We require an experienced, enthusiastic, cat focused veterinary surgeon. This flexible position is based on a 30/40 hour week to include a 1:3 Saturday mornings. The clinics out of hours are covered by Vets-Now and we are closed on Sundays and public holidays. The full rota will be discussed at the interview. Duties will include consultations, routine surgery and we workup cases to a high standard. New or recent graduates will be considered.
The Cat Clinic is an RCVS and ISFM accredited, friendly, feline only clinic in Southsea, Portsmouth - ten minutes from the seafront. We run as a 2 vet clinic with 3 nurses, who are all RVN's. The team is complimented by very caring receptionists. Our facilities include; digital dental radiography, ultrasound, ECG, in-house idexx biochemistry, haematology and electrolytes, doppler, tonometer, and k-laser. Located just a ten minute walk from the seafront, in & around Southsea, there are plenty of pubs, cafes & restaurants to keep you busy outside of work time, along with a local theatre. The fun doesn't stop there though, as there are plenty of other events to keep you busy such as music events, kayaking or sea swimming!
Experience with ultrasound and surgical dentistry would be ideal. However we are open to applications from veterinary surgeons looking to expand their surgical knowledge, as we can provide a supportive environment. A feline certificate holder or a desire to complete your feline certificate would be advantageous. You will be someone who is happy working as part of a team or by their own steam and someone who thrives in a busy environment and has a strong passion for cats. We welcome new ideas into the clinic and encourage CPD.
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
• Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave, surrogacy pay
• Enhanced paternity pay
• Birthday leave
• Discounted veterinary fees
• My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
• Cycle to Work scheme
• 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 BAME and LGBT+ 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.
If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.
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