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Senior Veterinary Surgeon

2 months ago

£55,582 - £60,271 (incl allowances) per annum


Colin Wallace

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Derby, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Senior Veterinary Surgeon - Derby
£55,582 - £60,271 (incl allowances) per annum
37.5 hours per week
Full Time, Permanent
Our wonderful Derby Hospital is located close to the city centre with nearby access to all major routes. We have an excellent balance of experience and developing staff, comprising of 7 Vets, 8 Nurses and a great support team of Veterinary Care Assistants, Receptionists and Animal Care Auxillary's.
Our team is extremely friendly, enthusiastic and passionate about Pet Wellbeing. You will have the opportunity to work with a varied caseload with great opportunities for Surgical and Medical development.
Our working days are 7.5 hours. Earliest shift is 8.30am - 5pm. Latest shift is 9.30am - 6pm.
No Bank Holidays are worked.
Pets and people at the heart of what we do.

About the Role:

We are looking for a Senior Veterinary Surgeon (SVS) who will lead the Pet hospital team, providing a high standard of customer service and clinical care whilst promoting pet wellbeing, delivering preventive services and treating sick and injured pets of eligible clients.

Our Senior Veterinary Surgeons are line managers to the Head Nurse and Veterinary Surgeons and will lead and develop the clinical team to efficiently manage the day-to-day workflow through the hospital.

As the senior clinician they are responsible for all aspects of clinical governance at the hospital, managing income and clinical expenditure; including treatment costs at hospital level and making sure that PDSA resources are used in a cost effective manner.

We also offer great benefits which include:

• Allocated CPD funding of 38 hours
• Excellent career opportunities/development
• 37.5hr working week
• 5 weeks holiday per year
• Paid statutory holidays
• Travel allowance
• Life assurance 4 x annual salary
• Contributory pension scheme
• Accommodation or accommodation allowance
• Private medical insurance (after 12 months service – permanent employees only)

About You:

The successful candidate will be a multi faceted RCVS registered Veterinary Surgeon with a track record that includes practice and people management. You will need to be able to demonstrate outstanding communication, leadership and organisational skills and have a flexible approach.

The closing date for this vacancy may be brought forward should we receive sufficient candidates.

About PDSA:

As the UK’s leading veterinary charity, with 48 Pet Hospitals, we strive to improve pets’ lives – through prevention, education and treatment. Every year our dedicated vet teams carry out 2.7 million treatments on 470,000 pets. Our national network of around 120 high street shops help us to provide these treatments through selling both donated and new goods.

We believe that we work better together, so everyone from our vets, volunteers, shop teams and to our office support colleagues – we are driven in our dedication and passionate about pets. Join us and help improve the lives of every pet.

PDSA is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, adults at risk and all our colleagues and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect.

To support this commitment, our recruitment & selection processes are robust and rigorous and all appointments will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate background checks

We are proud to be one of the Sunday Times 100 Best Not-For-Profit Organisations. Our fantastic people have a genuine affinity with our cause which empowers them to make a positive difference to the world we live in every single day! Join the team and find out what it’s like to be in the Top 100!

Tel: 01332 345771
Address: 200 City Gate, London Road, Derby, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

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