Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Lichfield

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

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  • Salary:

    £34,000 - 50,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Sue Hanson

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  • Job ref:

    JN -012022-23634

  • Published:

    14 days ago

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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Lichfield

Type: Equine

Location: Lichfield

Practice: Type: Part of a group

Sole charge: Yes

Team Info: The equine veterinary team consists of seventeen full-time Veterinary Surgeons. Within this are four interns, three residents, as well as the ambulatory team. We have two European Diplomats in Equine Surgery in charge of the surgical and fertility services, and a European Specialist in equine dentistry. There are seven RCVS certificate holders, and we also have a Medicine Specialist 3 days per week and a part-time imaging specialist. 

Facilities: The largest equine practice in the midlands with approximately 8,500 visits are made every year. All classes of horses are cared for, including several local racehorse training yards. We have laser surgery, cryosurgery unit, arthroscope, shock wave machine, PENS treatment for head shaking, 3m digital gastroscope, two 1.4m fibreoptic endoscopes, and a good in-house laboratory. 

Hours: This is a full-time role working 40 hours per week with approximately one week of duties every six weeks. 

Weekends: TBC

OOHs: one-night duty 4.30 pm - 9.00 am on call (rarely get calls after dark) and no daytime work during duty week which is then followed by a long weekend off and approximately five weeks with no out of hours. 

Branch work: No

Salary: £34,000 - £50,000 p/a (DOE)

Benefits (pro-rata)

•   5 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays 

•   5 days paid CPD leave 

•   £1250 CPD Allowance per annum 

•   Private Medical Insurance 

•   VDS Membership paid 

•   BVA Membership paid 

•   Service based holiday entitlement increases 

•   VDS cover 

•   Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay 

•   Enhanced paternity pay 

•   Birthday leave 

•   Discounted veterinary fees 

•   My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships 

•   Cycle to Work scheme 

•   Pension 

•   CPD/training support 

•   Paid bereavement leave 

•   Company sick pay 

•   Employee opinion survey 

•   Free uniform in a number of roles 

•   Annual pay reviews 

•   Social events 

•   Sponsorship for overseas employees 

•   Academy & Leadership courses 

•   Focus on employee wellbeing 

•   Relocation packages 

•   Career progression opportunities 

•   Free flu jabs 

Ref:  JN -012022-23634

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