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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon, Thornton-Cleveleys, Lancashire

  • Location

    Thornton-Cleveleys, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • End date:

    N/A

  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary and Benefits

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

    info@recruit4vets.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    JN -052022-25339

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-10-05

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon, Thornton-Cleveleys, Lancashire

Type: Small Animal

Location: Thornton-Cleveleys, Lancashire

Practice Type: A well-established reputation in the local area and their caseload is very varied. They see a good mixture of routine but also more advanced cases. They are exclusively a first-opinion small animal practice but welcome those with special interests, or those keen to work towards a Certificate.

Services/Facilities: Your role will involve working from a beautiful, light and spacious 12,000 sq foot building that houses separate dental, imaging, and chemotherapy suites, surgical and orthopaedic theatres with dedicated cat and dog wards, and their very own conference room facilities. They are keen to keep progressing, with tier 2 status approved, hospital status will come later

Role: An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and experienced veterinary surgeon to join their first opinion 6 vet team in their purpose-built, award-winning veterinary practice, set in Thornton Cleveleys along the Lancashire coast at an exciting time in its history.

Hours: Full or part-time

Weekends: Your role will include working weekends and you will be supported by RVNs & front of house team.

The rota:

  • Saturday - 8.30 am - 5 pm
  • Sunday  - 8.30am - 12 pm
  • Bank holidays - 8.30 am - 12pm 
  • Weekends 12 hours / Bank holidays 4 hours.

OOHS: There are no OOHs or on-call as they are supported by Vets Now.

Skills/Exp: The successful applicant will be self-motivated, have sound first opinion experience in both medicine and surgery, provide an exceptional level of care, have a desire to develop clinical acumen, and have strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Duties: Their practice has a well-established reputation in the local area and their caseload is very varied. They see a good mixture of routine but also more advanced cases. They are exclusively a first-opinion small animal practice but welcome those with special interests, or those keen to work towards a Certificate. They are also a Vet Nurse training centre. (If you enjoy mentoring this is a great practice for you!)

About Them: This is an exciting time to join their practice as it undergoes huge changes with a new veterinary team and new Clinical Director; you and your colleagues can grow with the practice and have a real input and impact on the practice’s future! The site has so much potential and they are all excited for this new chapter.

The Package:

  • A competitive salary DOE 
  • 5 weeks paid holiday, not including bank holidays
  •   5 days of 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 -052022-25339

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