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Veterinary Surgeon - Lichfield, Staffordshire

Pool House Veterinary Hospital
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Competitive Salary
Closing date
10 Aug 2021

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Animal Health, Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
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Job Details

The Role
We are currently looking for a small animal veterinary surgeon to join our friendly team in Lichfield, Staffordshire. This is a full-time role working 40 hours per week over 3 days with one early finish (4:30pm) and one-half day (1pm). There will be approximately one weekday night every couple of weeks and one weekend per month: either a Saturday day and Saturday night with a day off in-lieu or a Saturday day, Sunday day and Sunday night with Monday and Tuesday off.

Your time will be split between working at our hospital and at a branch enabling a client base to be built at both locations and the continuity of your cases. Our rota is split to allow you to perform surgery and work up your cases each day of the week.

About Us
We are a passionate, ambitious, and tight knit team based at the cathedral city of Lichfield. Our team is made up of 14 veterinary surgeons who are all supported by an amazing team of experienced veterinary nurses. We all share ideas and help each other and have two certificate holders (ECC and Anaesthesia/Analgesia) along with multiple colleagues who have a special interest in soft tissue/orthopaedic surgery and diagnostic imaging. Our tier 3 hospital is supported by 3 local branches. We are close to Cannock Chase and easy driving distance to Birmingham.
Applicant Requirements
We are looking for an enthusiastic and well-rounded veterinary surgeon who prides themselves on their bed side manner and their drive to provide the best care for their patients.

•    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 get in touch.

When applying for this position please quote job reference BH3091.

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Pool House Veterinary Group has been serving the local community for over 150 years. Today we aim to provide a friendly and efficient service, working with you to ensure your pet receives the very best from first vaccination through to old age.

Our Lichfield hospital is a modern, purpose-built premises, offering practicality with excellent facilities and high standards of care for your pet. We also have branches in Burntwood and Armitage bringing our services more local to you.

The small animal team consists of three small animal partners, Stuart Holland, Alex England and Ian Thomas, supported by seven assistant veterinary surgeons. We also have visiting veterinary specialists in Cardiology and Dermatology as well as an Animal Behaviourist. One of our vets is also qualified to practice Acupuncture.

Pool House Veterinary Hospital is an RCVS Accredited Small Animal Hospital and has been approved as a centre for the training of veterinary nurses.

Find Us
01543 262464
Fosseway Lane
WS13 8JY
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