Lead Vet Required At Heath Vets, Rhiwbina
up to £65,000 + benefits (subject to experience)
Rhiwbina, South Glamorgan, United Kingdom
Heath Vets have an excellent opportunity for a Lead Vet to join their friendly team. Every day at our practice is different, you will carry out 15-minute consults, with time to read up cases and call clients, so we don’t leave at the end of a day with a long to-do list! Due to the sole charge, we are looking for some experience in consulting, the role will also include some surgery time, but this can be altered if you prefer the medical aspect. The successful candidate will be responsible for driving excellence in customer service and clinical care whilst promoting pet wellbeing, delivering preventive services, and treating sick and injured pets.
Our working day is 9 am-7 pm with a lunch break in the middle. We use a dedicated emergency service, so we don’t do nights or weekends, (other than rota’s Saturday mornings 9 am-1 pm). We want our staff to have an excellent work/life balance, our full-time vets work a 4-day week and always get the same day off each week so this can be achieved.
The salary is up to £65,000 + benefits (subject to experience).
We are a well-established, first opinion practice based in Cardiff, with access to an excellent mix of countryside and city life! Across our 3 branches, we are well-equipped with an in-house lab, digital x-ray, K laser, u/s scanner, Laparoscopic and endoscopic equipment, and dental x-ray. Our facilities allow us to do as much as we can in-house, allowing our vet’s full clinical freedom. Our team is made up of 5 vets, 6 nurses and a dedicated support function including our experienced practice manager. Across the team we have a wealth of experience so there is good support both surgically and medically - all of us are willing to help one another and discuss cases.
An experienced veterinary surgeon is required, ideally, with leadership and management knowledge relevant experience preferred but mentoring and support is available. You will have strong communication, organisational and people management skills, and understanding that as a senior vet you must lead by example. Knowledge of veterinary finance is highly desirable. RCVS membership and the right to work in the UK is essential. Clean driver’s license required.
Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:
Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
CPD paid days and allowance
L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
Private Medical Insurance
BVA Membership paid
Discounted veterinary fees
Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
Cycle to Work scheme
Service-related company sick pay
Sponsorship for overseas employees
Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
Career progression opportunities
As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.
If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch. BH5248.
Address: 123-5, Heol-y-Deri, Rhiwbina, South Glamorgan, United Kingdom