Veterinary Surgeon- Norwich

  • Location Norwich, Norfolk
  • Salary Salary package up to £61,529 dependent on experience
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • VET00879
  • Closing date 19th Aug 2021

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We are seeking a full time motivated Veterinary Surgeon to join us in a varied role supporting four practices in our Norwich region, including our new 24 hour Hospital.

This role provides wonderful flexibility and will give you the opportunity to be involved in interesting caseloads with state-of-the-art technology; you will work a mix of sole charge and in multi-vet practices alongside other experienced vets and certificate holders in the region.

The ideal candidate will have at least six months' UK small animal practice (or UK equivalent) experience and have a passion for delivering outstanding care to their patients, as well as a first-class service to their clients. We offer excellent long-term prospects for the right candidate, with advancement in skills and specialism actively encouraged.

We have an excellent support structure in place and we take pride in our collaborative approach; you will have the opportunity to call upon our experienced vets for advice whenever you need it.

This is a fantastic opportunity to broaden your experience working with successful branches and a specialist hospital team.

The role is working 4 days per week plus either 1 in 3 Saturdays or 1 in 6 Saturday & Sundays. Please note part time and flexible working requirements will also be considered.

Salary & Benefits:

Full time package up to £61,529 dependent on experience, to include:

- Competitive salary

- Accommodation allowance £6,600 per annum

- Vehicle or £2,500 vehicle allowance

- £1,500 CPD allowance with 3 days’ CPD leave and in-house CPD training

- VDS, RCVS and BVA fees paid

We can also support Certificates of Sponsorship for a Tier 2 (General) Visa if you meet the criteria and are eligible to register as a veterinary surgeon with the RCVS upon arrival in the UK.

Benefits include: fantastic career progression and partnership opportunities, paid sabbatical after every five years’ service, company discounts and reward scheme, access to Employee Assistance Programme, additional benefits, including 100% attendance scheme and ‘peternity’ leave.

Skills and experience:

You must be comfortable and confident with all routine procedures and have the ability to work-up cases with standard diagnostics - blood testing, x-rays and possibly basic ultrasound.

Branch:

Our practices are situated in the beautiful city of Norwich, offering a wealth of historic buildings, one of the finest Cathedrals in England and a magnificent castle overlooking the City. The countryside is on our doorstep and we are a stone’s throw away from the Norfolk Broads and the Norfolk Coastline, giving you the perfect opportunity to explore.

Medivet Catton, Hellesdon and Thorpe St Andrew are well-established, thriving practices all within 15 minutes of each other. The branches have a loyal friendly client base and see a varied caseload.

Medivet Horsford is our new 24 hour hospital set in a spacious practice that comes fully equipped with separate dog, cat & exotics wards, endoscopy, digital x-ray, dental x-ray and holds a cat friendly status. Along with our expertise in all furry creatures, we have a special interest in the treatment of exotic pets, making us the best local all-rounder to support your pet’s health. Our specialist equipment enables us to provide a high standard of care for all our patients, including smaller ultrasound probes, endoscopy systems, a dedicated exotics ward and special dentistry equipment and instruments for smaller patients.

Apply today to become part of our family.

Progress your career with Medivet

Development is at the heart of everything we do. We have a wealth of opportunities for veterinary professionals to pursue their interests, develop their clinical and business skills, and take their careers in whichever directions they choose.

Why join us?

We’re a family of passionate veterinary professionals committed to providing truly exceptional care.

We’re always looking for people who aspire to stand out in their field, and it’s this vision and enthusiasm that forms the foundation of how we work.

Search our opportunities and apply today to become part of our family.

How we work

Medivet is a family of passionate, supportive and thoughtful veterinary professionals. We work as one team to support each other, grow the business, and make sure every pet receives the very best care.

Meet some of our people

Learn more about life at Medivet from colleagues in clinical and non-clinical roles.

Megan Jones

Deputy Head Nurse

“I branched out to other companies, but returned to Medivet having not found the same family community elsewhere.”

Jerry Dunne

Branch Partner and Veterinary Surgeon

“I thought I was going to stay for two years and move on to the next job but I fell in love with the team and the spirit of everything.”

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