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Emergency Veterinary Surgeon - Lytham St Annes

Employer
The Veterinary Health Centre
Location
Lytham St Annes, Lancashire
Salary
Salary up to £28,500
Closing date
5 Oct 2021

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Sector
Animal Health, Small Animal, Practice, Emergency and Critical Care, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Emergency Veterinary Surgeon 24 hours per week

Salary up to £28,500 for the right candidate

We are a successful small animal practice (including exotics) that has a partnership with other local practices to provide emergency out of hours care. We are looking to recruit an experienced RCVS registered Veterinary Surgeon to work alongside our current team of 10 vets and 10 nurses.

Our team work well together and are very supportive. The surgery has all the usual toys, endoscopes, digital x-ray, orthopaedic kits to enable a veterinary surgeon to do their job.

We are based on the beautiful Fylde Coast in Lytham St. Annes in the North West of England with close links to major cities such as Manchester and Liverpool and an hour away from the Lake District. We have an in-house Idexx lab including haematologly biochemistry, electrolytes, ionised calcium, urine analysis and SediVue.

We are currently in commencing building to the rear of the property to house a new CT scanner and additional operating theatre. You will be working every Saturday 12pm – Sunday 12pm (24 Hours) and ideally you should be flexible to cover absence/holidays. There will also be a requirement to periodically monitor inpatients and treat appropriately.

During the days there are several nurses and animal care assistants on site, in the evenings through to morning you will have a nurse on call very close to the practice.

There is full accommodation for overnight stays and sleep is permitted based on caseload, hospitalised patients and phone calls.

Benefits

- Working as part of a friendly and supportive team

- Generous starting salary

- 6.6 weeks holiday, increasing for long service

- Enhanced rate and day off in lieu of bank holidays

- Generous CPD allowance Requirements

- RCVS registered

- Previous sole charge/on call experience

- Excellent communication and organisation skills

- Builds excellent client relationships

- Passionate, motivated, enthusiastic and a great team player

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Company

The Veterinary Health Centre was acquired in 1995 by Mrs Siuna Ann Reid. Since this time, the practice has continued to grow and develop into one of the leading veterinary surgeries in the North West. We remain an independent surgery and are not part of a conglomerate.

The Veterinary Health Centre has a dedicated team of staff, all striving to provide a professional and complete range of services to keep your pet healthy and happy. We take pride in the knowledge that we have a great range of modern and sophisticated equipment.

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