• Lead Veterinary Surgeon

    Location: Ivanhoe Business Park, Smisby Road, Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire Hours: Full time Practice: Woodward Veterinary Practice Salary: £68,000 per annum, Salary up to and depending on experience Practice Details Woodward Veterinary Practice

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Job Title: Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Salary: Up to £68,000 (D.O.E) plus £5000 welcome bonus and relocation package (direct applications)

Location: Woodward Vets, Leicestershire

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: 40 hours per week over 4 or 5 days, 1 in 6 Saturday 8.30am – 4.30pm, no OOH.

Are you looking to join an enthusiastic and fun team with high clinical standards?

Due to our continued success, we are looking to welcome an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join our Ashby de la Zouch practice.

Your role and responsibilities

Your role at Woodward Vets will be an exciting and varied one. You will have a mixture of in-patient care time, surgery, and consultations each day and you will have the opportunity for case continuity and to build great rapport with our lovely clients.

The ideal candidate for the role will be confident with all aspects of primary care practice and be keen to develop your career. You will also be responsible for leading a team of 6 Vets alongside the Clinical Director. We are looking at roughly an 80/20 split between clinical to non-clinical work within the practice, but there is scope for flexibility to suit the right person.

We are keen to support specific interests especially if you are working towards or currently hold a certificate relevant to small animal primary care practice.

Benefits

  • 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme
  • Recruitment referral reward scheme
  • Wellness program including:
    • Employee assistance program
    • Eyecare voucher scheme
    • Free annual Flu jab
    • Cycle to work scheme

About us

Here at Woodward Veterinary Practice, we have an outstanding, purpose-built, modern practice. We are well equipped with a brand-new X-ray machine, brand-new ultrasound machine, an extensive in-house lab, ECG, Dental x-ray and more. We are a progressive site and are proud to have been awarded gold - ISFM cat-friendly clinic, and dog-friendly clinic and recently achieved our RCVS PSS, and IIE accreditation.

We have a dedicated team of Vets and Nurses who are supported by a fantastic front-of-house team. In our vet team, we have a surgery certificate holder, and 2 other vets working towards certificates in surgery and ophthalmology. We welcome all professional interests and are keen to support certificates.

You will be warmly welcomed into our team and will be joining a group of veterinary professionals who all work hard, enjoy a laugh and support each other daily. We genuinely enjoy our working days together and sometimes attend socialising events. Along with an enthusiastic and fun team with high clinical standards, our aim is to provide the best possible medical and surgical veterinary care for our patients in a pleasant, friendly environment.

Woodward Veterinary Practice has a large client base throughout the whole of Northwest Leicestershire. We are lucky to be based in Ashby de la Zouch which is a picturesque market town surrounded by lots of countryside and is in a fantastic location with lots of local cities, within easy reach. East Midlands Airport is also just a 15-minute drive away.

We would love to hear from you, please contact Lissa.semerdak@linnaeusgroup.co.uk for further details and to arrange an informal chat, or to apply, please complete the application form below.

Part of an amazing global family

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. 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.

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.

Linnaeus is an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, we are committed to fostering a culture that is inclusive and diverse for all our associates.

If you would like to apply for this role, please click the Apply Button or for more information, please feel free to reach out directly to our Talent Acquisition team at [email protected]

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