Imaging Veterinary Surgeon – Hendon

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 22 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 an Imaging Veterinary Surgeon to manage the CT/MRI department within our fantastic 24-hr Hendon hospital.

The department is housed in a separate Advanced Imaging Building in the extensive main hospital gardens. The Advanced Imaging Building also has an arthroscopy/spinal theatre and a kennel room. Here, you will work alongside a dedicated Imaging RVN.

The role primarily involves performing CT and MRI scans after making an initial clinical assessment and differential diagnosis list for a vast range and number of cases. Ability to Ultrasound would also be an advantage. You will also have the benefit of external support, as the images are sent to our specialist team at VetCT for a full diagnostic report – an excellent learning tool to enhance your knowledge.

Salary and hours:

This role offers a competitive salary plus housing allowance of £10,200 per annum and £2500 vehicle allowance (or Medivet vehicle) which is added to your base salary and paid to you in 12 instalments with the monthly payroll. A generous £1500 CPD allowance is also designed to drive your progress with 3-days CPD leave. RCVS, VDS and BVA membership is also provided.

This role works to a 4-day week with 1:3 half or 1:6 full weekends. You will also be included on our bank holiday and on-call rota to support our night team if required (approx. 3 weeks on call per year), these rota’s are fair share with all vets in the region. 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays.

Key Accountabilities

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. You will have the drive and ambition to develop the practice client base, ensuring high standards of care are always delivered.

As qualified MRCVS, you’ll already have good experience gained in small animal practice. Sharing our values being trustworthy, caring and progressive, you will have all the softer skills essential to working effectively and empathetically, such as good communication skills, mediation experience, and the ability to share knowledge and lead by being an outstanding, positive example to others.

Skills and Experience

The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in advanced imaging and ultrasound, and hold a certificate/PHD in imaging or be working towards one.

The Branch

Medivet 24-hr Hendon is a bustling hospital, it has recently been recognised as one of London’s best veterinary practices.

The successful candidate will be joining a highly experienced team led by Branch Partner and Vet, Jerry Dunne, Senior Partner and Vet, Richard Leonard.

We have seven permanent Veterinary Surgeons plus a large volume of mobile and referring vets on any given day, including certificate holders or those currently undertaking a certificate.

We have a fantastic nursing team of 12 including a dedicated Imaging RVN and SVN’s and reception team.

It houses an MRI/CT unit and so treats many interesting neurology, medicine, surgical and other cases. Additionally, Hendon 24hr is equipped with endoscopy, arthroscopy, digital x-ray, ultrasound, multi-parameter monitors, in-house bloods and much more! The group is also supported by it’s own pet blood bank, laboratory as well as other services.

It supports Medivet clinics in all of Northwest London but also the whole of Southern England, with interesting and complicated cases.

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89-91 Watford Way , Hendon, NW4 4RS

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