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Veterinary Surgeon - Walsall, West Midlands

Employer
The Vet Clinic Lazy Hill
Location
Walsall, West Midlands
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
4 Aug 2021

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Sector
Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

We have an opportunity for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our team full time here at The Vet Clinic. The role involves all aspects of GP veterinary duties. We provide a general GP vet service, have our own internal transfer clinics for surgeries such as orthopaedics and our own out of hours clinic which now opens in the day, ensuring pets can receive 24/7/365 care. Our teams are headed by nursing Branch Managers allowing you to concentrate on being a Vet. Experience and workload are commensurate with salary. Accommodation is available.

  • 5 days per week (9:00am-2:00pm and 4:00pm-7:00pm)
  • 1:6 Saturdays (9:00am-12:00noon)
  • No OOH or on call

We are a service provider for a niche market of clients in Birmingham and the West Midlands. Our team consists of 2 nurses within the branch and the wider support of 11 Vet colleagues. As well as pets we believe in looking after our wonderful clients and our dedicated team too. Learning and self-improvement are a huge part of what we are about. We are a small but busy, efficiently run clinic with support from 11 other branches.

This job would suit a RCVS Veterinary Surgeon with previous experience ideally in a similar small animal practice setting. The successful candidate will be a team player, enthusiastic and provide a high quality of care to pets and clients. You will make animal welfare your first consideration and be able to perform imaging tests, laboratory tests and surgery, prescribe medicines and diagnose illness.

Benefits (subject to pro rata):

  • 5 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
  • 5 days paid CPD leave
  • £1250 CPD Allowance per annum
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • VDS Membership paid
  • BVA Membership paid
  • Service based holiday entitlement increases
  • VDS cover
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
  • Enhanced paternity pay
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension
  • CPD/training support
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Company sick pay
  • Employee opinion survey
  • Free uniform in a number of roles
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Social events
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Academy & Leadership courses
  • Focus on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free flu jabs

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 click the apply button.

Company

Our veterinary team care for your pets as if they were their own four legged family members. We believe  in training and development for all and we take part in a recent veterinary graduate training rotation. We are one of the few veterinary nurse Training Practices in Birmingham and believe in training our nurses to the highest possible standard in accordance with the Veterinary Nurse diploma and degree courses. Our nursing team can offer advice on any aspect of pet care, including diet & nutrition, flea & worming treatments, microchipping, insurance and our Pet Health Club.

Find Us
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Location
21 Anchor Rd
Aldridge
Walsall
WS9 8PT
United Kingdom
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