Veterinary Surgeon – Selly Oak, Birmingham

Employer
Vets4Pets
Location
Selly Oak, Birmingham
Salary
Competitive salary, Generous CPD, Exclusive company discounts
Closing date
25 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

Selly Oak 1

Surgery Information / Job Description

As we say sadly say goodbye to one of team to pursue a specialism zoo medicine, we are now looking for a veterinary surgeon to join our successful practice here at Selly Oaks Vets4Pets.

We offer a variety of benefits including:
• BVA, BSAVA, ISFM & RCVS memberships paid
• Staff discounts and rewards
• Pension scheme
• Competitive salary
• CPD and special interests are encouraged and funded up to certificate level
• Up to £500 to help with relocation if needed

As well as clinical CPD we offer additional non clinical training, from resilience and client communication to Leadership and Finance, for the appropriate person. Particularly those that may be interested in Partnership opportunities, which are available for the right candidate.   Selly Oak is close to the Birmingham City Centre and very well connected by road and train giving you access to London in just a couple of hours. You can also be surrounded by lovely countryside within a few minutes car ride. Being close to the University Campus, there is a vibrant community, with loads of cultural activity to enjoy outside work.
Selly Oak 2

We are based on the Battery Retail Park, inside a busy Pets At Home store. The practice is fully equipped giving you access to digital radiography (both general and dedicated dental equipment), ultrasound scan, laboratory equipment, blood pressure monitoring and all the usual toys.  Coupling this with a varied caseload from a patient list (with a high proportion of insured pets), made up of dogs, cats, a significant number of rabbits, and other small furries and exotics, this enables us to provide excellent care to a varied caseload. Person Specification You will be joining a friendly and supportive team of 3 other vets, 3 RVNS, 2 SVNS, 1 VCN, 2 receptionists and partners Andre Escudeiro and Gema Fraga. Andre qualified at the University of Santiago de Compostela in Galiza, Spain in 2002 and moved to the UK that same year. He recently obtained a PGCert (SAS) with ISPVS in 2020, with the equivalent PgCert (SAS), Post Graduate Certificate in Small Animal Surgery. We also work closely with our sister practice in Quinton who has a similar size team.

Our ideal new colleague will have good surgical and medical skills and enjoy variety within your role. You should have excellent client skills, be friendly and have a genuine interest in animal welfare. 
Selly Oak 3Team fit is really important to us, and we want you to feel happy coming to work with us each day, so if you’d like to visit us for an informal chat, or speak with any of the team confidentially, we can arrange this.

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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.

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Location
Isambard House
Fire Fly Avenue
Swindon
SN2 2EH
GB

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