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 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.
- 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
- 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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