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Senior Veterinary Surgeon, Kensal Green, London

Kensal Green London Independent

We are looking for someone to join our Community Clinic team in a new role of Senior Veterinary Surgeon. If you have a passion for animal welfare and would like to work for a charity that takes a proactive approach, please apply below.

Recruiting Managers: Gillian Rich and Lindsey Borrego.
Department: Community Veterinary Clinic.
Annual Leave: 25 days per year, plus 8 public holidays.
Salary: Depending on experience

Working Hours: Normal working week is 35 hours, Monday-Friday. Participation in an out-of-hours rota usually one night per week and one weekend in six, coming in when necessary or referring to our Out Of Hours provider.

Benefits: Buying/selling holiday scheme, Health Scheme, free uniform, stakeholder pension, Generous CPD allowance, MRCVS license fee, BVA Membership and VDS membership paid
Location: NW London. We are surrounded by excellent public transport and are a short ride away from Central London.

Principal Responsibilities:

To carry out small animal veterinary care at Mayhew’s Community Veterinary Clinic in line with the organisation’s policies and procedures.
To provide guidance and ensure adequate training for EMS placement students and participants on the International Vet Training programme, in addition to other visiting vets.
To line manage and provide guidance to our veterinary surgeons
To ensure all clinical records of animals in our care are maintained correctly, with a clear treatment plan and differential diagnoses, where applicable.


To promote a good image of Mayhew at all times, both by the maintenance of good clinical and personal standards and in any communication with colleagues and the general public;
To comply with the RCVS Code of Professional Conduct;
Be a point of contact with members of the public and staff regarding the medical treatment of the animals in our care;
To diagnose and treat sick and injured animals either resident in Mayhew or eligible for treatment at Mayhew and when necessary provide emergency care to animals in need;
To promote responsible pet ownership in the wider community, advocating Mayhew’s preventative care initiatives and other free & low-cost veterinary procedures.
To participate in Mayhew clinics/events on and offsite.
Ensure that all members of the veterinary teamwork in accordance with Mayhew’s policies and procedures and that the team is fully cognizant with the strategic aims of the organization and the department;
Proactively ensure that all members of the veterinary team are kept fully briefed on key clinical care issues.
Support the Practice Manager in promoting the strategic plan of Mayhew
Develop, with the Practice Manager, in-house veterinary protocols in accordance with best practice and international guidelines, sharing them with Mayhew projects overseas where appropriate;
Line manage the team of veterinary surgeons at Mayhew, providing clinical support, regularly reviewing performance and development, with relevant CPD and training opportunities;
Oversee the training of EMS students/clinic work placements at the CVC;
Oversee the training of vets from overseas participating in the International Vet Training programmes onsite at Mayhew;
In the countries where Mayhew works abroad, participate and assist in the development of veterinary training programmes, teaching and monitoring impact and progress.

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