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Day/Night Veterinary Surgeon – Hampstead

Village Vet Hampstead
Hampstead Town, London (Greater)
Highly competitive salary
Closing date
4 Jan 2022

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Small Animal, Practice, Hospital, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Village Vet are in search of a fantastic Veterinary Surgeon to join their Milton hospital.

The Practice

Village Vet Hampstead is a 24-hour RCVS accredited small animal hospital which provides gold-standard care for its own patients as well as providing out of hours and emergency cover to over 30 first opinion clinics and a specialist referral clinic in the North London area. It is an amazing place to see a unique caseload surrounded by like-minded staff who want to provide the very best care.

We have a team of dedicated vets and nurses and allied support from our neighbouring referral arm; London Veterinary Specialists (located just across the square). The dynamic team currently consists of over 15 veterinary surgeons with varying degrees of experience from certificate holders to junior doctors, over 13 RVN’s, 3 student nurses, 7 Pet Care Assistants and a well-staffed reception, admin and support staff team.

The Role

Our beautiful hospital in North West London is seeking a vet who wants a balance of emergency and hospital work to further develop their career as part of a supportive and talented existing team. The role involves some night work which gives a unique opportunity for case management and emergency medicine but provides a generous rota with day work in the hospital (minimal consulting) and a week off every four (in addition to generous holiday).
The key skills we are looking for include:
•    Excellent medicine knowledge utilising a problem-oriented approach with good record keeping skills
•    Strong emergency medicine ability and calm approach
•    Exceptional communication skills with clients and referring veterinary surgeons
•    The ability to work well in a team and an enjoyment of collaborative work
•    A certificate or interest in furthering your skills in a very progressive and supportive environment

Week 1: Days (4 day week) + work weekend
Week 2: Days (4 day week)
Week 3: Nights
Week 4: OFF

Successful Candidate

Veterinary Surgeon.
We will consider Veterinary Surgeons at all levels of experience.

The Package

Benefits include;
•    Highly competitive salary.
•    Village Vet Bonus scheme.
•    Great rota.
•    Certifications encouraged and funding available.
•    25 days per annum plus bank holidays plus Birthday Day.
•    £1000 CPD allowance with 5 days off to attend (Higher budget/courses negotiable).
•    RCVS fees paid.
•    VDS Membership.
•    Staff discount scheme.
•    Workplace pension scheme.
•    Generous sick pay allowance.
•    BUPA Employee assistance programme for 24/7 wellbeing support.
•    Dedicated line management with development pathway.
•    Linnaeus free CPD including monthly film readings/journal clubs.
•    Cycle to work scheme.
•    Eyecare vouchers.
•    Lunch provided.

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 It is exceptionally well equipped across 4 floors with consulting rooms, operating theatre, hospital wards, full laboratory, digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy and an intensive care unit. All this means that we can do everything to help your pet under one roof.

Along with our primary care clinic, the Hampstead practice also receives internal and external surgical referrals and serves as the 24-hour emergency clinic for many North London vet practices. We are even happy to see clients throughout the night for non-emergency cases.

Find Us
11 Belsize Terrace
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