Permanent Night Veterinary Surgeon - Lichfield, Staffordshire

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

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  • Salary:

    From £60,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

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  • Job ref:

    JN -032022-24586

  • Published:

    2 months ago

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Permanent Night Veterinary Surgeon - Lichfield, Staffordshire

Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Veterinary Surgeon (small animal) to join their friendly night team. Currently, theirr OOH service is shared between their team but creating a good work-life balance is incredibly important and they decided to could provide a better service by having a dedicated OOH team.

Type: Small Animal

Location: Lichfield

Practice Type: Part of a group

Team Info:

  • They are a 14 vet cohesive team including Anaesthesia and ECC certificate holders with other vets working towards surgical and imaging certificates. ​​At their main practice, they have a hospital vet, managed by one of the senior vets to offer support for their hospitalised patients and to help with complex medical cases.
  • Crucially they are supported by a fantastic nursing team who always push them to provide the best ​care for patients.
  • They are a social bunch and recent staff outings have included bowling, water obstacle courses, and several dining excursions!
  • They are a supportive, friendly team and they regularly take on new graduates, with many of their vets still in their first job! They will provide an excellent opportunity to develop confidence in your early year

Facilities: Their purpose-built Tier 3 Hospital is based in the leafy outskirts of the Cathedral City and is supported by 3 nearby branches. In addition, they have a successful and busy physio and hydrotherapy center. They are kitted out with everything you need to provide fantastic ECC care, x-ray, high-end doppler ultrasound, rigid and flexible endoscopes including laparoscopy equipment, orthopaedic equipment, and a comprehensive in-house laboratory.

Hours: One of their current day vets has started the ball rolling and they are looking to recruit two further vets to allow a 1 week on and 2 weeks off rota. This could be a perfect opportunity to join a wonderful team at this exciting time.

Applicant Requirements:

  • This position would suit an existing small animal, night Veterinary Surgeon with OOH experience but may be suitable for a Veterinary Surgeon with day experience looking to move into a night position.
  • Crucially you would be a team player who is keen to provide a fantastic service to clients and their pets.
  • Good communication with clients and colleagues is essential to deliver the high level of care they pride themselves on.

Salary: The salary for this role will be from £60,000 per annum, depending on experience.

Benefits (pro-rata)

  • CPD paid days and allowance
  • L&D opportunities through the Group Academy
  • 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
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free flu jabs

Ref: JN -032022-24584

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