This is a fixed term contract, starting in April 2021 and continuing for approximately 12 months to cover a period of maternity leave. You will work a 40 hour week, over 4 days (8:30-7) and a share of Saturdays (8:30-12:30), with Time in lieu given. There are no OOH. The role involves a mixture of surgery and consults each day, with minimal sole charge (Saturdays/Wednesdays only).
The practice is well equipped with dental radiography, digital X-ray, ultrasound, comprehensive in house haematology and biochemistry, multi parameter monitoring, bair-hugger, ecg, tonopen, diamond burr and dental drill. We have a fantastic and proactive nursing team, who run their own consults
We’re a supportive and friendly team who (in non-covid times) have regular social meetings outside of work. Whilst we have been unable to go out, we have run an in-house “bake off” competition instead. We are proud to be involved in collecting for homeless charities (for both dogs and humans) and for local food banks. Several team members are also involved in octopus for a preemie crochet charity. Several team members attend fitness classes together.
Our caseload is varied, with a medical bias. Alex sees lots of ophthalmology cases and second opinions for other White Cross practices. Two team members are currently undertaking certificate study.
We are looking for a highly motivated veterinary surgeon who can thrive in our high-quality practice. Confident and professional, you will be able to work with sole charge. You will have a number of years’ experience in UK Small Animal practice and be RCVS registered You’ll have strong communication skills, the ability to work well in a team and a passion to deliver great clinical quality and fantastic client service. You must be happy with most aspects of general surgery, dentals and dental x-rays.
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Liverpool, United Kingdom