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Veterinary Surgeon

Scarsdale Vets, Park Farm
Derby, Derbyshire
Salary up to £68,000 FTE depending on experience
Closing date
23 Jun 2024
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Veterinary Surgeon - Scarsdale Vets, Park Farm

Salary up to £68,000 FTE depending on experience and up to £5,000 relocation support plus benefits

Join Our Passionate Veterinary Team and Thrive in a Flexible, Supportive Environment!

Park Farm is an excellent practice with the support of and backing of the Scarsdale hospital. We are a feline focused clinic offering a much slower and relaxed pace than the hospital. This is an opportunity to progress and develop the clinic with the support of the group. We are focused on career and personal development with a real opportunity to follow your clinical interests.

As a valued member of our team, you'll enjoy a diverse mix of responsibilities, including preventative, medical, and surgical consultations. You'll also have the chance to shine in our well-equipped theatre, supported by our experienced RVNs, VCAs, and SVNs. Your dedication to providing top-notch care will be rewarded, as you'll be a key part of our close-knit team, working alongside other skilled professionals. Additionally, you'll have the chance to support the Practice Manager with daily operations.

 Work-Life Balance Matters

We understand the importance of work-life balance, and that's why we offer a flexible approach to rota patterns and working hours. We believe in supporting our team members at every stage of their careers, ensuring your work fits seamlessly with your lifestyle. We are in the fortunate position of being able to offer flexible part time and full tie rota’s including working around school hours and holidays.

About Us

Our practice, situated within the bustling local shopping district, is well-established and boasts a strong client base. Supported by our Tier 3 accredited hospital and eight sister practice sites, we take pride in maintaining RCVS accreditation under the Practice Standards Scheme. Embracing a fear-free approach across all sites, we also run a popular cat-only clinic and behaviour appointments, further demonstrating our commitment to comprehensive care.

Our Well-Equipped Practice

At our Allestree site, you'll have access to state-of-the-art facilities, including lab resources, digital x-ray, ultrasound, a fully equipped theatre suite with prep area, and multiple consulting rooms. Moreover, our main hospital offers advanced services such as CT scanning, MRI, endoscopy, hydrotherapy, and a rehabilitation centre, with the added benefit of a multi-disciplinary specialist-led referral service.

The Ideal Candidate

We're looking for an RCVS Registered Veterinary Surgeon with a passion for 1st opinion work. Your confidence in all aspects of veterinary practice and ability to work independently will make you a valuable addition to our team. A clean driving license and excellent team player skills are essential, as is your self-motivation and confidence in your skillset.

Join Our Vibrant Team

Here at Scarsdale Vets Park Farm, we take pride in fostering a culture of continuous learning and professional growth. You'll have the opportunity to shape your role to match your strengths and interests, and we actively encourage and support further study to help you excel in your career.

Location and Travel

Centrally located with excellent transport links, our practice is easily accessible via trains from Derby to major cities like London, Nottingham, Birmingham, and Leeds. The East Midlands airport is just 30 minutes away, making it convenient for travel.

Because our employees 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
•    6.8 weeks annual leave 
•    Your birthday as a paid day off

•    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

•    £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
•    RCVS fees 

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

Apply Now

If you're ready to embrace a fulfilling role within a supportive, dynamic team, don't miss this opportunity. Whether you're seeking full-time or part-time work, we welcome your application!

Join us in providing exceptional care and building lasting connections with our clients and their beloved pets. Apply today!

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Whether you are here for a routine visit or your pet is undergoing surgery, you can be guaranteed that your pet will receive the best quality of care. Appointments are available six days a week and can range from routine healthcare and checks to free nurse clinics and operations. Or just pop in for a fuss and biscuit.

If you are looking to add a furry friend to your family, our team can also help you choose the right pet to suit your lifestyle and hold regular drop-in clinics on a Wednesday afternoon.

Company info
01332 554422
Park Farm Centre
DE22 2QQ

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