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Lead Veterinary Surgeon - Medivet Low Fell, Gateshead

7 days ago

Competitive salary


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Gateshead, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom

About us

The role

Are you looking to take the next step in your career?

If you are searching for a position that provides an excellent work life balance, with the opportunity to improve your leadership skills we may have the perfect role for you.

We are seeking a Veterinary Surgeon to work alongside our experienced leadership team in one of our North East Practices.

As a qualified MRCVS, you will already have good experience gained in small animal practice. You will be competent in clinical examination and surgery, and confident working sole charge or as part of the wider team. As well as your day-to-day duties within practice caring for your patients and clients, you will play a key role in leading and managing the team in our clinic. You will have the drive and ambition to develop each practice and client base, ensuring high standards of care are always delivered.

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, 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.

Branch Partnership opportunities are also available where you can own a share of the clinic, have complete clinical freedom whilst receiving full support from the wider Medivet network.

Joining our national network of veterinary surgeons at Medivet, offers exceptional opportunities for career development while enjoying a very competitive salary package.

Benefits Package 

Salary Package up to £65,000 per annum (FTE)

5 weeks' annual leave

4 weeks' paid sabbatical (after each 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 wide range of discounts for days out, high street and holidays.

100% attendance bonus schemes

1 day 'Pet'ernity Leave

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.

Key accountabilities

Skills and experience

You must be a Veterinary Surgeon who is registered with the RCVS. Leadership experience is desirable but not essential.



Medivet Low Fell is a well equipped practice compromising of 2 consult rooms, separate dog and cat wards, a spacious  waiting room, and large prep area and theatre.

There is access to in house lab equipment with up-to-date analysers and external lab support and services.

You will be joining a dedicated support team offering our strong client base genuine value and uncompromising compassionate care.

Address: Gateshead, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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