We are looking for 2 Veterinary Surgeons to join our lovely team. Our Veterinary Surgeons work a 4 day week working 10 hour shifts spread between the hours of 8am and 8pm with 1 hour for lunch. The Veterinary Surgeons do a mix of operating, consulting and hospital shifts. We would welcome applications from part time candidates:
Vacancy 1 – We are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join team 1. This vet will participate in the 1st on call rota which is 1 in 7 week nights (3pm-10pm shift in the hospital and on call from home), and 2 in 7 weekends. Following a weekend worked 2 weekdays off are given. A salary supplement is given for the out of hours work. This Veterinary Surgeon will be well supported by our senior team both out of hours and during working hours. Time will be split between the hospital and our well pet clinic to enable the vet to become confident both with routine work and emergency and more complex medical and surgical cases.
Vacancy 2 – We are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join team 2, our senior team. This Veterinary Surgeon would ideally have more experience. Time will be split between the hospital and our well pet clinic. Specific areas of interest can be accommodated and supported and funding for certificates would be offered for the right candidate. This Veterinary Surgeon will participate in the 2nd on call rota which is 1 in 7 and their role will be to support the 1st on call vet with complex cases and busy shifts. A salary supplement and time off following weekends is given for the out of hours work.
We operate over three sites; a 24-hour RCVS accredited hospital; a state of the art well pet 1st opinion clinic complete with CT scanner; and a small general practice in the heart of its community. We are well equipped with digital x-ray, ultrasound, CT, endoscopy, ECG, Doppler blood pressure, critical care monitors, ventilators, rabbit v-gels, dedicated exotic and small furry wards and well-equipped theatre suites. Most importantly we have a fantastic team, who are friendly and supportive. We have certificate holders in surgery, medicine, ECC and exotics as well as Veterinary Surgeons currently working towards their certificates. The Veterinary Surgeons are encouraged to work together and regularly collaborate on cases. We have daily ward rounds. We hold weekly meetings to discuss cases and share knowledge learnt on CPD as well as monthly clinical governance meetings. We are proud to provide a holistic and caring approach to veterinary medicine and work with clients to tailor a treatment plan to their own pet. We have very high clinical and professional standards that can only be achieved through our Vet, Nursing and Reception teams working closely together.
Vacancy 1 – We are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon with post qualification experience to join our junior vet team. Previous hospital experience and an interest in exotics would be useful but not essential.
Vacancy 2 – We are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon with more experience to join our senior vet team. We can support any particular area of interest and would love to help you achieve your next career goals.
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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