Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon £40,000 - £55,000 per year  Gateshead, Tyne and Wear Medivet Low Fell Full Time Part Time, Permanent

The Opportunity

Here at Medivet Low Fell, our aim is to deliver the most accessible, comprehensive, and high-quality veterinary care possible, and we are seeking to grow this very friendly and supportive team even further with an enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon.  

The practice would be suited to a Veterinary Surgeon who wishes to progress in Post Graduate Certification and expand their clinical skills further.

Low Fell is a small practice with a super friendly team consisting of; 1 Veterinary Surgeon, 2 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 2 Student Veterinary Nurses and a Client Care Assistant. The practice has tonnes of 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.
  • Therapeutic Laser
  • 3 consulting rooms (2 vet and 1 nurse)
  • large prep area and theatre, with dedicated separate kennel space for cats, dogs and small furies

It is a super friendly and welcoming team, who love the odd cup of tea and cake when time allows. They have a long standing client base, offering a personal approach to patient and client care, it is very much a first name basis with most clients with extremely strong and positive relationships.

The practice is situated on the outskirts of Gateshead, close to public transport networks and Newcastle Airport. Just 15 minutes away from Newcastle city centre, a bustling city to explore, shop in, eat in and live among. And only a short drive out to some of the most breath-taking countryside views that the North East has to offer. 

We can be flexible for those that are seeking full time or part time hours, please contact gemma.butterfield@medivet.co.uk for a friendly confidential chat.

 

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.
– 33 days’ annual leave (including Bank Holidays) rising to 38 with length of service (pro rata).
– 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: VET02211