Jun 25, 2018

Veterinary Surgeon - Leeds

  • pdsa
  • Leeds, United Kingdom
Full time Small Animal / Companion Charity

Job Description

Veterinary Surgeon - Leeds

£32,316 - £42,631 (including allowances) per annum

37.5 hours per week

Full Time, Permanent


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:


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.


Leeds PDSA Hospital is one of the most proactive PDSA  hospitals in the country, consistently achieving and over achieving on targets, a positive workplace with  employees who enjoy their role and are passionate about the work they do.

The team’s beliefs are a fantastic foundation to the dedicated work done on a daily basis and with over 150 years’ of experience within PDSA, they show a real passion  for the organisation.


On average, we work  one in twelve weekends and a Bank holiday every year.  This will be worked between the Leeds and Bradford Hospitals.


We also offer great benefits which include (pro-rata for part-time roles):

  • Allocated CPD funding of 38 hours
  • Excellent career opportunities/development
  • 37.5hr working week
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • Paid statutory holidays
  • Company car or car allowance – £3156,
  • Life assurance 4 x annual salary
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Accommodation allowance - £4217
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Private medical insurance (after 12 months service – permanent employees only)


About You:


The successful candidate will be an RCVS registered Veterinary Surgeon and responsible to 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.


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.


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


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