At Pride Veterinary Centre you will spend your day in one of three areas. In the Consulting Room you will be dealing directly with clients and interacting with the other vet teams. In Wards, you will manage the care of inpatients, communicating with owners, generating plans for diagnosis and treatment, and carrying out procedures on your cases. In Prep and Theatre, you will carry out procedures such as dentals and imaging, while in theatre you perform a variety of surgical operations.
There are endless opportunities for you to expand your knowledge and improve your skills by working closely with other members of the first opinion and referral teams.
The role is full time, working 4 days per week, but part-time applicants may also fit the needs well. We have our own out-of-hours service so there are no night duties, but if you enjoy emergencymedicine then we see a reasonable amount during the day and night cover for absences is available. You will take part in our weekend rota which works out as 1:5 Full Weekends and 1:5 Saturday Mornings, with lieu the next week (Thursday and Friday for a full and a half day for Saturday morning).
We are the largest provider of veterinary care in the East Midlands. The main hospital is based at Pride Park in Derby and is home to a busy first opinion practice, a multidisciplinary referral service and an out-of-hours service.
We have 12 practice sites in Derby, Burton and Nottingham with well-equipped on-site facilities offering a high quality local service. This role will support the Pride Veterinary Centre and one of our local practices.
Client facing skills are integral for this 1st Opinion Vet position. We have a regular returning customer base so naturally having the skills to build long term relationships is an asset. Required skills and experience include experience in small animal work, great client communication skills, the ability to make decisions, prioritise and delegate, commitment to continuous development. Desirable skills and experience include a certificate in medicine, surgery or imaging or a desire to enrol. Applicants would benefit from a number of years’ post graduate experience within UK practice.
As a Disability Confident Employer we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long term health conditions, and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.
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Derby, Derbyshire, United Kingdom