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Lead Orthopaedic Veterinary Surgeon – Torringtons United Kingdom


Medivet United Kingdom United Kingdom

2 months ago

The Role

We are seeking a Lead Orthopaedic Surgeon to join our Torringtons Orthopaedic referral hospital in Brighouse with experience of fracture management, joint surgery, arthrodesis, and arthroscopy. Experience in spinal surgery would be beneficial but not essential.

Torrington Orthopaedics is a purpose-built practice situated in Brighouse, West Yorkshire that specialises in Orthopaedic and Spinal conditions and has been established in the local area for over 21 years.

Torrington has spacious consult rooms, 2 separate wards, digital X-Ray facilities with an on-site CT Scanner, 3 large theatres, and a visiting MRI Scanner.

The role would suit someone that shares the centre’s values of being trustworthy, caring, and progressive. They will possess all the softer skills essential to working effectively whilst building trusting relationships with colleagues, harnessing a one-team culture.

The ideal candidate will display good communication skills and have the desire to share... knowledge and skills by being an outstanding, positive example to others.

As a qualified MRCVS, the right person for this role will already have good experience gained in small animal practice. Be competent in clinical examination, diagnostic imaging and orthopaedic surgery. Some sole charge will also be required.

Along with managing surgical cases and working within the team, the candidate will also be encouraged to deliver CPD on behalf of Torrington Orthopaedics at our meetings at least once per year and to collaborate in the development of new protocols for clinical research. This will also involve publishing data in peer-reviewed journals along with writing articles for non-peer-reviewed journals.

For additional information please email [email protected]

Benefits Package

Salary Package up to £95,000 per annum (FTE)

5 weeks' annual leave

4 weeks' paid sabbatical (after each 5 years of service)

Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay

£1,500 CPD Allowance plus 3 days CPD leave (FTE)

RCVS, BVA and VDS fees paid

Vehicle allowance or Company Vehicle

Accommodation allowance

Access to Wellbeing support and EAP programme

Access to wide range of discounts for days out, high street and holidays.

100% attendance bonus schemes

1 day 'Pet'ernity Leave

We also offer relocation allowances should you move more than 40 miles from your current home address.

We can also support Certificates of Sponsorship for a Tier 2 (General) Visa if you meet the criteria and are eligible to register as a veterinary surgeon with the RCVS upon arrival in the UK.

If you are ready to take the next step in your career come and join our team of surgeons, RVN, VCAs and support staff who aim to provide the best orthopaedic management for all of our patients. You will be working alongside a fantastic team of dedicated professionals who thrive to deliver outstanding care.

United Kingdom

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