Veterinary Surgeon

Job Description

The Role

We are looking for a full time Veterinary Surgeon to join our team. Our vets consult throughout the day, with usually 1 full operating day per week. There is significant time blocked out during the day for phone calls and case discussions. There is a minimum of 3 vets working per day (2 on a Saturday) which enables the team to support each other fully. You will generally work a 4 day week unless holiday/CPD/sickness. The role includes 1 in 4 inpatient responsibility and 1 in 6 consulting Saturday shifts. No OOH.

About Us

We are a busy first opinion practice who see a wide variety of cases. We have a purpose built building in the lovely rural area of Ely, Cambridgeshire, with a large range of veterinary equipment such as, x-ray, ultrasound, endoscope and dental x-ray. We have an experienced and supportive team who work together to create a positive working environment.

We have a 5 vet team, all general practitioners with their own areas of interest with enhanced knowledge within these areas. The vets enjoy discussing cases of interest amongst themselves and use each other’s knowledge to enhance patient care. There is a visiting orthopaedic specialist who is usually here weekly that our vets have the opportunity to be involved with. We have a 7 nurse team, again they have areas of interest, with nurses specialising in wound care, ISFM certificate and Emergency and Critical care. We do a lot of work with local charities particularly with cats protection whom we work extremely close with.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for a friendly individual who enjoys working in a close team. Experience would be ideal as well as confidence with surgery however training and support can be given. In addition to your excellent clinical and communication skills, you will need to be a people oriented person, who is willing to support and guide your colleagues.

Benefits (pro rata)

• 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
• 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

Little Downham, United Kingdom

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