Veterinary Surgeon (Consulting)
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4d ago

The Role

Are you looking for a job to work around your personal commitments?

If you are searching for a position that provides an excellent work life balance, we may have the perfect role for you.

We are seeking a part time or full time Veterinary Surgeon to work alongside our Skeldale Hospital, you will be primarily based at our Skeldale Ripon practice but also working within the hospital.

This position would suit a vet with a consulting bias however there will be an opportunity for surgical cases at our hospital.

We are flexible around hours therefore part time or full time hours will both be considered to suit your individual needs, we are here to find the right balance for you!

As qualified MRCVS, you will already have good experience gained in small animal practice. You will be competent in clinical examination and surgery, and confident working sole charge or as part of the wider team.

Sharing our values being trustworthy, caring and progressive, you will have all the softer skills essential to working effectively, building trusting relationships with your colleagues, harnessing our one team culture.

You will also display good communication skills and the desire to share your knowledge and skills by being an outstanding, positive example to others.

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary package up to £45,000 per annum (FTE)
  • A company car is available upon request
  • Accommodation allowance
  • CPD allowance £1,500 with 3 days CPD leave along with exceptional in-house CPD training (FTE).
  • VDS, RCVS, BVA fees paid
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays (FTE).
  • Fantastic career progression and partnership opportunities
  • 4 weeks' paid sabbatical (after each 5 years of service)
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
  • 100% attendance bonus schemes
  • 1 day 'Pet'ernity Leave
  • Access to Wellbeing support and EAP programme
  • Access to wide range of discounts for days out, high street and holidays

    We also offer relocation allowances should you move more than 50 miles from your current home address.

    We can also support Certificates of Sponsorship for a Tier 2 (General) Visa if you meet the criteria and are eligible to register as a veterinary surgeon with the RCVS upon arrival in the UK.

    Skills and Experience

    You must be a Veterinary Surgeon who is registered with the RCVS. Consult only vet considered.

    The Branch

    Medivet Ripon is a well equipped branch practice on the outskirts of the Cathedral town of Ripon.

    The practice has a spacious waiting room, a consulting room, kennel space and a lab / pharmacy area.

    This is a great consulting practice which works closely with our Skeldale Hospital 20 minutes away, offering more intensive treatments and overnight care.

    Skeldale Veterinary Hospital is a thriving practice set in North Yorkshire in the market town of Thirsk. Our practice consists of 4 consult rooms, large operating theatre, digital X-ray room, ultrasound, well-equipped prep area and a large waiting

    area with a dedicated reception team and night nurse team.

    This is a busy branch with a large client base where no two days are like the other. The caseload varies from routine consultations to procedures, with emergency and critical care for our own clients as well as clients from surrounding practices.

    The branch is well equipped already but has recently undergone refurbishment to gain hospital status including construction of a cat ward, a cat friendly waiting area, and a large meeting room for internal CPD and client evenings.

    We have a large theatre, dedicated imaging suite, a large prep area, a separate dental / treatment area, four generously proportioned consult rooms and an excellently equipped in-house laboratory.

    Relationships are what are important to us - both between our colleagues and to our clients and their pets. We are a historic practice with a rich heritage and we honour that by building strong relationships with each other and our clients, while pushing forward with new techniques and management of cases.

    We encourage growth in all our staff and opportunities for further education and study are available. The team is dynamic, overflowing with enthusiasm and drive which is contagious and makes everyone strive to achieve their best.

    North Yorkshire is a beautiful area, with several world heritage sites on our doorstep, as well as national parks, areas of outstanding natural beauty, National Trust, and English Heritage properties.

    Yorkshire is perfect for adventure, but also for relaxation with an abundance of fine dining, as well as traditional pub grub nearby.

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