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Veterinary Surgeon Team Leader - Aberdeen

Aberdeen, Grampian
26/09/19 10:36
Job Type:
Full Time

Veterinary Surgeon Team Leader - Aberdeen

£48,213 - £49,565 (including allowances) per annum

37.5 hours per week

Full Time, Permanent

Aberdeen is PDSA's most northern Pet Hospital , located in the city centre . PDSA has served the local area for over 60 years offering first opinion veterinary treatment  and  preventive services.
The hospital building is well equipped and has been recently refurbished to provide a new dispensary and more consulting space allowing us to meet the demands of this busy small practice. The caseload is very varied.


We are a friendly welcoming team; CPD is encouraged and self development encouraged with the help of an experienced team of 4 vets, 3 RVNs and 3 VCAs. Although a small hospital, we pack a lot into a small space - 4 consulting rooms, theatre , prep area, radiography room with ultrasonography, separate dog and cat kennelling.


We aim to promote a healthy life for all our pets by preventing, educating and treating sick and injured animals with passion and compassion.
TOOH is fully outsourced ; clinical staff typically work 1 Saturday morning  in 4  with time off in lieu the next week.


Aberdeen has easy access to the beach and Cairngorms . There is an airport which links to major UK cities - and Europe.


Pets and people at the heart of what we do.


About the Role:


We are looking to recruit a Veterinary Surgeon Team Leader to support the Senior Veterinary Surgeon (SVS),  through the leadership of the Veterinary Surgeon team, to deliver efficient, professional and caring Pet services to the local community. You will be responsible for all aspects of team management including recruitment, selection and development, delivery of projects and delegation of tasks as determined by the SVS. Your time will be split between management/ admin tasks and time on the clinical rota.


We also offer great benefits which include:

  • Allocated CPD funding of 37.5 hours
  • Excellent career opportunities/development
  • 37.5hr working week
  • Travel allowance
  • 5 weeks holiday per year
  • Paid statutory holidays
  • Life assurance 4 x annual salary
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance (after 12 months service – permanent employees only)


About You:


The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent interpersonal skill, with a proven track record in customer service and team work, combined with extensive clinical knowledge in small animal practice.


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 48 Pet Hospitals, 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 around 120 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 an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, adults at risk and all our colleagues and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect.


To support this commitment, our recruitment & selection processes are robust and rigorous and all appointments will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate background checks

To apply for this role please go to https://pdsa.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1754788?cid=1031&jobtitle=Veterinary.Surgeon.Team.Leader&location=Aberdeen&rsid=13245&ad=1144124&t=Veterinary-Surgeon-Team-Leader&l=Aberdeen

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