Job Details: At our clients practice they 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, they 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. They are open Saturday mornings, and their 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 a third party company, no requirement for bank holiday work. There is also some flexibility in the days they require cover, they are happy to discuss different options if something works best for you.
The flexible approach to rota patterns and working hours truly tips the scale on your work life balance. They know that everyone has demands and priorities outside of their career and they want to make it brilliantly easy for you to
strike the right balance. Whether you are looking to fix or flex your work patterns, they can find the right solution for you.
Our client has a single site purpose-built small animal practice with an established client base and a supportive and friendly team. They have off road parking and two operating theatres, in-house laboratory, tonometry and a multi
parameter. They have separate dog and cat wards, an imaging room including digital x-ray and ultrasound. They are a RCVS accredited training practice and an RCVS General Practice accredited. They are a cat friendly clinic and
working towards being a rabbit-friendly practice also.
The close-knit team is made up of 7 Veterinary Surgeons, 7 Registered Veterinary Nurses, and a team of 6 Receptionists. They provide a high standard of care, and they value and encourage professional growth for all their staff. They encourage staff discussion and input through monthly meetings and regular appraisals. Amongst their Vet team, they have 2 certificate holders. They 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 they would offer a supportive clinic with
opportunities to further and develop your career.
- Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
- CPD paid days and allowance
- L&D opportunities
- 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
- Career progression opportunities