Lead Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location Headcorn, Ashford
  • Salary Competitive Salary package depending on experience
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • VET00771
  • Closing date 31st Aug 2022

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Medivet Headcorn requires an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to come and join their practice as a Lead Veterinary Surgeon.

Come and build your own business! This is an exciting challenge for an enterprising Veterinary Surgeon who wants to put their own stamp on a brand new clinic.

You will have access to VVS (Virtual Vet Specialist) which will equip you with specialist knowledge and support. You will also receive support from and will be working alongside Medivet Cranbrook, which is located 15 minutes away.

This ideal candidate should be a motivated individual who possesses leadership qualities, excellent communication, and a passion for patient and client care. Strong management and mentor skills are essential as you will play a crucial part within the team. You must be a confident sole charge.

This role covers 39 hours a week over 4 days. This shift pattern also includes 1:3 Saturdays.

Further career development including certificate study is encouraged and supported and partnership opportunities are available for the right person.

Salary & Benefits:

  • - 5 weeks' annual leave
  • - 4 weeks' paid sabbatical (after every 5 years of service)
  • - Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
  • - CPD Allowance £1,500 plus 3 days CPD leave per annum (FTE)
  • - RCVS, BVA and VDS fees paid
  • - Vehicle allowance or Company Vehicle
  • - Accommodation allowance
  • - Access to Wellbeing support and EAP programme
  • - Access to a wide range of discounts for days out, high street, and on holidays
  • - 100% attendance bonus schemes
  • - 1-day 'Pet'ernity Leave
  • - Certificate funding

We also offer relocation allowances should you move more than 40 miles from your current home address.

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.

Branch:

Medivet Headcorn provides a range of services, including microchipping, neutering, and vaccinations. The practice also has access to a wider range of services provided by the Medivet group, such as dentistry, ECG, and endoscopy.

Headcorn station is a short walk away, which provides direct transport links into central London. This area is also close to the beautiful Kentish countryside.

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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