Veterinary Surgeon

Job Description

The Role

We are currently looking for a Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly team in Halstead, Essex. This is a full time role working 40 hours per week over 4 days a week. Variable shift pattern 8am-7pm with 1 in 6 Saturday mornings 9am-12pm and 1 in 6 weekends Saturday 8am-4pm and Sunday 8am-12pm. Our out of hours are covered by Vets Now. The role will involve contributing to all sides of small animal veterinary roles, both consults and theatre, with the ability to follow up your own cases within a supportive environment. We have a diverse range of clients whose requirements are equally varied.

About Us

We are a busy small animal and equine rural practice located on the Essex Suffolk borders with a friendly team of 6 Veterinary Surgeons, 8 experienced Veterinary Nurses and several kennel assistants. You will be joining a larger practice all working from the same site. Usual diagnostics, ultrasound/CR radiography/endoscopy, visiting peripatetic medics/ophthalmologist if required. This is a friendly and supportive team with a collaborative approach to the more complicated cases.

Applicant Requirements

Our ideal candidate will have some experience, who is happy to work as a team member and has good communication skills with both their colleagues and clients. Empathy and an excellent bedside manner are essential.

Benefits (subject to 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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Halstead, United Kingdom

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