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Veterinary Surgeon - Skipton, North Yorkshire

Kingsway Veterinary Hospital
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Competitive Salary
Closing date
29 Sep 2021

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

The Role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our team here at Kingsway Veterinary Group! There is a good mix of consulting and operating. Consults are 15 minutes. We have a very supportive team with certificate holders, RVN's on site 24/7, case continuity encouraged with lots of skill sets in practice to ensure high level of care delivered. Working 40 hours a week over 4 days per week. Core working day 8.30-5.30pm. Vet Rota 1:7 OOH

About Us
We are an expanding Veterinary Hospital who has been providing veterinary care for over 80 years, successfully combining a traditional ethos of care with progressive modern medicine. Kingsway are proud to be a referral centre for cardiology and soft tissue surgery. We have in-house laboratory, ECG, digital x-ray, rigid and flexible endoscopy, ultrasound with colour flow Doppler. 24-hour on-site nursing care, CPD and further qualifications encouraged. At Kingsway we take pride in caring for staff, as well as patients, ensuring a good work-life balance so there is time off to experience the delights of the Dales on the doorstep.
The team are down to earth and welcoming. You will be supported by multi-disciplinary certificate holders. We encourage our team to be supportive of each other and look out for one another. Our nurses are on site every day and night taking great care of our inpatients as we are pleased to offer our own out of hours.
Applicant Requirements
We are looking for an experienced small animal vet who is already studying for a certificate or interested in doing so with an interest in orthopaedic surgery. You should be a great team player with a caring manner and great communicator, both with the team and our clients. Willing to go the extra mile with a smile!

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 LGBTQ+ 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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Our team of fully qualified, experienced vets and nurses are dedicated in providing the very best of up-to-date care in a professional and compassionate manner, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This means you will see a familiar face most of the time.

We are able to draw on many years of experience and use modern, state of the art equipment and facilities to ensure that your pet can receive the very best of care. Several of our vets have gained further qualifications in their field of interest which has allowed us to provide a referral service to local practices for orthopaedics, spinal, soft tissue surgery and cardiology.

We also recognise the importance of preventative health care and regularly run free nurse health clinics such as diabetes, senior health checks, weight checks, rabbit clinics and dental awareness campaigns. The nurses also give free friendly advice about your pet's healthcare to try and ensure that he or she can lead a long healthy and happy life.

About Kingsway Vets Our main surgery is at Skipton which has just had a full refurbishment in February 2012. We also have two branch surgeries, all of which are easily accessible. Cross Hills surgery which can be used for neutering clinics and minor procedures and Silsden is used for consulting only.

Find Us
01756 793224
73 Otley Road
BD23 1HJ
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