Veterinary Surgeon

Location
Retford, Nottinghamshire
Salary
Salary £35,000-£48,000 DOE
Posted
27 Jul 2021
Closes
27 Aug 2021
Ref
BH3290
Sector
Practice
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time

Veterinary Surgeon required at Portland House Veterinary Group, Retford, Nottinghamshire.

The Role

Portland House Veterinary Group are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon to work as a permanent member of staff within a well-established veterinary practice in Retford. The role will involve hands-on veterinary care of small animals, providing both emergency and routine healthcare. You will work alongside other Veterinary Surgeons, as well as experienced Nurses.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Consultations
  • Small animal surgical procedures
  • Minor procedures
  • Client liaison
  • Working up cases
  • Caring for hospitalised animals
  • Treatment plans
  • Sole charge
  • No OOH work

Rota; Monday to Friday 8.30am - 6pm and 1:3 Saturday mornings (8.30am - 12pm)

About Us

Portland House Veterinary Group has been working in partnership with clients in and around the Retford area in one form or another for over 50 years. Our main practice is located in central Retford and consists of 12 vets and 9 RVNs/SVNs with experience ranging from new graduates to 35 years. We have a fantastic team of support staff and a lovely loyal client base with both large and small animal. From Retford we provide services for farm and small animal clients as well as wildlife parks and equine clients. We pride ourselves in providing excellent patient, client and employee care. We are well equipped with an ultrasound with Doppler and ECG, digital DR Xray, video endoscopy and full internal lab. We are a welcoming and friendly team who are enthusiastic and dedicated to working together as a team. We believe strongly in delivering exceptional service and care to our clients and their pets.

Applicant Requirements

Our ideal candidate should possess excellent communication and organisational skills and have experience in a busy small animal practice with confidence in a range of surgery. An interest and experience in Orthopaedics would be beneficial however not essential.

Qualifications:

A degree in Veterinary Surgery.

Experience: Post-graduate experience as a Veterinary Surgeon in the UK.

Compliance: Registered with the RCVS.

Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.

Benefits

  • 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 use BH3290 as a reference 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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