Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Staines, Middlesex
Type: Small Animal
Location: Staines, Middlesex
Practice: They are an 8 site independent practice based around Staines-Upon-Thames and the role would be based at their main hospital site and one of the branches.
Team: The vet team is comprised of 13 vets with a range of experience including post-graduate certificates (Surgery, Dermatology) and AVP status (Surgery). CPD including certificate study is actively encouraged and they have other colleagues studying for diagnostic imaging, surgery, and cardiology certificates.
Facilities: With the equipment that they have and experience within the team, they are fortunate to be able to work cases up to a high level both medically and surgically, keeping 95% of their cases in-house rather than referring. Senior Vets within the practice will support others with cases and the practice is enrolled on the Vet GDP program.
Role Duties: Small Animal First Opinion practice with consults/surgeries at branches, inpatient care, and non-routine procedures/investigations at the main site. CT onsite at Staines with MRI also available offsite.
Shift Pattern: 4 day week with a fixed day off each week
Shift Times: 0830-1900 with no more than one shift a week 0730-1800 (if at Staines)
Flexibility: They will consider Saturday only hours and flexible working.
Out of Hours: 1/9 evening rota until 2130 and Vets Now on site.
They act as a host practice for Vets Now who are based at Staines overnight and at weekends/bank holidays. Therefore there is an equal rota of one vet working later each weekday at Staines until 9:30, to provide continuity of care to practice clients and allow exposure to ECC cases, at which point Vets Now take over the OOH care and management of in-patients overnight. Evening duties, weekends, and Saturdays are on a rota basis.
Weekends: 8-5 Saturday 9-4 Sunday on a rota
Experience/Skills: Ideally some experience and an interest in diagnostic imaging preferable too
Sole Charge: Yes at branches
Branch work: Yes
Software Used: RxWorks
Accommodation Available: Short term
Driving license/car: Full manual driving licence desirable
Salary Offered: Competitive - Dependent On Experience
- RCVS, VDS, BVA, BSAVA fees covered.
- £1500 CPD/5 days but certificates encouraged and funded (subject to funding agreement)
Ref: JN -012022-23902
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