Veterinary Surgeon - Redditch, Worcestershire

Employer
Vets4Pets
Location
Redditch, Worcestershire
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
4 Jun 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

Surgery Information / Job Description
Based in Redditch, Worcestershire, Vets4pets Trescott road is a successful and growing first opinion small animal practice.

We pride ourselves on providing care to our clients and patients to the same standard that we expect for our own pets. With full clinical freedom, we deliver high standards of best medicine.

We have a strong focus on team work and work-life balance. We support Just Culture in a very supportive environment.

RCVS and ISFM accredited. Nurse training centre.

We continuously and actively update our policies and procedures, to follow the current evidence based veterinary medicine, with all the team encouraged to get involved.

Based in a large purpose built premises, we are well equipped with an excellent range of diagnostic facilities. The practice includes five consult rooms, two operating theatres, a diagnostic suite (with digital x-ray and ultrasound), a dental suite (with dental x-ray), comprehensive Idexx In-house laboratory equipment, tonopen, plus all the other usual tools! Separate dog ward, cat ward, small furry ward, isolation ward (this in on separate floor to other wards).

Person Specification
You would be joining a team of 4 full time veterinary surgeons, 6 full time registered veterinary nurses, three full time and 3 part time customer care advisors and one full time student nurse.

Full time vets work a 40 hour week, with one full week day off. Weekend rota is 1:3. After working a weekend, the following week, you receive a long weekend off, starting on the Thursday! This is added to your week day off, meaning you get 6 hours EXTRA back after working a weekend! No out of hours.

We run 20 minute appointments. Each day, every vet has the day split between consulting time and surgery time. One hour lunch break, and two half an hour “Vet Time”. We have a strict rule of not disturbing vets during their lunch break and vet time. Lunch break is to recharge. Vet time is to catch up (writing clinical notes, phoning clients, working up cases, etc).
Generous CPD allowance, with further learning encouraged. RCVS and VDS membership funded. Practice Vetstream and ISFM membership.

Working in a Vets4pets practice gives you the advantage of working in an individually owned practice, with the family feel we all love, while also being part of a larger family with all the security, support and excellent package and benefits that provides. All colleagues are enrolled into a pension scheme, and have the option to join Private Healthcare. Let’s not forget 20% discount with Pets at Home!

We are looking for a small animal vet with at least 2 years of experience, who is confident with routine procedures and surgeries and is keen to progress their skills.

The candidate must have great client communication skills, enjoy working in a team, eager to develop into the best version of themselves, while supporting their colleagues to do the same.

If you also have a great sense of humour and enjoy having fun at work, the job is yours!

To submit your application click the apply button.

Happy to be contacted even just for an informal chat to learn more about the position.

 

Company

Established in 2001, Vet4Pets and Companion Care provide management services to their network of small animal veterinary practices across the UK.

Practices are located either within Pets At Home stores or as standalone units, both under the highly successful joint venture business model. Vets4Pets and Companion Care form the Pets At Home Vet Group, operated with their Joint Venture Vet Partners.  As at 1st January 2015, The Pets at Home Vet Group operated 308 Vet practices across the UK, including 121 standalone and 187 in-store practices under the Vets4Pets and Companion Care brands and as at 14th November 2014, The Pets at Home Vet Group employed 841 veterinary surgeons and we are now the largest small animal veterinary group in the UK. Each Vets4Pets and Companion Care practice offers a comprehensive range of treatments from vaccinations, neutering, general healthcare and advice to the more specialised services of intensive care medicine and surgical procedures.

The Support Office is based in Kingston Lisle, Oxfordshire and employs over 145 colleagues to help support the business needs of the joint venture partners (JVP) and their teams.

Our business is underpinned by core values – “We get better every day”  “We put pets first”  “We take pride in what we do”  “We have fun”  “We do what we say we will do” and “We have fun”!

As you would expect from the market leader in small animal veterinary care we offer a supportive and friendly working environment together with career development opportunities and an excellent package and benefits that includes; competitive salary, CPD allowance and exclusive company discounts and rewards - including 20% off at Pets at Home, Rideaway, The Groom Room and the Vet Group.

If you share our passion for delivering outstanding pet healthcare and great customer service and would like to join our team, then we would love to hear from you.

Find Us
Location
Isambard House
Fire Fly Avenue
Swindon
SN2 2EH
GB

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