We are working with a well equipped and highly regarded small animal veterinary practice in the Manchester area that is looking for a confident and experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a full-time permanent basis.
Our client is an independent small animal practice in North East Manchester, that is well-equipped and highly regarded in the locality, with their own dedicated OOH facility, they are committed to providing continuity of care that can be relied upon 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Offering a wide range of general practice treatment (including high-level orthopaedics and endo-surgery) and operating at a high clinical standard, their business constantly works to raise standards of veterinary care in their region.
As a nurse training practice, developing and investing in their team is part of their ethos.
The role includes the broad range of first opinion practice from consulting to surgery to lab work-ups; all consults are 15-minute appointments with double appointments as appropriate. With no targets or upselling pressure, the position is about offering excellent quality and service to the practices loyal client base.
You will be working 8-hour day shifts, which are rota’d between from 07h45 to 19h30, and you will be supported by a friendly team of RVNs’.
The work as a team with their own, separately staffed OOH facility – so there is a team on site 24 hours a day. The weekend Saturday hours are shared proportionately, supported with Time off in Lieu, and with no OOH requirements this job supports a great work/life balance.
The successful candidate will be someone who takes pride in being an excellent general practitioner with ability in all areas of veterinary practice. The role requires routine surgery and consulting skills, and an area of interest may be considered for the development of the successful candidate. You will have excellent communication and people skills and enjoy the variety and diversity of small animal practice. The successful candidate will share our clients' belief that good veterinary care requires both a partnership with the owner alongside the clinical skills of the veterinary team.
In return, our client offers excellent support and mentoring, with certificates encouraged. The complete package will be discussed in the interview but in include a competitive salary that is reflective of experience.
Ref: JN -092020-16653
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