25 January 2022

Lead Veterinary Surgeon - Harrogate


up to £65k DOE


Yorkshire and The Humber

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The Practice:

This is a well-equipped practice tucked away on the outskirts of Harrogate yet close enough to pop out at lunch time.

The practice has 2 theatres, a large prep room, separate dog and cat ward and a separate fully furbished dental suite. Spacious and bright reception/waiting area with separate dog and cat seating.

Modern digital X-ray, ultrasound and CT scanner facilities.

In house lab equipment with up to date analyzers and external lab support and services.

The Role:

They are looking for a motivated individual to lead a team of vets, nurses and reception staff. This is a great opportunity for any vet wanting to take the challenge in their career. They are looking for someone who can drive the clinic, provide an exceptional service and build a strong client base.

The team are really supportive with an experienced Head Nurse with a passion for both patient and client care.

They also have a brand new ultrasound scanner with an impressive image quality in a wide range of applications.

Key Accountabilities:

Your duties will also include: Consulting, ensuring all aspects of animal welfare are addressed, routine surgery, lifting and moving animals, handling drugs and chemotherapeutic agents, shared on-call duties, providing telephone advice, data entry and fee charging.

You will deal with clients’ concerns and complaints at practice level and liaise with regional management if needed in these situations. From time to time, you may also be required to assist with nurse and vet training 

Skills and Experience:

  • MRCVS qualification
  • English language skills
  • Associated skills (listening, empathising and summarising)
  • No unspent criminal convictions
  • No RCVS investigations underway
  • Computer literacy

Desirable Attributes:

  • Medical competence (to a level required for the specific role, including clinical examinations, lifting 
  • and moving animals, diagnosing disease and prescribing/handling of drugs)
  • Surgical competence (to a level required for the specific role)
  • Sole charge experience
  • UK small animal practice experience
  • Familiarity and compliance with relevant legislation
  • Mediation experience

Salary and Benefits:

Joining offers exceptional opportunities for career development while enjoying a very competitive salary package of up to £65,000 per annum depending on experience. They will also look after you with a company vehicle and accommodation allowances. A generous CPD allowance is also designed to drive your progress, balanced by 5 weeks annual holiday allowance (FTE).

We can also support Certificates of Sponsorship for a Tier 2 (General) Visa if you meet the criteria and are eligible to register as a veterinary surgeon with the RCVS upon arrival in the UK.

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