We are looking for an experienced veterinary surgeon to join our team. Our vets currently work a 4 day week with a mix of consulting and operating. We do our own out of hours so the role also includes sharing in the weekend and overnight on-call rota. Competitive salary dependent on experience.
We are a well-established 7 Vet, 8 Nurse single site first-opinion practice in Banbury, North Oxfordshire, on the edge of the Cotswolds with good transport links via the motorway and rail network to Birmingham, London, the south coast and beyond. We are a VN training practice and a RCVS registered Small Animal General Practice.
We moved to our current large purpose-built premises 10 years ago. We have a large client car park, spacious waiting room with separate dog and cat waiting areas, 5 consulting rooms, in-house lab, well stocked pharmacy, 2 separate air-conditioned dog wards (one with walk-in kennels for large dogs), separate air conditioned cat ward and 2 isolation units and dedicated recovery area for post-operative patients together with 2 incubators for smaller patients. We also have separate theatre and prep area, large prep room with 2 separate working areas, 2 theatres (one with laparoscopy and orthopaedic equipment), anaesthetic monitors and drip pumps, dedicated dental suite with dental radiography, digital x-rays, ultrasound, on-site CT scanner, video endoscopy and orthopaedic equipment.
We are looking for a vet who has experience and a keen surgical/diagnostic imaging bias but also happy with first opinion work/consults. You will be comfortable with soft tissue surgery and basic orthopaedic procedures and be driven to expand your capabilities. You will be willing to enrol for a certificate or already hold one. You must enjoy working as part of a team and be keen to work cases up and follow through your own cases. Ideally you will also be motivated to help develop the surgical side of the practice further with the excellent facilities we have.
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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