Head Vet - Fantastic Culture and team!

Location Bristol
Discipline: Clinical
Salary: £55,000 to £70,000
Contact name: Debbie Loding

Contact email: debbie@vettedrecruitment.co.uk
Job ref: 168
Published: 5 days ago

We are excited to be representing this practice who are now seeking a Head Vet to lead this team.

 In the great location of Bristol which is a vibrant and bustling city, named the kindest city in the UK and a UNESCO city of film, there are endless number of museums, theatres with lots and lots of live music events. With 400 parks and gardens it is a diverse and multi cultural place to live.  Bristol has it's own International airport and easy access to the rest of the beautiful South West or north for the stunning Cotswolds and pop across the bridge to access the amazing South Wales coastline. London is 3 hours by train or car. 

 We know this practice owner personally and can vouch for the great ethos, culture they instil in their team and truly believe and deliver in the a work/life balance needed to sustain a busy clinical environment. So if your seeking your first leadership role or you already have management experience you will be in excellent hands here. This practice is a multiple award-winning site under the Practice Standard Scheme, with RCVS accreditation and is a silver accredited cat friendly status and RWAF accredited. They are a modern, purpose-built practice with digital x-ray, blood pressure monitoring, full in-house lab, brand new ultrasound machine with cardiac probes, tonopen, separate dog, cats and exotics kennel wards and fully equipped operating theatre.

You will be supported by a very experienced nursing team. Their nurses are equipped and enabled to do all the work you don’t have too, allowing you to concentrate on providing the highest level of veterinary care. The veterinary team consists of 5 Vets, 5 RVN's and 1 SVN and 2 ANA's and support staff including receptionists. You will support the practice owner who is non clinical but has many years of experience in running veterinary practices prior to opening this practice. You will support him in providing clinical leadership to their vets and working alongside the existing leadership team to enhance a productive and positive working environment and culture. They know how important work life balance is so we offer this role with a flexible rota if desired, as well as 15-minute consults as standard with “dedicated and protected admin time” built into the diary for your telephone calls etc. 

They are seeking an experienced team player, who will be enthusiastic and self-motivated.  You will have great communication, general surgical and medical skills and a desire to support and develop others.

On joining the team you can expect to receive the following package: Salary of £55,000 to £70,000 commensurate with experience, 37.5 hours per week, 6.6 weeks holiday, Private Health Cover, Enhanced sick leave pay, Life Assurance 4 x Annual Salary, Contributory Pension Scheme, Paid memberships (RCVS, BVA, VDS), Dedicated and generous CPD allowance including 5 paid days to attend as a minimum, Funding and support towards Certificates available, Flexible working hours if required, Full time is a four day week,  1 in 5 weekends which are inclusive of your 37.5 hours.  No OOH, Cycle to work scheme, Access to Colleague, Assistance Programmes – Retail Trust, Port of Call and MHFA, Exclusive company discounts and rewards, First day at School leave, Flying the nest leave and new roost leave. Compassionate leave day if you lose a pet and extended compassionate leave for family bereavement.

Visa sponsorship available for overseas candidates. 

Contact Debbie Loding for more information today on this great leadership opportunity 07384 551799 or email debbie@vettedrecruitment.co.uk