Head Veterinary Surgeon – Derby - Derbyshire

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£40,000 - £50,000 - Small Animal - Veterinary Surgeon
Ref: 2174 Date Posted: Monday 15 Oct 2018
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Our client is looking for a Head Vet to join their team in Derby. The ideal candidate would be confident and competent in all soft tissue surgeries and basic orthopaedics and will be happy to mentor and guide less experienced team members. We offer a great opportunity for vets who have a surgical bias.

The practice is very busy, often with 20+ ops per day. It is spacious and well equipped, including digital x-ray, consult rooms, separate kennels, cattery, prep and theatre. The teams consist of 3 Vets, 2 RVNs, 4 Animal Nursing Assistants and 5 Receptionists. There is also a dedicated Head of Practice.

Key Details:

  • Hours Monday - Friday: 40hrs
  • Weekends: 1 in 3 weekend rotas
  • Computer System: RX Works
  • Sole charge: Some
  • OOH: None
  • Free parking and access excellent transport links

About Them:

The team at this practice is a hard-working, proactive, and driven made up of several full-time vets, RVNS and several support staff

By joining this practice, you will be part of a team dedicated to providing a superb standard of client and animal care. This is a team and practice that are keen to support staff in the careers! The practice is happy to invest in new equipment to support areas of interest.

Person:

The ideal candidate will be forward thinking, will have strong all-round veterinary skills, have general surgical skills and consultations at 1st opinion practice level.  The successful candidate will be a team player with excellent communication and relationship building skills with a driven and motivated attitude.

Facilities:

They offer a bright, spacious, air-conditioned surgery that is built to industry leading standards and has state of the art equipment including digital X-ray, ultrasound, and in-house laboratory facilities, 2/3 consulting rooms, a full operating theatre, isolation units and kennelling.

Package:

  • Salary - £40,000 - £50,000 DOE
  • Career development opportunities
  • CPD allowance - £1000 + per year
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards
  • Holiday – 5 weeks, plus bank holidays

Must haves:

  • RCVS registered and qualified
  • Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom.
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills 

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.

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