Veterinary Surgeon

Derby, Derbyshire
16 Jul 2021
16 Aug 2021
Contract Type

Veterinary Surgeon required at Pride Veterinary Centre, Derby, Derbyshire

The Role

We are looking to recruit two new vets, one to work Friday and Saturday 8am to 6pm and one to work Sunday and Monday 8am to 6pm. There is also the possibility of additional hours to cover for holidays etc but this
is voluntary. This is a great role for someone looking for a good work/life balance.

This role will focus on providing excellent care for both our patients and clients. We also take in cases from our own and other local practices. There are endless opportunities for you to expand your knowledge and develop your skills by working closely with other members of the first opinion and referral teams.

About Us

We are the largest provider of veterinary care in the East Midlands. The main hospital is based at Pride Park in Derby and is home to a busy first opinion practice, a multidisciplinary referral service and an out-of-hours service.

We have 12 practice sites in Derby, Burton and Nottingham with well-equipped on-site facilities offering a high-quality local service. This role will mainly support the Pride Veterinary Centre.

At the Pride Veterinary Centre, you will be working alongside vets and highly skilled Nurses and Client Care Advisors. The multidisciplinary referral clinicians, residents and interns are happy to give case manage-ment advice and ensure smooth handover of cases that require internal referral.

Candidate Requirements

Essential Skills/Experience

  • Experienced in small animal work (ideally a minimum of 2 years' small animal practice)
  • Great client communication skills
  • Ability to make decisions, prioritise and delegate.
  • An interest in medicine and imaging
  • Commitment to continuous development
  • Desired Skills/Experience
  • Previous emergency experience
  • Previous hospital environment
  • Certificate or a desire to enrol

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata

  • 5 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
  • 5 days paid CPD leave
  • £1250 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
  • Birthday leave
  • 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 well-being
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free flu jabs

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ 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. Please quote BH3431 when applying for this role.

To apply, please email your CV to Amy via the apply button or call 07856426902 for more information.

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