Small Animal Vet

Severn Edge
Craven Arms, United Kingdom
Attractive pro rata salary DOE plus Benefits
22 Jul 2022
23 Aug 2022
Severn Edge Craven Arms

Would you like to work for a veterinary practice that offers something different?

Are you an experienced Small Animal Vet? Want a first opinion role with no OOH, great support and work life balance?

No OOH! 4 day working week, competitive salary, dedicated admin time every day, 15 min consults, and great support staff, huge range of in house Certificate holders and expertise & benefits Scheme.

Our practices are set in Shropshire market towns, with beautiful countryside, walks, wild swimming and cycling but just 24 miles from Hereford and 20 miles to Shrewsbury. Ludlow is a renowned foodie destination, with regular farmer markets and festivals.

Here at Severn Edge we are looking for a Small Animal Vet to join our team working at our Craven Arms and Ludlow branches, on a 12 month maternity cover contract. These are two branches of nine which include our 24 hour Bridgnorth hospital. Between these two branches we have modern facilities with in-house blood machines, ultrasound, CR-x-rays, and endoscopes at the Craven Arms branch.

You will be working alongside an experienced team which includes a certificate holder in diagnostic imaging and qualified nurses with qualifications in nutrition. Within our hub of four practices we have certificate holders in Zoo Medicine, Cardiology and Ophthalmology, and across Severn Edge adding in Small Animal Medicine, Feline Medicine and Advanced Veterinary Practitioners. Due to our wide range of expertise and facilities we are a busy proactive group and pride ourselves on the service we are able to provide.

You will be supported by an admin teams across Severn Edge, but also in branch by receptionists, patient care assistance and nurses. We look to maximise our nurse clinics and fully utilise all members of our team. Your average work day would consist of consults (15 min minimum), surgeries/ imaging/ day-care inpatients, lunch break, afternoon consults (15 min minimum), and dedicated admin time.

Our rota allows good work-life balance with a 4 day week, 1 in 3 Saturday mornings and no OOH's.

What we offer in return:
  • Attractive pro rata salary and benefits
  • Practice Bonus Scheme
  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Paid RCVS and VDS registration
  • £1000 and 5 day CPD allowance (pro rata)
  • RCVS annual library membership
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance programme – your health & wellbeing matters so much to us. Talking is vital!
  • Recommend a Friend Scheme
  • Discounted pet treatments and products
  • Access to a range of flexible benefits to suit your needs – such as Perkbox, subsidised gym membership, cycle to work scheme

For a confidential and informal chat about this role please contact Laura on +44 (0)788 037 4377. To apply via our online portal, click ‘Apply Now' and upload your CV.

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