Job Details: An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our clients team
based in the West Midlands on a temporary basis for 12 months!
Day-to-day duties work on a rotation so you will be consulting one branch practice per week and operating once per week. You will be able to do your own workups and follow them through to surgery if applicable. You will have two days off per week arranged on a rota basis.
The caseloads variable, usually with a day operating weekly and the rest of their time consulting, both routine and complex cases, with the support and encouragement to fully work up and follow through on cases to provide continuity. There will be a degree of sole charge working, with support always available by phone or in person when required. They see predominantly cats and dogs, with a small amount of rabbits, exotics and birds.
A third party company cover their OOH weekdays from 7 pm and weekends from 6 pm. There will be OOH from 1-6 pm on a Saturday and Sunday 8 am-6 pm. The current Saturday morning rota is 1:6 and the weekends are 1:6. Happy to discuss flexible working hours and rotas with candidates to meet your requirements!
They have a fully equipped surgical suite with Endoscopy, Digital xray, Dental Xray, Laser, Multiparameter machines, Infusion pumps, IV fluid pumps, and a new ultrasound machine. They have separate Isolation and ICU wards as well as separate Cat and Dog wards. Front of house they have three consulting rooms, a large waiting area with dog and cat areas separated. They provide a high standard of care to all their patients and regularly receive excellent reviews.
They currently have 7 vets, 8 nurses and 5 vcas. They have three vets during certificates in dermatology, medicine, soft tissue surgery and ECC. They have a vet with a keen interest in Exotic Species. They recently raised money for
Due to the position being temporary, the main criteria is availability to start from March 2023. Previous experience in a small animal practice is required.
• 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
• £1200 CPD allowance with 40 hours 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