Job Details: Are you looking for a role that matches your lifestyle? Do you want to work for a practice that is invested in the welfare of its staff? Then look no further! Our clients based in Yorkshire are on the hunt for a talented Veterinary Surgeon.
This role will entail a mix of consults and surgical cases; however the clinical duties and rota pattern can be tailored based on your professional interests. They aim to create a work/life balance that suits your lifestyle, and work collaboratively as a team to ensure the best standards of care for their clients. You will work closely alongside their other vets, benefitting from outstanding nursing support across the board in their recently extended and upgraded premises with a great range of equipment.
They offer flexible working patterns that flex with you and your lifestyle. Whether you are looking to flex your rota hours to balance the school holidays, fix to navigate the school runs or just looking to strike that balance between home and work life. They can offer flexibility that actually works for you. A full-time role would be based on 4 days per week (working 9.00 am to 6.30 pm) plus 2 Saturdays in 5 on a rota basis (9.00am to 4.00 pm). They do not cover their own out of hours care, so no nights or Sundays involved at all.
They are a friendly and long established 100% Small Animal practice with an experienced and long-standing team. The Clinical Director Louise has been with them for almost 30 years and saw practice here during her studies! The head nurse used to bring her pets there when she was a child and has been with the practice since 2004. They are also lucky enough to have an experienced and talented reception team.
At their main site you will have access to modern, reliable, and well-maintained equipment including digital x-ray, a brand-new ultrasound suitable for both abdominal and cardiac scans, flexible endoscopy, K-laser, multiparameter monitoring machine and doppler blood pressure. They have separate species wards and are proud to be a cat friendly clinic. They also have a separate bereavement room to ensure a pet’s final visit is as peaceful as possible. The practice was refurbished recently and is beautifully light and airy with a huge staff room and separate vet office for case research and phone calls. At the branch practice they undertake consults and routine surgery, and staff enjoy working at this smaller practice from time to time and building close relationships with the clients. Patient safety is a priority, and all brachycephalic breeds or higher risk patients undergo anaesthetics and surgeries at the main hospital to ensure sufficient staffing levels during the post-operative period.
There is no doubt that their biggest strength is their incredible team. You will be joining an experienced, talented and friendly team who pride themselves on having a positive and inclusive culture. Communication is prioritised here, with regular team meetings and full practice meetings to ensure everyone feels included, empowered, and heard. They have a vet working towards her certificate in diagnostics imaging, a nurse with a feline diploma and another nurse working towards a behaviour qualification. They also have a receptionist who has completed bereavement training and offers support to clients who are saying goodbye to their pets.
They believe that veterinary practice is a team sport and they care passionately about working together to achieve both the best outcomes for their patients and the best working environment for ourselves. Professional development is important, and they always encourage team members to undertake CPD and further qualifications and would be happy to consider funding a certificate for the successful candidate. They also prioritise staff wellbeing. You will always have access to a mental health first aider on shift, as well as a wide range of supporting materials. Finally, they are a very social bunch! There is always something going on, be it pub nights, BBQS, summer & Christmas parties and so much more.
The perfect fit for their team will be an enthusiastic and compassionate Veterinary Surgeon with a passion for client care equal to their natural clinical drive. The ability to work well within a team, communicate effectively and practice good medicine are essential for this role. They actively encourage further development, complex case discussions and teamwork within their team.
• 5 weeks annual leave, plus bank holidays
• Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
• Private medical insurance
• Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
• Cycle to Work scheme
• All their Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via their Care Fund
• VDS cover
• Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
• Discounted staff pet care