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Small Animal Vet St George's Vets St. Georges Parade, Wolverhampton WV2 1BD, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Posted on: 20 Nov 2020

Senior Veterinary Surgeon required at St Georges Vets - Wolverhampton.

Job Description

About Us

St Georges Vets have a hospital based in Wolverhampton equipped with CT scanner, in-house blood machines, digital x-ray, ultrasound, capnography and dental x-ray. We have a very friendly and dedicated team. This role will be based at our flagship consulting centre and will have a key impact on the 1st Opinion work in our practice.

The Role

We are looking for a Senior Veterinary Surgeon to assist with our first Opinion/GP work including consulting, routine surgical procedures, stock control, ordering, taking samples (blood, FNA, cystocentesis etc), repeat prescriptions, calling clients with lab results, sole charge role. In addition to this this role will be responsible for being the lead clinical contact on all our charitable relationships with large clients such as Birmingham Dogs Home, Guide Dogs for the blind, Police dogs, etc.

The role will be based at our flagship consulting centre site and in addition to their normal veterinary duties, this role will be responsible for being the lead clinical SGV contact on all our charitable relationships. This includes Birmingham Dogs Home/Sunnyside (BDH/SS), Guide Dogs, Police Dogs and any other commercial or charitable clients. This role holder will visit BDH/SS as part of their rota and will also play a key role in tender processes or changes to service by leading the service provision aspect of these for us i.e. help design what we will offer them or maybe how we will implement a change they ask for or a new service.

Applicant Requirements

As a Senior Veterinary position, this role requires sufficient GP experience. Your own car/driving licence is essential as travel is required to Birmingham Dogs Home sites and occasionally to other St George's (SGV) surgeries. You should have a commercial interest/acumen to ensure that all arrangements meet the needs of both the client and SGV. We are also looking for a well organised individual with excellent, confident communication skills - both verbal and written. They will be required to deal with clients and staff of all levels, at our large client sites so you will need to display high levels of professional behaviour, as a representative for our practice and brand. As this is a senior role, this position would be equally suitable for someone who may wish to develop into CD roles in the future or just has a strong interest in supporting our charity clients and the work they do.

Benefits (Subject to pro rata)

  • 25 days paid holiday not including bank holidays
  • 5 days paid CPD leave
  • £1250 CPD Allowance per annum
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • VDS Membership paid
  • BVA Membership paid
  • Service based holiday entitlement increases
  • Birthday leave
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension
  • CPD/training support
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Company sick pay
  • Employee opinion survey
  • Free uniform in a number of roles
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Social events
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Academy & Leadership courses
  • Focus on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free flu jabs

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.

Job Ref: BH1671

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