Veterinary Surgeon (maternity cover) - Rugby, Warwickshire

Rugby, Warwickshire
Competitive Salary
02 Apr 2021
30 Apr 2021
BH1979 W21.0343
Paige Suckley
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

We are looking for a full time veterinary surgeon to provide maternity cover for our practice. Your role will be mostly based at our Rugby surgery but occasional sole charge at our Warwick surgery (16 miles away) will be required. We offer a very supportive environment with consulting and surgery slots equally shared. This role is 40 hours per week with either 4 x 10 hour shifts or 5 x 8 hour shifts (Covid bubbles depending!). 1 in 3 Saturdays and 1 in 6 Sundays, with a day off in lieu during the week (Currently 1 in 6 Saturdays with Covid Bubbles). 1 bank holiday worked per year, with time back in lieu. Opening hours 8:30am-6:30pm Mon-Sat and 10am-4pm on Sunday. Part time applications will also be considered.

We pride ourselves on being a friendly approachable practice with excellent word of mouth recommendations from our clients. We have a happy team that support each other in providing an excellent service to our clients and their pets. We are a modern progressive practice with a very comprehensive range of equipment and colleagues that will help you become the vet you want to be. We have 4 certificates between us (medicine, surgery, opthalmology and endosurgery) and a fifth being undertaken in emergency and critical medicine. We all enjoy mentoring and helping colleagues to develop their skill set. Operating microscope, digital x-ray, full range of flexible and rigid endoscopes, high end colour doppler ultrasound, full in house lab, laser scalpel, K-laser, full suite of orthopaedic equipment including TTA and MMP, Slit lamp and tonometer, all anaesthetic monitors have ECG, pulse ox, NIBP, and capnography, harmonic scalpel, electrosurgery, laparoscopic spays, separate cat/dog/exotic wards and isolation. We outsource our out of hours work to Vets Now, so there is no on-call.

We are looking for someone who is confident, outgoing and who has a good work ethic. There will be some sole charge but back up always be available. MRCVS and some practice experience sought ideally but a new graduate would be considered. We are seeking someone who is competent with routine surgeries and consultations, and who is able to work cases up to a high level, using our in house diagnostics as much as possible.

Benefits (Subject to pro rata):

  • 5 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
  • 5 days paid CPD leave
  • £1250 CPD Allowance per annum
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • VDS Membership paid
  • BVA Membership paid
  • Service based holiday entitlement increases
  • VDS cover
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
  • Enhanced paternity pay
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension
  • CPD/training support
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Company sick pay
  • Employee opinion survey
  • Free uniform in a number of roles
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Social events
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Academy & Leadership courses
  • Focus on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free flu jabs

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.

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