Head Veterinary Surgeon (SA) **Flexible working pattern** - Kent - Ref: SP11751

Job Role

Veterinary Surgeon

Job Type




A fantastic opportunity to join my clients' practice on the Kent coast, as Head Veterinary Surgeon (SA only).

If you are an experienced vet with the capability and confidence to mentor and support a clinical team, this could be the role for you, to take your career to the next level

You will need to have broad surgical experience and possess sound communication skills, as well as having a passion for leadership. 

**Flexible working**

Let us know what suits you and we will work with you to make it work

Working hours can be up to 40 hours per week and Monday-Friday between the hours of 8am-7pm

As a team player, leading from the front, you will join just a 1:5 Saturday rota (8am-5pm)

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assume responsibility for surgical and medical cases, undertaking surgical operations and medical investgations where appropriate

  • Leading the clinical team, including clinical development and training in line with CPD budget and requirements

  • Ensuring all clinical work is carried out to Practice standards (and as such RCVS standards) and that patients and clients alike are treated to the best level fo service

  • Guidance, direction, support and development of the Vet team and all clinical staff

  • Seek opportunities to improve the efficiency fo the Practice

  • Complete monthly clinical audits with the Practice Director and/or other senior staff to monitor standards of care and service

  • Maintain excellent relationships with staff, patients, clients and additional stakeholders

  • Enhance the reputation of the Practice

  • Comply with Debt protocols and proactively take action to ensure the debt position is fully controlled

Main benefits include:

  • Salary of £71,500 (DOE)

  • Achievable bonus scheme

  • Flexible working (as above, to meet your work life balance)

  • Accommodation available and Relocation package

  • Up to 7 weeks annual leave plus Bank Holidays, with Buy/Sell scheme (allowing purchase of 2 additional weeks)

  • Annual leave increasing annually for 5 years

  • CPD encouraged, supported and fully funded

  • Access to ShareSave scheme

  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption pay

  • Pet related discounts

  • Range of other employee benefits incl. GymFlex, Cycyle to work, Perkbox 

if you would like to discuss this role further, please call Seb on 01392 249646 or e-mail seb@jhprecruitment.com with a copy of your CV

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