Senior Veterinary Surgeon

Clay Cross, Derbyshire
11 Mar 2021
11 Apr 2021
Contract Type

Senior Veterinary Surgeon required at Charlesworth Veterinary Surgery, Clay Cross

The Role

We are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join us! We are currently working a 4.5-day week with 1:5 Saturday/Sunday mornings. There are no OOH requirements and as a Vets Now host practice, our hospitalised patients are all well looked after. We enjoy a large very varied caseload, offering both medicine and surgery cases. Should you be relocating to the area, temporary accommodation can be made available whilst you settle in. 

There is potential within this position for future advancement to a Clinical Director position as part of our succession planning.

About Us

The Charlesworth Veterinary Surgery is a two-site small animal practice in Derbyshire. Our larger branch is in Clay Cross, supported by our second base in South Normanton. We are a team of 5 Vets, 7 RVNs and 3SVNs with a large support team. We are well equipped with all the usual kit, including digital x-ray, ultrasound and a full in-house lab, with the addi-tion of a k-laser to support our chronic pain services. We are a supportive practice and encourage regular case discussions. Case continuity is also very important to us. As a team we care to the best of our abilities for our patients, our clients and for each other. Here’s what our colleagues have to say:

“I came on work experience and everyone was so friendly and accommodating that I wanted to work here.”

“We are more like one big family than a team.”

“Management are happy to encourage everyone’s interests but also help them with their weaknesses.”

Applicant Requirements

You will be an RCVS registered Veterinary Surgeon with competence in all routine medical and surgical procedures. Specific interests are welcomed and encouraged, so just let us know where your passions lie. Travel between branches is necessary, so you must have your own transport.

Benefits (subject to pro rata)

  • 25 days paid holiday not including bank holidays
  • 5 days paid CPD leave
  • £1250 CPD Allowance per annum
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • VDS Membership paid
  • Service based holiday entitlement increases
  • Birthday leave
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • 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.

To apply, please email your CV to Laura via the apply button or call 07484520516 for more information.

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