• Lead Vet Surgeon

    Location: Paynes Meadow, Lychpit, Basingstoke Hours: Full time, Part time Practice: The Barn Animal Hospital Salary: Up to £65,000 Practice Details The Barn Animal Hospital

The Barn Animal Hospital is a purpose-built, RCVS accredited animal hospital on the edge of Lychpit, Basingstoke. The Lead Veterinary Surgeon's role is key to the team's ability to succeed. You will be leading and working alongside a full clinical team including vets, nurses and receptionists across the practices, all aiming towards providing the highest standards of care while, maximising convenience, reducing customer effort and bond clients to the practice.

 

Your role and responsibilities 

The Lead Veterinary Surgeon is responsible for managing the clinical activities of the Vets and acts as the first line of management, developing the team to optimise uptake of clinical services.

The Lead Veterinary Surgeon is to support and work closely with and assist the Clinical Director to provide leadership, coordination of the team, hospital and clinical caseload, ensure adequate cover for shifts, appropriate training and development to their team and when not deputising to undertake duties of a vet. They also need to take part in the day-to-day organisation of the team and respond to requests for unplanned absence cover.

Our experienced team provides the very best healthcare, and with state-of-the-art equipment, we ensure that pets are as relaxed and as stress-free as possible. We know how important pets are to owners, so our care will enable that continuation of love and compassion for a long and healthy life. 

Hours and package:

  • Full-time role working 40 hours per week (part-time applications are considered)
  • 1 in 4 weekends
  • Out of hours is provided by Vets Now
  • Competitive salary (£65k depending on experience).

 

Benefits

  • Competitive salary package
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus your birthday off!
  • Enhanced equal family leave and sick pay
  • RCVS/VDS membership fully funded
  • CPD and certificate ambitions encouraged and supported with enhanced CPD funding
  • Linnaeus Wellness Programme
  • Mental Health First Aider on site
  • Staff Discount on pet care
  • Eyecare & cycle to work scheme
  • Gym membership discount.

 

Part of an amazing global family 

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS. 

Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 Veterinary Health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets. 

Our Associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team. Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates. 

To apply, please complete the quick application form below. Alternatively, for more information please contact Paige on [email protected] or call 07708478484.

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