Veterinary Surgeon (Soft Tissue Surgery) – Mandeville Veterinary Hospital (West London)

Love soft tissue surgery, completing a surgery certificate and need cases? This is the perfect role for you! We have an exciting fixed term contract until January 2021 at our busy small animal RCVS accredited hospital in Northolt, West London.

We provide an excellent first opinion, emergency, critical care and referral service to our clients and local network of 11 branches and work to the highest clinical standards. There is great diagnostic support with a new CT scanner and a diploma holder in imaging providing our referral ultrasound service and CT interpretation. Additionally, within the group, we are also able to offer our own orthopaedic and physiotherapy service and we work with RCVS Specialists in Ophthalmology, Dermatology and Advanced Pet Dentistry.

The role is 3 and a half days a week on average with participation on the weekend rota of 1 in 4 Saturday’s and 1 in 8 Sunday’s. No night work or on call is required. We would welcome a colleague to join the team who wishes to utilise and further develop their soft tissue surgical skills. A Certificate holder or someone studying toward a Certificate would be ideal. The successful candidate will be capable of mature decision making whilst working in a busy hospital environment and will share our philosophy of practising to the highest clinical standards and providing excellent client care.

In return we can offer an excellent and competitive salary including a generous CPD allowance. The Goddard Veterinary Group sees CPD as an investment in the individual as well as for the practice and is keen to support study for certificate qualifications. We have an excellent benefit package including increasing holiday allowance (up to 6 weeks!), BUPA private health insurance as well as cash back / refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropody fees etc, plus generous shopping and leisure discounts.

Goddard Veterinary Group is a family run practice and was started in 1952 by Arthur Goddard. His son Philip took over the reins in the late 90’s and remains the practice principal. We are now the largest family-run veterinary practice in the UK and have 44 branches, 3 hospitals, our own nursing college, kennels, cattery and hydrotherapy centre. We have a great reputation for looking after our staff; over 20% of our team have been with us 10 years or more and please take a few minutes to look at as our numerous 4 and 5 -star employee reviews on Indeed!

Northolt is a great place to live and work, with excellent travel connections; Northolt Tube is on the central line, 30 minutes into central London, A40 on the doorstep, easy access to M4 and close to Heathrow (direct bus service). The Mandeville offers a friendly and fun working environment, with a great work life balance. Come and find out why we  are known as the fun region!

If you are interested in this rewarding role and working with a well-established independent family-run business and would like to know more, please call Fiona Stephens on 07507694673.