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