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Veterinary Surgeon - High Wycombe

Employer
Vets4Pets
Location
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
7 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

We’re a locally owned practice with the support of a larger organisation, our clients love us and we think you will too!

If you are an enthusiastic veterinary surgeon looking to join a warm and friendly team then we would love to hear from you! This role is full time with a weekend rota of only alternate Saturday mornings and no OOHs.

The practice is situated in the ground floor of a recently renovated building with a flowing, spacious floorplan (approx 1950 sq ft). A large, light reception/waiting area leads to 3 consultation rooms. Connecting front to back is a dispensary/laboratory area, office, staff room/kitchen, w/c and laundry area. To the rear are separate wards for dog (4 kennels & 2 walk-ins), cat (4 fitted cages) and isolation (2 cages & 1 kennel). All are fitted with shoreline kennels and have plenty of storage space with scope for additional kennels/cages to be added. There is a spacious prep room, operating theatre (with room for second operating table) and imaging room. Outside is a storage room which houses the freezer and oxygen cylinders. There is air conditioning and extractor fans throughout.

There is excellent private client parking immediately to the front of the building with direct access from the road and a staff car park at the back.

Equipment

The practice is well equipped to a high standard including:

· In house biochemistry/electrolytes (Fujifilm dri-chem 400i) and haematology (Horiba scil Vetabc plus)

· X-ray generator and digital processor (AGFA CR-30X) with radiograph referral facility installed (VetCT)

· Ultrasound with colour Doppler (BCF Mindray Z5)

· Burtons VetAir dental system

· Burtons instaclave Series 3 autoclave

· Thames Medical Doppler blood pressure monitor

· Other essentials – pulse oximeter, glucometers, infusion pump, microscope

· Wide range of surgical instrumentation including ophthalmic, cruciate lateral suture and basic orthopaedic kits

· Piped in oxygen and active scavenge

High Wycombe is a large, expanding town with a population of 133,000 and has excellent transport links to London, the M40, M25 and M4. The practice is situated on the A404 main road leading into the centre of High Wycombe. It is surrounded by the large residential area of Terriers and Totteridge with many clients able to walk conveniently to the practice. It serves clients not only from the immediate local community and High Wycombe but also the affluent areas of Hazlemere, Penn and as far away as Marlow, Beaconsfield and Amersham. This is well reflected in the high average transaction value.

 

Person Specification

You will be joining a small, friendly, growing team, working alongside the partner. All of the team live locally and have helped develop a great relationship between clients and the practice and made valuable contributions to its progress. This has led to the practice enjoying a great reputation for high standard patient and client care.  

You will be a dynamic and proactive veterinary surgeon with solid skills. Due to the element of some sole charge, you will need to be an experienced vet, therefore we cannot accept applications from new graduates. Key to your success will be your ability to embrace all aspects of the role, delivering excellent patient and client care. You will be a strong team player and enjoy the variety the role will bring. If you are keen to develop within your own area of interest, we offer a generous CPD allowance. 

Benefits

We offer;

  • Competitive salary
  • Relocation packages available (direct candidates only)
  • CPD allowance
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards -including 20% off at Pets at Home, The Groom Room and the Vet Group Professional memberships paid
  • No out of hours

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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.

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