Veterinary Surgeon

Hucknall, Nottingham
Up to 60,000 PA
10 Nov 2021
10 Dec 2021
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Medivet are a community of passionate veterinary professionals committed to providing truly exceptional care. We’re set on building something extraordinary: creating the most forward-thinking and innovative place in the veterinary industry.

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.

We provide ongoing support to our teams, both in practice, online and through our dedicated training centre. This empowers you to get the very best from our advanced equipment while being on your journey to veterinary excellence.

The role:

We are recruiting for a veterinary surgeon to work alongside our fantastic team at our Hucknall practice.

This practice, close to the peak district and Nottingham city, is a perfect opportunity for a veterinary surgeon who would like to expand their skillset and experience alongside being a key player in helping the practice develop and grow. 

General duties will include: consulting and associated skills (listening, empathising, summarising) routine surgery, lifting and moving animals, handling drugs and chemotherapeutic agents, possible shared on-call duties, team leadership and team management, telephone advice, data entry and fee charging.

This is a full or part-time role working 4 days a week with 1 in 3 Saturdays or 1 in 6 full weekends and an on-call rota that is shared out equally.

Salary and benefits:

  • Salary package up to £60,000 PA.
  • Accommodation allowance.
  • Vehicle or vehicle allowance.
  • CPD allowance of £1,500 plus 3 days CPD leave per annum.
  • RCVS, VDS, BVA fees paid.
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • Certificate opportunities paid for by us.
  • 4 weeks sabbatical for every 5-year service.
  • 24 hour access to wellbeing and employee assistance programme.
  • Long service awards.
  • Employee discounts & rewards via Happi Benefits.
  • Enhanced maternity & paternity pay.
  • 'Pet-ernity' leave - A day off to welcome a new pet into your family.

As qualified MRCVS, you’ll already have good experience gained in small animal practice. You’ll be competent in clinical examination and surgery and confident working sole charge or as part of the wider team. Sharing our values being trustworthy, caring and progressive, you will have all the softer skills essential to working effectively, building trusting relationships with your colleagues and clients.

Further education and development of colleagues is actively encouraged and certificates can be supported for the successful candidate. 

You must be a Veterinary Surgeon registered with the RCVS.

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. With current Covid19 regulations we will offer relocation and quarantine support entering the UK.

Medivet is growing rapidly and it is an exciting time to join us - we encourage growth and development within our roles and are truly committed to helping our Medivet family members achieve their goals.

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