Graduate Veterinary Surgeon (Rotating Graduate) - London Victoria

Recruiter
Blue Cross
Location
Greater London and Grimsby
Salary
Salary £18,000 per annum plus £7,800 accommodation allowance
Posted
23 Apr 2019
Closes
21 May 2019
Ref
W1904.45
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

We are currently recruiting for two Graduate Veterinary Surgeons to join our team on an 18 month fixed term contract. This is an excellent opportunity to advance your skills in small animal medicine and surgery in a hospital environment.

The Practice
We're a charity that has been helping sick, injured, abandoned and homeless pets since 1897. Pets help us in so many ways and they depend entirely on us. That’s why at Blue Cross we believe in helping pets because pets help us.

We help thousands of pets in need every month, providing veterinary care, expert behaviour help and find them loving happy homes, as well as advice and education for current or future pet owners and pet bereavement support. We develop lifelong relationships with pets and owners, providing quality care that is accessible and non-judgemental.

Location
It is proposed that assignment to each hospital will be applied on a rotation basis with one role involving six each months being located at London/Grimsby/London, the other role will involve six months each being located at Grimsby/London/Grimsby.

The Role
We are currently recruiting for two Graduate Veterinary Surgeons to join our team on an 18 month fixed term contract. This is an excellent opportunity to advance your skills in small animal medicine and surgery in a hospital environment.

We offer superb clinical facilities including two operating theatres, digital x-ray, video endoscopy, ultrasound, multiparameter monitors, ASIF kit, KE ESF kit, air drill, ECG, dental x-ray, in-house lab and separate dog, cat and rabbit wards.

These roles involve time spent both at Blue Cross London hospitals in Victoria, Merton and Hammersmith as well as at Blue Cross Grimsby animal hospital.

It is proposed that assignment to each hospital will be applied on a rotation basis with one role involving six each months being located at London/Grimsby/London, the other role will involve six months each being located at Grimsby/London/Grimsby.

These fixed term roles are residential posts and therefore accommodation will be provided as part of the remuneration and benefits package at one of the London hospitals and at our animal hospital in Grimsby.

These are full time roles of 42 hours per week over five days. You will be required to participate in an out of hours rota that includes weekends and bank holidays for which equivalent time off in lieu will be given.

Successful Candidate
We are looking for people with the following: 

  • Member of Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English 

The Package
Working for Blue Cross is very rewarding; we have been dedicated to helping pets since 1897! We value our brilliant employees and offer competitive benefits including: 

  •  Salary £18,000 per annum plus £7,800 accommodation allowance
  • Accommodation provided. This accommodation allowance offset figure applied may alter as advised by figures set by HMRC. 
  • Support for development of your veterinary and professional skills from the multi-disciplinary team at our hospitals 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Pension scheme 
  • Company Sick Pay 
  • Life Insurance

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