Permanent Veterinary Surgeon
Vet Seekers
Derby, Derbyshire
6d ago

Job description

We are recruiting for a Veterinary Surgeon to join a charity hospital in Derby on a full-time basis working 37.5 hours per week.

This is a purpose-built animal hospital offering state of the art facilities along with a wide range of varying cases enabling plenty of exposure to develop your clinical skill set and knowledge.

The Vet will need to have excellent client facing and interpersonal skills and demonstrate and excellent amount of experience in customer service along with being able to work well as part of a team.

The Vet would be joining a team of 7 other Vets, 8 Nurses and a large nonclinical support team. The role offers the Vet a wide variety of cases with great opportunities to develop their medical and surgical skills.

The working shifts are 7.5 hours per day with the hours between 8.30am and 6pm.

Key Details :

37.5 Hrs working week Full-time hours

Veterinary Surgeon's typically work incremental shifts from 8am-4.30pm to 10am-6.30pm and vet nurses from 8am-4.30pm to 9.30am to 6pm.

No OOH, as this is fully outsourced - Vets Now do night cover on site.

The caseload is varied and would make a great opportunity for someone completing a certificate or looking to further develop their skills.

They have the work / life balance sorted

Clinical staff typically work 1 in 6 Saturday mornings from 9-12 and receive time off in lieu the following week

Pets and people at the heart of what they do UK wide

About the Role :

They are seeking a Veterinary Surgeon (VS) for the delivery of an efficient, professional and caring service to all the hospitals clients and to provide a high standard of customer service and clinical care whilst also promoting pet wellbeing and delivering preventive services.

The hospital building is well equipped with plenty of consulting space allowing them to meet the demands of this busy small practice.

The caseload is very varied on a day to day basis

They are a friendly welcoming team that are very supportive.

They aim to promote a healthy life for all their pets by preventing, educating and treating sick and injured animals with passion and compassion.

Responsible for managing cases cost-effectively, encouraging financial contributions from clients

About Them :

As the UK's leading veterinary charity, with 48 Pet Hospitals, they strive to improve pets' lives - through prevention, education and treatment.

Every year their dedicated vet teams carry out 2.7 million treatments on 470,000 pets.

Their national network of around 120 high street shops help us to provide these treatments through selling both donated and new goods.

They believe that they work better together, so everyone from their vets, volunteers, shop teams and to office support colleagues - are driven into the help improve the lives of every pet.

Package :

  • Salary rata per annum34,486 - 45,032 pro rata
  • Hours 37.5 Hours per week full time permanent
  • CPD is encouraged and self-development is actively encouraged
  • Allocated CPD funding of 37.5 hours
  • Excellent career opportunities / development
  • 25 Days holiday per year
  • Paid statutory holidays
  • Travel allowance
  • Life assurance 4 x annual salary
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance (after 12 months service)
  • Must haves :

    RCVS Registered & Qualified or soon to be.

    Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom.

    Have excellent verbal / written communication skills

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