£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
Private medical insurance (after 12 months service – permanent employees only)
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.
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.
A yelping dog with broken leg. A crying cat with a sore paw. A listless bird that’s off its food. A stressed small furry that’s too scared to come out from hiding.
A sick and injured pet tugs at our heartstrings. Helping them back to health and seeing the happiness on their owner’s face is hugely satisfying. It’s about caring: seeing the real value of a loving relationship between pet and owner.
Every year 470,000 pets need our help with over 2.7 million treatments to stop them suffering from sickness, injury and to prevent them from dying. This makes PDSA the UK’s leading veterinary charity
We believe that we work better together, so everyone helps. From our vets and volunteers to our shop and office support staff – we are a dedicated team who are passionate about pets. Join us at PDSA and help improve the lives of every pet. Whoever you are, wherever you live and whatever you do – it helps make a difference – thank you.