Veterinary Surgeon With Feline Interest

Location
Lincolnshire
Salary
Package of up to £60,000 per annum
Posted
04 May 2022
Closes
04 Jun 2022
Ref
VET01383
Sector
Practice
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time

The role:

We have a unique opportunity for a Veterinary Surgeon with a keen interest in Feline Medicine to lead our new open, feline-only branch. A Feline Medicine certificate is encouraged but not essential. 

Joining our professional, personable team at Ashby, is a fantastic opportunity to take real ownership of this feline-only branch and help grow its client base and caseload.

Salary package of up to £60,000 PA, including:

  • - Accommodation allowance
  • - A Company vehicle or vehicle allowance
  • - CPD Allowance
  • - Payment of RCVS, VDS, and BVA fees

Employee benefits:

  • - Relocation package of up to £2000
  • - 3 days paid CPD leave per year
  • - 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays per annum
  • - 4 day week plus 1:3 half or 1:6 full weekend
  • - Pension scheme
  • - Paid sabbatical after five years’ service
  • - Funded Certificate opportunities
  • - Annual pay reviews
  • - Additional paid leave for exceptional attendance
  • - Colleague purchase scheme
  • - Enhanced maternity/paternity leave
  • - Hapibenefits – Receive a range of discounts on your shopping, entertainment, and meals out
  • - 24-hour access to wellbeing and employee assistance program

As a 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 in sole charge or as part of the wider team. Sharing our values of being trustworthy, caring, and progressive, you will have all the softer skills essential to working effectively, building trusting relationships with your colleagues, and harnessing our one-team culture.

You will also display good communication skills and the desire to share your knowledge and skills by being an outstanding, positive example to others.

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.

Skills and experience:

The ideal candidate has a keen interest in Feline Medicine and will have a minimum of 1-2 years’ UK small animal practice (or UK equivalent) experience, be confident in their recommendations, and have excellent communication skills. A Feline Medicine certificate is encouraged but not essential. 

Branch:

Our Feline-only clinic is located in a purposely built and separate building, next to our larger Ashby practice which has 3 consult rooms, 1 double surgical theatre, dental suite, digital x-ray room, prep area, and separate dog and cat isolation rooms.  Digital x-ray, ultrasound, and in-house blood machines.

Scunthorpe is located in North Lincolnshire just off the M180 and M18 motorways allowing easy transport links to the Lincolnshire Wolds, Hull, Doncaster, Lincoln, and York. It is a bustling town with restaurants, a cinema, shopping parks, and many other activities.

For those who enjoy the country air and long walk, Scunthorpe is a stone's throw away from the rolling hills of the Lincolnshire Wolds which is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the highest land between Kent and Yorkshire. In the Wold, there are many quaint market villages with plenty of independent shops and history to explore.

To the East, there is the popular seaside resort of Cleethorpes with many traditional seaside restaurants and activities, the boating lake, The Jungle Zoo, and Cleethorpes Light Railway.

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