Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Leeds, England, gb
Company: Vet Seekers
Category: Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
Published on 2021-07-28 06:06:29

Job description

We are recruiting for a permanent Veterinary Surgeon to join a charity hospital in Leeds on a full time basis working 37.5 hours per week.

This is a purpose-built animal hospital offering state of the art facilities along with a wide range of varying cases enabling plenty of exposure to develop your clinical skill set and knowledge.

The Vet will need to have excellent client facing and interpersonal skills and demonstrate and excellent amount of experience in customer service along with being able to work well as part of a team.

Key Details:

37.5 Hrs working week Full-time hours

Veterinary Surgeon's typically work incremental shifts from 8am-4.30pm to 10am-6.30pm and vet nurses from 8am-4.30pm to 9.30am to 6pm.

No OOH, as this is fully outsourced - Vets Now do night cover on site.

The caseload is varied and would make a great opportunity for someone completing a certificate or looking to further develop their skills.

They have the work / life balance sorted

Clinical staff typically work 1 in 6 Saturday mornings from 9-12 and receive time off in lieu the following week

Pets and people at the heart of what they do UK wide

About the Role:

They are seeking a Veterinary Surgeon (VS) for the delivery of an efficient, professional and caring service to all the hospitals clients and to provide a high standard of customer service and clinical care whilst also promoting pet wellbeing and delivering preventive services.

The hospital building is well equipped with plenty of consulting space allowing them to meet the demands of this busy small practice.

The caseload is very varied on a day to day basis

They are a friendly welcoming team that are very supportive.

They aim to promote a healthy life for all their pets by preventing, educating and treating sick and injured animals with passion and compassion.

Responsible for managing cases cost-effectively, encouraging financial contributions from clients

About Them:

As the UK's leading veterinary charity, with 48 Pet Hospitals, they strive to improve pets' lives - through prevention, education and treatment.

Every year their dedicated vet teams carry out 2.7 million treatments on 470,000 pets.

Their national network of around 120 high street shops help us to provide these treatments through selling both donated and new goods.

They believe that they work better together, so everyone from their vets, volunteers, shop teams and to office support colleagues - are driven into the help improve the lives of every pet.


Salary rata per annum 33,281 - 47,227 pro rata

Hours 37.5 Hours per week full time permanent

CPD is encouraged and self-development is actively encouraged

Allocated CPD funding of 37.5 hours

Excellent career opportunities/development

25 Days holiday per year

Paid statutory holidays

Travel allowance

Life assurance 4 x annual salary

Contributory pension scheme

Private medical insurance (after 12 months service)

Must haves:

RCVS registered and qualified

Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom.

Excellent communication skills

1 years' post-grad UK experience

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