Permanent Surgical Veterinary Surgeon - Walsall

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

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  • Salary:

    Up to £57,000 pa doe plus benefits

  • Contact:

    Sue Hanson

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  • Job ref:

    JN -032022-24521

  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Permanent Surgical Veterinary Surgeon - Walsall

Type: Small Animal

Location: Walsall

Practice: Growing RCVS accredited practice - that holds the ISFM silver award for cat care. 

Team: Our client has 21 clinics across the UK. All their clinics have teams with different interests, with team members undergoing further training by certificates or having those that have achieved certification status. Being part of something bigger offers a fantastic level of support on a wider group level and allows them to grow and develop a higher quality first opinion pet care, whilst providing internal career progression opportunities.

Facilities: Great - 3 consult rooms, cat ward, dog ward, operating theatre, digital x-ray, dental x-ray, ultrasound and access to endoscope if needed. 

Role: This practice is currently experiencing an exciting period of growth and development, and as result, they have a fantastic new opportunity available for a surgical veterinary surgeon who is looking to take the next step in their career. This role would be suitable for someone who has a surgical bias and will be predominantly focused on leading and developing the clinical team, in this area.

Hours: This is a flexible working practice and therefore they are keen to consider full-time and part-time applicants, with a share of Saturday mornings (0830-1230 TOIL given for each weekend worked). Out of hours is provided by Vets Now. Their teamwork-life balance and wellbeing are always a top priority, so if this is of interest, they’d love to discuss the specifics further with you.

Candidate: This vacancy has been released due to continued growth and therefore the successful candidate must have the following skills/attributes:

  • Experienced candidate; minimum 5 years experience
  • Drive to work towards clinical excellence within first opinion practice
  • Confidence in making strong clinical recommendations and being able to coach less experienced team members in making these
  • Strong surgical experience, further certification preferential but not a necessity. Dependent on requirements certificate/further qualifications fully supported
  • Confidence in supporting less experienced team members with surgical cases
  • Leadership qualities to enable successful support of less experienced team members
  • Quality; the desire to provide a high standard of veterinary medicine, to the pets under our care
  • Integrity; working with the clinical team to drive the strong practice principles that the group adheres to, in an honest manner
  • Responsibility; to the pets under their care, making strong and confident clinical recommendations with the support of the team and group
  • Growth; to be passionate in wanting to progress your clinical knowledge and skill development, which in turn contributes to the growth of the practice and the clinical team
  • RCVS registered

Salary: Competitive up to £57,000 p/a DOE with excellent benefits.

Benefits (subject to pro-rata): They have many stand out benefits available to them, as an example, their leave benefits are listed below (not just a generous annual leave allowance – paid donation days, wellbeing days, CPD days, paternity leave, birthday off, and more!). Did they mention work-life balance is top of their agenda?

  • Increasing holiday based on length of service
  • Five fully paid days to volunteer for a charity of your choice
  • Focus on employee wellbeing with fully paid wellbeing days issued
  • 5 days paid CPD leave with a £1500 CPD allowance per annum, alongside the opportunity for fully funded certificates. 
  • Up to four days PETernity leave, for when that new furry member joins your family
  • Birthday day off
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Your pets can benefit from their Complete Wellness Plan too. Up to 3 pets are free on their wellness plan (free consults, vaccinations, flea, worm, and more)

Ref: JN -032022-24521

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