Veterinary Surgeon

Location
Blackwood, Gwent
Salary
up to £60,000
Posted
15 Jun 2022
Closes
15 Jul 2022
Ref
BH6107
Sector
Practice
Contract Type
Permanent

The Role

Bridge Veterinary Group are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join
our friendly and supportive team! Day-to-day duties will be a mix of consultations and surgery, and you will receive fantastic support from
an experienced team including certificate holders.

We offer an excellent work-life balance for our staff and can work out a shift pattern that suits you! Full time is 36 hours a week over 4 days with shifts between 8:30 am and 6.30 pm. There are 1:8 Saturday mornings 8:30 am – 12 pm with no OOH. We are happy to hear from part-time applicants also. 

Salary up to £60,000+ up to £5,000 relocation bonus + additional benefits

About Us

We are an exclusively small animal practice with two branches in South Wales. Ideally situated to take advantage of the outdoors (hiking, mountain biking, horse riding, water sports) along with easy access to large towns and cities. Our facilities include digital x-ray, dental x-ray, endoscopes, ultrasound scanners, lasers and well-equipped surgical theatres. Our team consists of 12 vets, 9 nurses (5 fully qualified) and 8 support staff. One of our 3 clinical directors is a medicine certificate holder and another has an interest in orthopaedics. We encourage the discussion of cases between colleagues and our clinical directors are available to offer support. We are looking for additional vets to fit into our friendly, supportive team. There are plenty of social events to get involved with including our book club!

Applicant Requirements

The role is suitable for a new graduate or a more experienced veterinary surgeon who will be given the opportunity to further their career through a wide range of clinical and surgical cases and opportunities. We have very experienced and supportive vets who are always willing to help and discuss cases. We actively encourage staff to advance their abilities and careers and are willing to offer support if they want to work towards a certificate.

Because our employee's matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from:

Work-life balance

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave
  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
  • Your birthday as a paid day off

Well-being

  • Private medical insurance
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Initiatives focused on employee well-being
  • Non-accidental injury support

Development

  • £1250 CPD allowance with 45 hours paid pro-rata
  • Certificate support
  • Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
  • All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships

  • BVA membership
  • VDS cover
  • RCVS fees

Additional

  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Discounted staff pet care

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 BH6107 when you apply. 

To submit your application, click the apply button.

To apply, please email your CV to Jim at jim.dixon@ivcevidensia.com or call 07890 610129 for more information.

 

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