We are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to work on a full time or part-time basis.
Full time hours are 4.5 days per week (40 hrs) but part time applications are welcomed, we are also open to the option of part days/school hours. The normal working week consists of days of 9:00am -7:00pm with a half day each week. The mornings are a mix of operating or consulting from 9:00am - 12:00pm with 1-hour admin at the end of the morning. Afternoon consultations start at 2:00pm and run through until 6:30pm with half an hour admin built in.
Bank holidays are limited and shared out fairly. We are open Saturday mornings, and our Vets work 1:3, consulting 9:00am – 12:00pm with breakfast included and time in lieu given back the following Friday afternoon, making a nice long weekend every third week.
There are no out of hours with this role as cover is provided by Vets Now. There is also some flexibility in the days we require cover, we are happy to discuss different options if something works best for you.
The salary for this role is up to £52,000 pro rata dependant on experience. We also offer a relocation allowance of up to £5000 and a welcome bonus of up to £1500
We are a single site purpose-built small animal practice with an established client base and a supportive and friendly team. We have off road parking and two operating theatres, in-house laboratory, tonometry and a multi parameter. We have separate dog and cat wards, an imaging room including digital x-ray and ultrasound. We are a RCVS accredited training practice and an RCVS General Practice accredited. We are a cat friendly clinic and working towards being a rabbit-friendly practice also.
Our close-knit team is made up of 7 Veterinary Surgeons, 7 Registered Veterinary Nurses, and a team of 6 Receptionists. We provide a high standard of care, and we value and encourage professional growth for all our staff. We encourage staff discussion and input through monthly meetings and regular appraisals. Amongst our Vet team, we have 2 certificate holders. We also have regular nights out and chippy Fridays along with a half-day shopping at Christmas.
The role would suit a vet who enjoys all aspects of first opinion practice. The successful candidate would need excellent communication skills and enjoy dealing with clients. In return we would offer a supportive clinic with opportunities to further and develop your career.
Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:
- Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
- CPD paid days and allowance
- L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
- Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
- Private Medical Insurance
- BVA Membership paid
- VDS cover
- Birthday leave
- Discounted veterinary fees
- Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
- Cycle to Work scheme
- Service-related company sick pay
- Sponsorship for overseas employees
- Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
- Relocation packages
- Career progression opportunities
As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.
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