Assistant Veterinary Surgeon – Cheltenham

Job Description

About Us

Building the best place to work in the veterinary industry is creating exceptional opportunities for people like you.

Here, you won’t just be part of the team, you’ll be part of our nationwide family. We’ve built a network of 330 practices with 20 state-of-the-art 24-hour centres that are all home to a family of professionals who provide a high standard of care. You won’t just help to deliver care, you’ll deliver exceptional care for your patients and clients. And you’ll do it all supported by your colleagues and some of the best training and development in the industry.

Join us where we’re building better every day.

The Role

We are seeking a Assistant Veterinary Surgeon to join our fantastic practice in Leckhampton, Cheltenham.

This is a fixed term contract for 12 months with possibility of extension for the right candidate.

The role works to a 3 day week, Weds-Fri with 1:4 Saturday mornings, 08:00-13:00 – NO OOH required!

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

This role offers a package of up to £45,000 per annum, depending on experience including housing allowance, vehicle allowance, a generous CPD allowance designed to drive your progress with 15 days annual leave plus RCVS, VDS and BVA membership. 20 days annual leave including bank holidays.

Skills and Experience

Joining our professional, personable team in the practice, you’ll deliver exceptional care by going beyond consulting to listen and empathising, putting patients and clients first, always.

We are seeking someone with a surgical bias with laparoscopic spay experience a bonus!

The ideal candidate will have a min of 3-years experience, competent in routine ops and keen to progress with more advanced surgeries. You will be confident with consultations with a sound knowledge base.

As qualified MRCVS, you’ll already have good experience gained in small animal practice. You’ll be competent in clinical examination and surgery and confident working sole charge or as part of the wider team. 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.

The Branch

Leckhampton is a stylish, modern clinic, well equipped and will soon to offer laparoscopy spays. This is a busy, friendly practice with a loyal client base.

Leckhampton is a partnered branch with two additional vets, including this role plus a team of 5 nurses.

Not familiar with the area? Cheltenham has good rail and road links to rest of UK. Here, you will have the beautiful Cotswolds on your doorstep as well as Bristol, Gloucester and South Wales.

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Job Location

Moorend Grove , Cheltenham, GL53 0EX

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