Veterinary Surgeon

Job Description

WORK LESS AND LIVE MORE! Everyone is looking for work-life balance, great news, your search is over!

We offer;
• 4 day week
• No out of hours
• No bank holidays
• No Sundays
• 1 in 4 half day Saturdays
• 6.6 weeks holiday – includes bank hols (based on a 40 hour week)
• Day off for your birthday
• 5 days paid CPD leave

The Role

Due to expansion, we are looking for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon who will enjoy working in a growing, fast-paced first opinion small animal practice. Your duties will include routine consultations, surgery and diagnostics. The rota is 40 hours per week, spread over 4 days Monday to Friday and 1 in 4, half day Saturdays. Saturdays are sole charge. We are closed on all bank holidays and have external OOH support. Part time hours will also be considered. We are currently going through an exciting period of change and growth – which offers lots of potential for the right candidate to thrive and be a part of this new adventure!

About Us

We are a friendly small animal, RCVS Tier 2 accredited, VNTP, two site practice based in Wolverhampton. With great commute routes, we're only a stone’s throw away from the idyllic surrounding countryside. Our practice is well equipped with ultrasound, digital x-ray, endoscope, bronchoscope, incubator and full in-house lab machines.
We Care. We are committed to providing gold standard pet care, we always try to go the extra mile and deliver exceptional care for both our patients and clients. We have experienced, knowledgeable staff and many RVN’s that will assist you in your role. It's important to us that we provide a positive and supportive working environment. We have a strong ethos of teamwork and communication and believe listening to each other is vital to improve performance and wellbeing at work.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for an enthusiastic experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join our team who is confident with first opinion practice, an enthusiastic team player and shows great communication skills. There are many CPD opportunities, so if you have a particular interest or wish to expand your knowledge in several areas, we are keen to offer you the support and tools needed to develop your abilities. An interest in orthopaedics, dermatology and imaging will be an advantage.
• 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
• 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

As a BAME and LGBT+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. 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.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.


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Job Location

Wolverhampton, West Midlands, United Kingdom

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Carmel Vets, Fallings Park