Veterinary Surgeon, Endoscopist - Chesham, Buckinghamshire

Employer
Wheelhouse Veterinary Centre
Location
Chesham, Buckinghamshire
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
17 May 2021

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Sector
Animal Health, Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Veterinary surgeon looking for an orifice job? Our endoscope is missing its endoscopist and would like a new one! Since introducing endoscopy into our practice two years ago, we have found it an invaluable tool in our day to day cases and now find ourselves without an endoscopist. We’d love to find someone who enjoys looking into animals down very small holes. The current rota would be 4 days Monday - Friday with a 1:7 full Weekends and 1:7 Friday late shift plus Saturday. The evening on call is only until 9pm Mon – Fri. Saturday and Sunday are covered by an external out of hours provider.

We are a first opinion small animal practice, which yes means we see all the usual vaccinations, dentals, mass removals and so on and so on (and yes we still have to empty anal glands). But we are also a practice that encourages individual interests. With nearly all of our vets (and nurses) on certificates and an internal referral system we are able to deal with almost all of the cases that come our way.

We are looking for someone to join our (slightly crazy) Wheelie family who either has an endoscopy certificate or is wanting to start one so that our nice £50k Storz endoscope doesn’t sit in the cupboard for the next five years. Our ideal candidate would be enthusiastic about practicing a high standard of patient and customer care and who would like to be an integral part of an ever-growing practice.

Benefits (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 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 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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Company

At the Wheelhouse Veterinary Centre we like a more personal approach to animal care. Our experienced, friendly and professional team of staff offer not only first class veterinary treatment, but also advice and encouragement for our clients to help keep their much-loved pets in the very best of health.

From nail clipping your hamster to major surgery on your dog, we are here to provide your pets with the expert care they deserve.

Wheelhouse Veterinary Centre provides its own emergency services as follows: Monday to Friday, 7.30pm - 8.30am. Please call your usual surgery for urgent advice or to arrange to see the Emergency Vet. Please note that, for security reasons, the Veterinary Centre cannot be accessed without a prior phone call or appointment.

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Location
The Pheasant
London Road
Chalfont St Giles
Buckinghamshire
HP8 4NL
United Kingdom

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