Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Northampton

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £50,000 (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -062021-20918

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Northampton

Type: Small Animal

Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire

Practice Type: Part of a group

Team Info: 13 Veterinary Surgeons (majority of them are certificate holders), 18 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 4 Student Veterinary Nurses, 4 Kennel Assistants, and a Lab Technician. 

Facilities: clinical independence, utilising our well-equipped internal lab alongside in-house endoscopy and on-site CT (as well digital radiography, doppler ultrasonography, purpose-built dental suite, and mobile MRI service).

Hours: This is a full-time role, both 4x10 hours and 5x8 hours patterns are available 

Weekends: Saturday shifts on a rota (with time in lieu)

OOHs: No

Skills/Exp: The ideal candidate will be confident consulting, performing routine surgical procedures, and providing dedicated inpatient care. A post-graduate certificate holder in ophthalmology (or studying for it) would be desirable.

Duties: Their 1st opinion team enjoys working closely alongside referral clinicians, who are advanced practitioners in many disciplines. You will have clinical independence, with the availability of the well-equipped internal lab alongside in-house endoscopy and on-site CT, as well digital radiography, Doppler ultrasonography, advanced dental suite with oral radiology, and mobile MRI service visiting currently twice a month. Their referral teams are ready to help; you will rarely have to refer a case externally, and you will be able to follow the diagnostic or treatment occurring within the same building.

Branch work: No

Salary: Up to £50,000 p/a (DOE)

Benefits (subject to 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
  • 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 -062021-20918

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