Senior Vet Surgeon

Vet Partners

Manchester, England, United Kingdom


Vet Surgeon


Jul 7

Fantastic opportunity for a role in leadership to grow and develop our A&E service and its team, at a hospital South Manchester.

We are looking for a passionate individual and enthusiastic team player with management experience to lead and manage our A&E department based in our state-of the art veterinary hospital. The ideal candidate will be a conscientious, dedicated and caring veterinary surgeon (MRCVS), ideally with an Emergency & Critical Care (ECC) certificate. They will work together with the senior management team (SMT) using a collaborative approach to help, develop and support the department.

This role is ideally full time (4 or 5 working days per week) but flexible working options will be considered.

A&E and hospital services are provided to both internal clients and surrounding user practice clients.

This is a full-time position. With an inclusive and flexible approach to all opportunities but it would typically entail:

  • 40 hours over the week
  • A mix of clinical and non-clinical work – to provide on ground support to our teams as well as management and strategic planning for the service.
  • Being available for advice and urgent decision-making requests.
  • Dealing with A&E/Hospital complaints and client feedback that has been escalated to management.
  • Visiting local A&E user practices to promote and develop Woodcroft services.
  • A mixture of day and twilight shifts (exact ratio of each to vary) with ad hoc night shifts (can be discussed further at interview).
  • Salary circa £70,000/annum (pro-rata), dependent on experience.

A typical candidate should have:

  • Significant experience in small animal veterinary practice (10+ years as a guide)
  • An ECC certificate or be close to completing an ECC certificate.
  • Proven leadership skills, preferably with experience of having managed a team
  • Passion for supporting others and engaging in constructive communication
  • Ability to mentor and coach others
  • Desire to serve current client base and develop services further
  • Confidence in decision making, able to consider the business as a whole
  • Excellent judgement and analytical skills, preferably with experience in business operations and financial understanding (though training will be provided)

Please enquire if interested.

Job ID 34159

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