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Small Animal Veterinary Ophthalmologist - Derby

Employer
Pride Veterinary Centre
Location
Derby, Derbyshire
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
21 Jul 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

A RCVS or BSAVA Certificate holder or RCVS Advanced Practitioner with clinical and surgical experience is required to join our established team. A clinician who is ready for something exciting and new, with the passion and skills to care for patients, customers and colleagues alike and be an integral part of a truly multidisciplinary team. This is a great opportunity to consolidate and further develop the knowledge and skill achieved through the certificate while managing your own case load. Full time and part time applications considered. On call split equally amongst the team.

We have a fully equipped ophthalmology consultation room and a dedicated ophthalmology theatre with Zeiss OPMI Lumera surgical microscope and Bausch & Lomb Stellaris phacoemulsification machine. Imaging facilities include digital radiography, C-Arm fluoroscopy, 2 GE ultrasound machines, a 16-slice GE CT and 1.5T HDE MRI.

Pride Veterinary Centre is the central small animal hospital for the Scarsdale Veterinary Group, a multi-species practice employing over 300 staff across 12 sites in the Midlands. At Pride we offer specialist services in anaesthesia, diagnostic imaging, internal medicine, oncology, soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery, neurology, ophthalmology and exotics. Cardiology and Dermatology with advanced practitioners alongside on-site hydrotherapy and physiotherapy. The state-of-the-art hospital provides 24/7 veterinary care, supported by a dedicated night team. We work closely with the University of Nottingham, with the veterinary students rotating through first opinion and referral services at Pride. We are located at the edge of Derby city centre with good transport links to major cities via road and rail network. East Midlands Airport and Birmingham International Airport offer convenient access to domestic and international destinations. The beautiful Peak District is just around the corner.

The Ophthalmology team is composed of two Ophthalmology diploma holders/RCVS Recognised Specialists, an Ophthalmology Certificate Holder and dedicated Ophthalmology nurse.

The experienced, friendly team of 100+ veterinary professionals at Pride deliver Specialist led care, collaborating to provide the best possible outcome for all our patients. The team provides referral services to external veterinary professionals and to our own first opinion vets. Alongside this, there is a Vets at Night service, dedicated leadership structure and support functions such as Customer Care, HR and Marketing.

Required skills and experience:

•             RCVS or BSAVA Certificate holder or RCVS Advanced Practitioner

•             Clinical & surgical experience – intra ocular surgery techniques can be supported by our diplomates

Would be good to have:

•             Interest in peer teaching to support our intern program

•             Experience of delivering CPD

•             Experience of referral level ophthalmology

Benefits (subject to pro rata):

•             An excellent salary package commensurate with experience

•             5 weeks holiday allowance plus bank holidays and birthday off work. Increase in holiday allowance with service.

•             £3000 CPD cost allowance plus 10 days CPD days to give or receive training.

•             RCVS and VDS costs covered plus 2 chosen subscriptions.

•             Regular internal CPD, rounds and morbidity and mortality rounds to maximise patient outcomes.

•             Death in Service Cover

•             Private Healthcare

•             Discount staff pet scheme

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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Company

This is a unique place to work with the standards expected of a university within private practice. Our standards of clinical work and animal care are high and our staff put client care at the top of the agenda.

Many of our staff have worked within the Scarsdale Veterinary Group for a number of years, however, with our continual growth and development, on occasions vacancies do become available. Opportunities arise within all areas of our business, whether you are a Small Animal vet, a RCVS Nurse, or wish to be a member of our support staff, including our dedicated admin, reception and lab teams. Perhaps you wish to train in a specific area such as Small Animal Nursing – we can help here to, with our ongoing training programmes in line with the RCVS guidelines, why not take a look at the Royal College website at www.rcvs.org.uk for further information.

If you are a younger student considering a career as a veterinary surgeon we would suggest you start with the excellent Royal College of Veterinary surgeons on-line guide and then progress to the individual Veterinary College sites.

At Pride Veterinary Centre we are looking for enthusiastic, motivated, hard working individuals who will compliment the teams we have and who have a desire to work within a professional, friendly and caring environment. All our positions are advertised on our website which is updated on a regular basis.

Think about your future career development and what you want from it, if its job satisfaction in a professional, friendly, caring environment with the opportunity to progress, drop us a line and see what we can do for you. We are very excited about our future – now lets get excited about yours!

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Location
Scarsdalevets LLP
Pride Veterinary Centre
Riverside Road
Derby
DE24 8HX
United Kingdom
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