Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon £60,000 to £70,000 pro rata Llandaff, Cardiff Medivet Llandaff North Part Time, Permanent

The Opportunity

Medivet Llandaff North are looking a Weekend Veterinary Surgeon to join our team.

Come and be part of an exciting new service for our clients. We are looking to offer longer weekend opening hours to support our clients and patient’s needs.

If you are an experienced Veterinary Surgeon that likes ECC this could be an ideal role for you. You would be working sole charge Saturday and Sunday 9am to 5pm with an experienced Veterinary Nurse, at our Llandaff North, Cardiff Clinic.

The role will include consulting and carrying out procedures. We have good equipment and facilities at the clinic to be able to see and treat our patients, our PMS is linked so all histories are available. Our other clinics in the area will still be open on Saturdays for their usual consulting hours, we are aiming to offer an extended opening time at one branch. During the week the clinic is run by our Branch Partner who is passionate about client and patient care.

Llandaff North clinic is accessible by train from Cardiff city centre with the train station just behind the surgery and located close to junction 32 of the M4.

Cardiff is a vibrant city, offering great city life, cultural heritage and good transport connections close to the M4, Cardiff and Bristol airport and the central train station. Easy access to the beautiful Brecon Beacons for those who enjoy outdoor activities.

Salary would be £24,000 per annum.

Please do not hesitate to contact for further information.

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 days 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: £600 per year plus 1.5 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: VET02251