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Small Animal Vet Yorkshire Vets, Morley Surgery Topcliffe Ln, Morley, Leeds LS27 0HL, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time or Part Time
Posted on: 20 Nov 2023

Lead Vet required at Yorkshire Vets, Morley Surgery

Job Description

Lead Veterinary Surgeon 
Yorkshire Vets, Morley Surgery 
Up to £75,000 DOE and a welcome bonus of up to £5000 (pro rata), up to £6,000 Relocation support plus benefits

Exciting Opportunity at Yorkshire Vets, Morley Surgery: Lead Our Team and Shape the Future of Veterinary Care!

Are you a passionate and experienced veterinary surgeon looking for an exciting opportunity to advance your career? Look no further! We are a friendly and well-established practice located in a popular site with a loyal client base. As a senior veterinary surgeon, you will work closely with our practice leadership team to drive the practice forward and take charge of an enthusiastic team.

At our modern and well-equipped practice, we have separate dog and cat wards, two theatres, and a dental area. Our goal is to achieve clinical excellence, and to support you in delivering high-quality care, we have a team of experienced vets, RVNs, and receptionists. We prioritise continuity of care and keep many cases in-house, with full support from our Thornbury hospital.

We value work-life balance and offer both full and part-time hours. No out-of-hours work is required, and you will only need to work one Saturday morning (8:30-12:30) every four weeks. 5 day week (40 hours) for a full time role.

In addition to a rewarding work environment, we offer a competitive salary of up to £65,000, dependent on experience.

Compassionate Care is second nature to us

We are a Tier 3 Hospital supporting 5 branch sites and serve as an RVN training centre. Our branch is equipped with two operating theatres, a dental engine, four consultation rooms, and separate dog and cat wards. We are continuously improving our services and will soon be adding dental x-ray capabilities. This branch is perfect for a veterinary surgeon looking to develop their career and leadership aspirations. We foster a friendly and sociable atmosphere throughout the practice and organise regular fun days out. You will also have access to ample experienced support. Our site is conveniently located near the M62, providing easy access to Leeds city centre, the airport, and more.

What should be second nature to you?

You should have a good length of experience in a small animal practice. An ability to lead and inspire other vets and support staff. Desire to grow the client base and expand services provided. Run your team with friendly, approachable, and caring attitude towards pets, owners, and staff with strong leadership skills.

Our Amazing Team: Dedicated Professionals and a Welcoming Culture 
Our practice is comprised of a dedicated team of 14 vets, 11 RVNs (including 2 in training), and approximately 50 support staff across all our sites. At this branch, you will be working alongside 2-3 vets and 5 support staff. We are proud to have 5 certificate holders at our hospital, specializing in ophthalmology, surgery, and emergency medicine. As part of our commitment to the community, we regularly deliver school presentations and support several local rescue societies.

Because our employees matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from -

Work-life balance
•    6.6 weeks annual leave 
•    Your birthday as a paid day off

•    Private medical insurance
•    Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
•    Cycle to Work scheme
•    Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
•    Non-accidental injury support

•    £1200 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro rata 
•    Certificate support 
•    Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
•    Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
•    All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
•    All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
•    Infection Prevention and Control Programme
•    Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships
•    BVA membership
•    VDS cover
•    RCVS fees 

•    Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
•    Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
•    Discounted staff pet care

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If you are ready to take the next step in your veterinary career and join our dynamic team, please apply now. We look forward to hearing from you! Please quote BH10798 when you apply, 

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