Lead Veterinary Surgeon – Tilehurst Berkshire

Are you a skilled and dedicated Veterinary Surgeon seeking a leadership role? We have an exceptional opportunity at Tilehurst veterinary practice, featuring modern facilities including separate cat and dog wards, an in-house laboratory, and x-ray facilities. Supported by nearby 24 Hour Wokingham hospital, this role offers a stimulating environment for professional growth.

This is a sole charge position, supported by a Head Nurse and Student Nurse. With a balanced work-life schedule covering 39 hours over 4 days per week, including a rotation of weekends, this role offers great flexibility.

Key Benefits:

  • CPD Allowance of £1,500 plus 3 days’ CPD leave.
  • RCVS, BVA, and VDS fees covered.
  • Exceptional career development opportunities, including certificates.
  • 5 weeks’ annual leave.
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay.
  • Relocation allowance for candidates moving more than 50 miles.
  • Support for Certificates of Sponsorship for a Tier 2 (General) Visa.

Branch Partnership Benefits:

  • Assistance in determining the best equity model with financial support.
  • Opportunity to own up to 50% of the practice based on investment.
  • Dedicated Branch Partnership team to guide through the process.
  • Access to advanced equipment and specialists through our Hub and Spoke model.
  • Support from our Support Centre team for non-clinical aspects.
  • Practice autonomy based on trust and guidance from our Clinical Operations team.
  • Financial rewards aligned with practice success.
  • True work-life balance with four-day weeks and generous holiday benefits.
  • Flexibility to sell equity at any time while retaining career control.
  • Join a vibrant veterinary community with a focus on job satisfaction.

Role Accountabilities:

Exceptional care is our priority. In this role, you will:

  • Provide top-quality clinical care through consultations, procedures, and monitoring.
  • Facilitate smooth clinical handovers and arrange transfers for patients requiring specialized care.
  • Deliver outstanding client service, offering clear updates and resolving issues promptly.
  • Ensure adherence to regulatory and operational standards.
  • Prepare accurate client estimates and manage financial transactions.
  • Optimize clinical capacity through effective resource management.
  • Conduct informative clinical meetings and mentor colleagues.
  • Proactively share best practices within our community.

Your Skills and Experience:

  • RCVS registered Veterinary Surgeon or eligible for registration.
  • Minimum one year of small animal practice experience.
  • Strong client-focused approach with excellent communication skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in medical and surgical standards.
  • Collaborative team player with experience in practice development.
  • Competent in clinical examination and surgery.
  • Confidence in sole charge responsibilities.
  • Ability to build and maintain trust with colleagues and clients.

About Us:

We are a leading veterinary care provider dedicated to delivering exceptional service across multiple regions. Our commitment to exceptional care drives us forward, creating fulfilling experiences for our patients, clients, and colleagues. Join us in our journey of continuous improvement and innovation, where your talents and compassion for animals can thrive. Apply now to be part of our dynamic team!