Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon £45,000 - £65,000 Per Year  Weymouth, Dorset Medivet Weymouth Full Time Part Time, Permanent

The Opportunity

Would you like to join a practice located in the beautiful seaside town of Weymouth? Well, here at Medivet Weymouth you can! with views of the sea and the Jurassic coast this makes for an ideal location for someone looking to work on the beautiful sunny south coast. 

Not only are we situated in a great area with easy access to the beaches, high street and the picturesque countryside nearby, we also pride ourselves on our spacious practice. Boasting 3 consult rooms, our own separate dispensary, lab integrated into one of our consult rooms, separate theatre, big prep area, dental table, X-ray room, separate cattery (kept well away from noisy dogs), separate kennel area with a large walk in kennel, conservatory area, lots of communal space, an office, storage room and heated controlled rooms perfect for summer and winter! As well a beautiful garden to sit in during the summer. This is the ideal practice to work in. 

At our Weymouth practice we pride ourselves on our strong bond we have with our clients. We have an outstanding relationship where we know their pets’ names as well as theirs! Our clinic is very homely, resulting in us all caring for one another. We are a close tight-knit team who very much enjoy working together and are now excited to welcome another Vet.

We have a friendly and caring team with amazing support from the nursing and front of house teams. The opportunity here is for a Vet to join us, working on a real mix of complex cases, consults and surgery.

We are a practice that puts a lot of training and time into our Vets and their growth so would therefore welcome applications from both newly qualified or experienced Vets. You will be well supported, working with a Head RVN, 1 RVN, 2 SVNS, VCA, CCA and alongside two other Vets – one being our very experienced Branch Partner who has been part of the community for many years. You will have the chance to develop your own client base, consulting and operating, with the ability to send cases requiring additional care to our Dorchester 24hr hospital. 

As a Vet, your skills, clinical expertise and passion for animal welfare, alongside significant regional support, will contribute significantly to the continued success and growth of your practice, your team and yourself.

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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: VET02294