic and culturally rich setting.

Join us in Colchester, where your passion for veterinary care can flourish amid the town’s delightful blend of history, culture, and modernity!

This role has fantastic potential with certificate funding if desired and the opportunity to influence clinical direction!

  • 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: VET02162