Lead Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon - Worthing


Julie Powell
Our client has a group of 7 practices in the Worthing area and are looking for a Full Time Lead Vet to join their team.

Their 24/7 hospital founded in 1958 and is now part of a larger group and have approximately 100 team members. Their specialist services include diagnostic imaging with on-site CT, orthopaedics, cardiology, soft tissue medicine and internal medicine. They also have an on-site laboratory, staff training room and a staff break room for that much needed cup of tea.

The client is now looking for a Lead Veterinary Surgeon to join them. You will be supporting a small team of Vets by providing leadership and guidance and also be helping developing their role. Besides being responsible for clinical governance, audits and managing the complaints process, the Lead Vet will also do consults and will monitor hospitalised patients. The position is full time, working 4 days Monday to Friday plus 1 in 2 Saturdays. Work/Life Balance is a real thing here - No OOH's, No Bank Holidays (that means Christmas & New Year enjoying time with your family) and No Sundays!

You must be able to demonstrate:
  • Excellent communication, listening and interpersonal skills
  • Effective problem solving and time management skills
  • Ability to remain calm, assertive and patient under pressure
  • UK small animal or mixed practice experience
  • Ability to travel to required locations
  • Demonstrate a flexible attitude to work and shift changes
If this is role sounds of interest please email your CV through to [email protected] or give me a call on 01422 433900.

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