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Veterinary Surgeon - Small Animal - Derry/Londonderry

Employer
Whitehouse Veterinary Clinic
Location
BT48 0NE, Londonderry
Salary
Up to £65,000 DOE plus a relocation allowance up to £5,000 and welcome bonus up to £5,000
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Veterinary Surgeon – Small Animal – Derry / Londonderry
Whitehouse Drumahoe Veterinary Clinic
Up to £65,000 DOE plus a relocation allowance up to £5,000 and welcome bonus up to £5,000

Practice

Whitehouse Drumahoe are looking for a Vet to join their fantastic team. We are very flexible in our approach to recruitment, but our ideal candidate is someone with a strong medical or surgical background/interest, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Our team are actively encouraged to study towards a certificate and any special interests will be supported. 

Located in Derry/Londonderry, the surgery is newly refurbished, bright, spacious, and purpose-built to industry-leading standards with a digital x-ray, in-house lab, ultrasound, and up-to-date monitoring equipment.

We offer a supportive and friendly working environment together with career development opportunities and the practice enjoys fundraising events for local charities.

Role

We are looking for a Vet to join their fantastic team. We are very flexible in our approach to recruitment, but our ideal candidate is someone with a strong medical or surgical background/interest, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Our team are actively encouraged to study towards a certificate and any special interests will be supported. 

Rota

Our staff are at the heart of everything that we do, and that’s why we know that work-life balance is vital in supporting our people to be their best selves. We recognise that this is fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our team, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. This role is available on either a full time or part time basis. There will be 1 night every 2 or 3 weeks and 1 weekend every 12 or 18 weekends depending on the amount of staff available.

Team

The team is currently 7 full-time Vets and 2 part-time Vets, supported by 6 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 3 Student Veterinary Nurses and 3 Receptionists - all passionate about providing the very best care for their clients and patients.

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

  • 7 weeks annual leave including bank holidays
  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
  • Your birthday as a paid day off

Wellbeing

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

Development

  • £1250 CPD allowance with 5 days 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

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.

Ready to take the next step in your career with Whitehouse Drumahoe? 

If you’re looking for a progressive environment, excellent clinical standards and a super supportive team – hit apply or reach out to Mike Burrell mike.burrell@ivcevidensia.com or call 07977243700 for more information. Reference BH11359. To submit your application click the apply button.

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