Head of Surgical Services ideally a Recognized Specialist or Diploma Qualified near Cardiff


Julie Powell

Our client operates a renovated Veterinary Hospital with CT imaging, DR and CR radiography, visiting MRI, endoscopy, ultrasound, radioactive iodine and a full in-house laboratory, who is looking for a lead vet to take the lead and move to head of Surgical Services in the future.

The practice has two soft-tissue theatres and a separate orthopaedic suite as well three other procedure rooms and advanced dental procedures unit. Separate cat and exotic animal clinics and facilities including theatres. ICU and Emergency Medicine are present within the hospital.

As well as providing a comprehensive surgical support service to our expanding referral base, the successful candidate will be active in establishing a shared residency scheme with other specialist led services within the larger group. The ideal candidate would be a recognised specialist with ECVS/RCVS/ACVS diploma or ANZCVS fellowship though board exam eligible candidates or experienced AVPs are welcome to apply. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to forge the new service and will receive support and encouragement in expanding the services into areas such as interventional radiology and intra-operative radiotherapy. They will help in promoting the service and suitable candidates will be considered to become head of Surgical Services with roles in surgical auditing, competency assessment and M&M processes. The ideal candidate will also take a full role in both internal and external CPD provision. This is an opportunity for an ambitious and motivated individual to be part of a growing team but still be able to influence the development of the service over the coming years.

For more information on this role or if you would like to apply then please contact [email protected] or give me a call on 01422 433900.

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Bright Leaf Recruitment is a recruitment agency specialising in veterinary recruitment. We have been placing exceptional veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses in great roles around the United Kingdom, Dubai and Australia since 2010. Our team of expert recruiters have over two decades of experience in the veterinary recruitment industry.