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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Tamworth

  • Location

    Tamworth

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • End date:

    N/A

  • Salary:

    Up to £68,000 dependent on experience.

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

    info@recruit4vets.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    JN -082022-26296

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-04-28

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Tamworth

Type: They predominantly care for cats and dogs across the Staffordshire area, but they occasionally see small furries and even the odd chicken! (No two days are the same here)

Location: Tamworth, Staffordshire

Practice Type: Part of a group - they have been established over 100 years ago and is a small animal, primary care practice in Staffordshire & Warwickshire

Team: As a practice, they are really proud of their closely-knit, supportive team. The majority of whom have 5 – 20 years of service! They are all motivated individuals who are passionate about high standards and the pets in their care. They are a 9 Veterinary Surgeon team with a certificate holder in Ophthalmology. Investing in their associates and professional development is important to them and is actively encouraged there. Three Vet Surgeons within the team are also working towards certificates including in Surgery and emergency and client care (ECC).

Services: They see a varied caseload of routine and more advanced primary care services including orthopedic surgery, laparoscopic spay and laparoscopic biopsy, soft tissue surgery, eye, heart, and skin treatments, arthritis management, and cancer treatment. They also offer referral services in ophthalmology.

Facilities: Their two practices are light and spacious and have a great range of equipment available including; Digital x-ray, ultrasound at both sites, large and small endoscope, electrocautery, cryotherapy, ophthalmic loops, dental equipment, orthopaedic air-powered tools, slit lamp, tono pens & more. 

Role: They are looking for a caring, compassionate, and enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon required to join their team.

  • They can accommodate a preference of consult only, surgical bias, and different interests.
  • They are able to offer a flexible rota; split shifts, school hours, earlies, lates, or full days.
  • Interested? They would love to have a chat with you to discuss the opportunities that they can offer.

Duties: Your day-to-day role would include a mixture of routine, advanced, and ECC cases. Depending on your area of interest you would likely see at least 1 day of surgery per week. They often have regular Vet meetings, and you will have the chance to support or share clinical knowledge/ discuss cases. Case continuity is important to them, where possible and they pride themselves on building a great rapport with their clients.  

Skills/Exp: The ideal candidate for this role would be a surgeon who feels comfortable with all first-opinion duties and enjoys being an all-around GP Vet. They may be able to support a surgeon with more advanced procedures if you feel comfortable with all routine first opinion duties.  

Hours: Hours: Full time 40 hours per week (part-time applications)

  • They can accommodate a preference for a consult only, surgical bias, and different interests.
  • They are able to offer a flexible rota; split shifts, school hours, earlies, lates, or full days. Interested?
  • They would love to have a chat with you to discuss the opportunities that they can offer.

Salary: Competitive salary of up to £68,000 p/a dependent on experience

Benefits:

  • 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Group CPD program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme
  • Employer contribution pension scheme
  • Wellness program including:
    • Employee assistance program
    • Eyecare voucher scheme
    • Free annual Flu jab
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Recruitment referral reward scheme

Ref: JN -082022-26296

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