Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon Salary package £40,000 - £60,000 per year Darlington, Durham Medivet Darlington Stanhope Rd Full Time Part Time, Permanent

The opportunity

Medivet Stanhope Road, Darlington has an opportunity for a Veterinary Surgeon to join this talented team.  

Stanhope Road is an RCVS accredited hospital and are proud to be an ISFM Gold Standard Cat Friendly Clinic. It has exceptionally high standards that are consistently exercised throughout our 3 practice teams in Darlington.

Stanhope Park is our largest and newest refurbished practice which can accommodate all types of major surgery. We are lucky to have our separate Cats and Exotics Clinic just round the corner on Duke Street allowing us to treat cats and exotic species in a dedicated stress-free environment. Finally, our Middleton-St-George clinic has been providing clients with consultations and preventative treatments for many years with a loyal client base. It has recently undertaken major renovation work at this surgery, allowing us to extend our services to include outpatient surgical procedures.

Stanhope Road is situated in the centre of Darlington, adjacent to a beautiful park perfect for a relaxing lunch break.

Full time working pattern on 4 weekdays per week and 1 in 6 full weekends.

  • Tier 2 visa sponsorship for candidates outside of the UK
  • Relocation package if relocating from outside the UK or more than 50 miles from your current UK address.
  • CPD allowance £1500 & 3 days paid CPD leave per year
  • RCVS, VDS & BVA fees paid.
  • Funded certificate opportunities
  • 24-hour access to wellbeing and employee assistance program
  • Leadership training
  • Paid sabbatical after five years’ service

Role accountabilities

  • Provide first class clinical care through consultations, procedures, and monitoring.
  • Complete and competent clinical handover
  • Provide exceptional client care giving clear updates on patients, resolving issues as they arise.
  • Maximise capacity through the most effective utilisation of clinical skills.
  • Perform a wide range of consults, surgical procedures, dental and x-rays.
  • Ensure compliance with veterinary ethics and relevant statutes, policies & procedures.
  • Maintain patients’ medical records and prepare accurate estimates for clients, ensuring payment and minimising debt.

Skills and experience

  • Qualified MRCVS
  • 1 years’ experience in a small animal practice
  • Competent in clinical examination and surgery
  • Competent and confident working sole charge, with the ability to make sound clinical judgement and as part of the wider team

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.

Job number: VET02175