Veterinary Surgeon - Greenford, West London

  • Location Greenford, London (Greater)
  • Salary Competitive Salary
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • W20.0976
  • Closing date 30th Oct 2020

Surgery Information / Job Description

Our busy and growing surgery based in Greenford, West London, opened in 2014 and is seeking an additional Veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly, supportive and dedicated team. The role will be working 4 days a week with a weekend rota of 1 in 3. We are based within walking distance of Greenford tube station on the Central Line providing great access into Central London and have easy access to the A40, major motorways and Heathrow airport.

Our ethos is to provide world class clinical care at affordable prices for our growing number of clients. We are looking for a skilled, and enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon to join our team and help us deliver our ambitions. By joining us, we will also encourage and help you develop your own skills and expertise to meet not only our client expectations but your own ambitions.

Our bright, spacious, air-conditioned surgery is purpose built to industry leading standards and has state of the art equipment including digital X-ray, in house biochemistry and haematology machine and ultrasound with Doppler.

Person Specification
You will be an experienced Vet, comfortable with some sole charge responsibility, supported by a strong clinical team, and confident with routine surgery and medicine. We receive very good feedback from our clients on our customer care and have a 5 star rating on Vet Help Direct so we welcome applicants with good interpersonal and communication skills and who enjoy building relationships with clients, the patients and the practice team.

You will be part of a motivated and experienced team comprising of 2 Vets, 2 RVNs, 2 Veterinary Care Assistants and 1 Receptionist who have built a reputation for delivering a consistent and caring standard of client and animal care.

This full-time role benefits from offering only a 4 day week (with Thursday being your day off), working hours are 9am - 7pm and a weekend rota of 1 in 3 (Saturday 9am - 5pm and Sunday 10:30am - 4pm). There is no OOH's responsibility with this role ensuring an excellent work/life balance.

Benefits
In return for your hard work, we offer:

  • Excellent career opportunities and development due to our varied case load
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Enhanced annual leave of 28 days including bank holidays rising to 33 days including bank holidays after 2 full years’ service
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • CPD allowance of £2000 per annum and funding of certificates for the right candidate
  • Paid memberships (RCVS, BVA, VDS)
  • No OOHs
  • 4 days per week with 1 in 3 weekend rota
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards including with High Street retailers and restaurants

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

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Meet Vets4Pets

We put pets first

Beyond all else, we’re committed to animal health and welfare, and we absolutely put pets first. The most powerful partnerships we have are with pets and their owners. This is at the heart of what we do and always will be.

Vets4Pets Northampton Wins Vet Wellbeing Award

Colleague mental health and wellbeing have always been highly important to Jenny Millington and Sally Courtney of Vets4Pets Northampton. So much so, that during the past 12 months, they and their colleagues have implemented a number of fantastic initiatives to support in this area. These efforts have resulted in the practice recently receiving the 2019 Vet Wellbeing Award, medium-sized practice category, from the Society of Practising Vets (SPVS), in partnership with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons’ (RCVS) Mind Matters Initiative.

We help our nurse colleagues thrive

We know first-hand the tremendous contribution vet nurses make to the smooth running of a practice and to animal health and welfare. We’re therefore committed to recognising and celebrating these contributions and to providing our nurse colleagues with learning opportunities specific to them. Our annual Vet Nurses Conference (a Vets4Pets-only event) offers a full day of industry-leading CPD.

We are very much aiming to be an association where people can seek support for themselves and others and where employers and groups and other associations can seek support from us regarding the promotion of diversity and inclusion.

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