Job Details: Our clients are looking for an associate Veterinary Surgeon to join their team. They are a busy general small animal practice so you will get lots of experience in a very supportive practice environment where case continuity is strongly encouraged. The consulting and surgery rotas are shared equally.
They are dedicated to their staff and they understand the importance of a work life balance. They would like to offer the right candidate the option of either a 4-day working week (08:30 – 18:30), or 5 days per week with 2 longer days (08:30 – 18:30), 2 shorter days (08:30 – 16:00) and then 1 half day (08:30 – 13:30). There is a 1:5 Saturday rota (shifts are 08:30 – 12:30). No out of hours or on call required! They aren’t open on Sundays or bank Holidays. Part time applicants could be accommodated, and they can be flexible to suit yours and the practices needs.
The premises are purpose designed and is fully equipped with 4 consultation rooms, 2 theatres, an imaging room, a laboratory, a large prep room, separate dog, cat, and isolation wards. Currently, their team consists of 6 Veterinary Surgeons, 9 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 4 Support Staff, and Student Nurses. The staff have access to a dedicated mental health first aider on shift, there’s always someone to support you on the more challenging days. There’s always something going on outside of work they have their annual Christmas party which involves plenty of delicious food and drink! They meet up outside of work, recently they’ve been bowling, dog walking and enjoyed meals together as a team. They also run an in house CPD lunch every month! The team have a wide range of interest across GP practice, case continuity is easily supported and encouraged.
They are looking for a qualified Veterinary Surgeon ideally with experience but there is excellent support for a less experienced Vet.
• 5 weeks annual leave, plus bank holidays
• Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
• Your birthday as a paid day off
• Private medical insurance
• Enhanced family-friendly policies, including
maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
• Cycle to Work scheme
• Non-accidental injury support
• £1250 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro rata
• All their Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via their Care Fund
• VDS cover
• Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
• Discounted staff pet care