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Veterinary Surgeon - Portsmouth

Portsmouth, Hampshire
13/06/19 9:21
Job Type:
Full Time
£33,281 - £43,421 (Including allowances) per annum

Closing Date - 03/07/2019

Pets and people at the heart of what we do.
Do you have a business mind and a social heart?
Would you love to do a job that gives you an overwhelming feeling of satisfaction knowing that every day when you walk through the door you’re contributing to a lifetime of wellbeing for every pet?
Are you looking for a new challenge and want to be a part of our amazing team? 
If so, PDSA has a great opportunity for you. As the UK’s leading veterinary charity we exist to treat the sick and injured pets of people in need, and every member of our team is essential in fulfilling this mission.
About the Role:
It's a busy hospital with a team of 7 vets and a fab support team of 7 Vet Nurses, 8 Veterinary Care Assistants and a wonderful reception team.  The hospital looks great having just had its front of house and consult rooms refurbished and also boasts a new ultrasound machine, endoscopy and new digital Xray. New kennels due in 2019.  Caseload is varied- see more in a year than you will in a career!
We are now seeking a Veterinary Surgeon (VS), the role is responsible for the delivery of an efficient, professional and caring service to PDSA clients, providing a high standard of customer service and clinical care whilst also promoting pet wellbeing and delivering preventive services.
We also offer great benefits which include:
Allocated CPD funding of 37.5 hours
Excellent career opportunities/development
37.5hr working week
5 weeks holiday per year
Paid statutory holidays
Travel allowance
Life assurance 4 x annual salary
Contributory pension scheme
Private medical insurance (after 12 months service – permanent employees only)
Vets typically work 1 in 7 weekends, 8.30am - 5.30 Saturday and 8.30-6pm Sunday.  They get extra pay for this plus 18 hours lieu time the following week (normally Monday and Friday off and a half day Thursday)
About You:
The successful candidate will be an RCVS registered Veterinary Surgeon and responsible for updating their knowledge by attending regular CPD training. You will be involved in all aspects of clinical governance at the Pet Hospital, responsible for managing cases cost-effectively, encouraging financial contributions from clients, and making sure that PDSA resources are used appropriately.
The closing date for this vacancy may be brought forward should we receive sufficient candidates.

About PDSA:
As the UK’s leading veterinary charity, with 51 Pet Hospitals and over 380 Pet Practices, we strive to improve pets’ lives – through prevention, education and treatment. Every year our dedicated vet teams carry out 2.7 million treatments on 470,000 pets. Our national network of over150 high street shops help us to provide these treatments through selling both donated and new goods. 

We believe that we work better together, so everyone from our vets, volunteers, shop teams and to our office support colleagues – we are driven in our dedication and passionate about pets. Join us and help improve the lives of every pet.

PDSA is able to issue Certificates of Sponsorship for Tier 2 (General) Visas for suitable Veterinary Surgeon candidates. Sponsorship is subject to meeting all the criteria for the issue of a Certificate of Sponsorship, including being eligible to register as a Veterinary Surgeon with the RCVS upon arrival in the UK.

The closing date for this vacancy may be brought forward should we receive sufficient candidates.

To apply for this role please go to https://pdsa.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1640442?cid=1031&jobtitle=Veterinary.Surgeon&location=Portsmouth.&rsid=3352&ad=1040328&t=Veterinary-Surgeon&l=Portsmouth- please quote “the location” in the subject title of your email

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