Experienced Veterinary Surgeon
We have an amazing opportunity for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join our lovely small animal practice in West Derby. You will be pro-viding high quality clinical care to all pets and an outstanding client experience, helping to create and maintain an efficient clinic. There will be a mixture of general surgery and consults each day with minimal sole charge. Working hours and rota detailed below.
- 4 weekdays (8:00am-7:00pm)
- 1:4 Saturdays (8:00am-12:30pm) time back in lieu
- 40 hours per week (in total)
- No OOH
Practices that truly look after their team members are hard to come by. That's where White Cross Vets stand out. SPVS Well-being Award Winners 2017 and 2018, Sunday Times Top 100 Company to Work For (6 years running!). As one of the top employers in the UK, we offer candidates a generous package with the opportunity to enjoy a superb work/life balance. It's an excellent place to work, with a super team who love working with us, reflected in them voting for us to win numerous well-being and employer awards.
We’re a supportive and friendly team of 4 Vets, 5 RVNs and 2 Client Care Coordinators who (in non-covid times) have regular social meetings outside of work. Whilst we have been unable to go out, we have run an in-house “bake off” competition instead. We are proud to be involved in collecting for homeless charities (for both dogs and humans) and for local food banks. Several team members are also involved in octopus
for a preemie crochet charity, and many team members attend fitness classes together. Our caseload is varied, with a medical bias. Alex, our CD, sees lots of ophthalmology cases and second opinions for other White Cross practices. We also have two team members who are currently undertaking certificate study. The practice is equipped with dental radiography, digital X-ray, ultrasound, comprehensive in house haematology and biochemistry, multi parameter monitoring, bair-hugger, ecg, tonopen, diamond burr and a dental drill.
We are looking for a motivated Veterinary Surgeon who can thrive in our high-quality practice. Confident and professional, you will be able to work with sole charge. You will relate to our core principles of quality, integrity, responsibility and growth, fitting seamlessly alongside our friendly practice teams as you work with team to provide a quality experience for pet owner and pets alike. The ideal candidate will be an experienced RCVS registered Veterinary Surgeon, preferably from a similar role in a small animal practice setting. Strong communication skills and the ability to work well in a team are essential. A passion to deliver great clinical quality, caring for pets as if they were your own and a providing a fantastic client service are the standards we strive for.
- Generous holiday allowance
- 5 days paid CPD leave
- £1500 CPD Allowance per annum
- Private Medical Insurance
- VDS Membership paid
- BVA Membership paid
- Service based holiday entitlement increases
- VDS cover
- Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
- Enhanced paternity pay
- Extra day of holiday and a personalised gift on your birthday
- Free preventative veterinary care for your pets
- My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
- Five days to volunteer for a charity of your choice
- Practice social events
- Opportunity for career development
- Contribution towards a Fitbit and weekly challenges
- Cycle to Work scheme
- CPD/training support
- Paid bereavement leave
- Enhanced parental leave pay
- Company sick pay
- Employee opinion survey
- Free uniform
- Annual pay reviews
- Social events
- Sponsorship for overseas employees
- Academy & Leadership courses
- Focus on employee well-being
- 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 contact Laura Collings via the apply button.