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Permanent Clinical Lead Veterinary Surgeon Sidcup Kent

2 months ago

£35,000 - £55,000

Vet Seekers

David Maclellan

Sidcup, Kent, United Kingdom

We are recruiting a permanent full-time clinical lead veterinary surgeon to join a practice in Sidcup.

About the role:

This is a full-time position with a weekend rota of 1:2. There are no ooh however there is the occasional sole charge so the veterinary surgeon must be confident in this area. The practice comprises of a tam of 2 Vets, 1 RVN, 1 SVN and supporting staff. they provide a variety of services including more complex surgeries including soft tissue, orthopaedic, laparascopic, endoscopic and echography.

The practice requires a veterinary surgeon who is confident in all routine surgeries and medical cases. Areas of special interest are encouraged and supported. As clinical lead the surgeon will be responsible for mentoring less experienced vets and encouraging them to reach their full potential. The Vet can have clinical freedom at the practice and to work up their own cases from start to finish.

Key Details:

Type: Small Animal
Hours: Monday – Friday 8.30am – 7pm
Weekends: Yes on a rota Saturday 9am – 5pm Sunday 10.30am – 1pm
Sole Charge: None
OOH: None
Branch work: None
Computer System: RX Works
Consultations: 10 Minutes
Team: 2 Vet 2 RVN with support staff
About them:

State of the Art equipment including Lab, Digital X Ray, Pharmacy and Ultrasound
Bright spacious air-conditioned practice with modern facilities
Offers an exciting workload
Offers a good work / life balance
Offers clinical freedom and the ability to work up cases and see them through from start to finish.
Offers opportunity to expand clinical skill set and knowledge
Practice provides clinical freedom for personal growth and development
About You:

You must have a strong work ethic and provide an excellent high standard of clinical service
You will be competent in all areas of routine surgeries and medical cases
An area of special interest in surgery would be advantageous and this would be supported
You are happy to work sole charge on a Sunday
You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to develop a great rapport with both clients and staff.
You will have areas of special interest and aspire to work towards a certificate

• Operating Theatre

• Digital X-Ray

• Isolation Unit

• Ultrasound

• Biochemistry

• Haematology

• In-house Laboratory

• Dental X-Ray

• Dentistry


Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 pro rata
Holiday allowance: 4 Weeks Plus Bank Holiday and Birthday leave
Workplace Pension Scheme
CPD: Generous Allowance
Certificates funded and supported
Healthcare Scheme
Rewards: Exclusive colleague rewards including discounts with High Street retailers and restaurants
Staff Bonus Scheme
Memberships: Paid memberships (RCVS, VDS and BVA)
Staff Discount
Must haves:

RCVS registered and qualified
Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom.
Excellent communication skills
1 years’ post-grad UK experience
What happens next?

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with your latest CV.

Alternatively, contact us to find out more details or to have a confidential discussion about this or other opportunities.

T: 0333 014 7374



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Tel: 0333 0147374
Address: Sidcup, Kent, United Kingdom

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