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Veterinary Surgeon

Lockwood Veterinary Group
Willenhall, West Midlands
Salary range £30,000 - £50,000 dependent on experience.
Closing date
4 Jan 2022

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

The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon to perform a mixture of surgery and consultations in general practice. The position is a 4 day working week with a share of Saturdays with the overall working hours not exceeding 40 hours per week. We offer full support from experienced Veterinary Surgeons for a recent graduate or career progression/certificate funding for more experienced candidate. Salary range £30,000 - £50,000 dependent on experience.

About Us

We are a reputable, well-established 2-3 Vet practice within the larger Lockwood Veterinary Group. We have a family friendly feel with low staff turnover. Staff outings, rewards, lunch breaks adhered to and monthly wellbeing team building periods. We are in a great location with good links to Birmingham and Wolverhampton as well as good airport links.

Our team is made up of experienced Vets with interest/cert studying in Surgery, Medicine and Ophthalmology. Lockwood Veterinary group also has further cert holders in Surgery, Exotics and Imaging. Good ratio of RVNs also with cert holders in ECC and Feline Medicine. We have well equipped practices including full surgery, digital radiography, in-house lab, ultrasound and dental equipment in all surgeries.

Applicant Requirements

You may be newly qualified or have a wealth of experience to bring to the role as a Vet. The successful applicant will be qualified and registered with the RCVS. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, positive and organised with good communication skills. You will be a supportive team player with a high standard of patient care, you will also have a client focused approach.

Benefits (subject to pro rata)

·        Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service

·        CPD paid days and allowance

·        L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy

·        Enhanced family friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay

·        Private Medical Insurance

·        BVA Membership paid

·        VDS cover

·        Birthday leave

·        Discounted veterinary fees

·        Various discounts including retail & gym memberships

·        Cycle to Work scheme

·        Service related company sick pay

·        Sponsorship for overseas employees

·        Initiatives focussed on employee wellbeing

·        Relocation packages

·        Career progression opportunities

·        Free flu jabs

·        Cover of RCVs fees

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.

Please quote BH4276 when applying for this role.

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From a vision to deliver high quality, affordable pet care, the Lockwood Veterinary Group has flourished and grown since it was founded in 1994. Now with four surgeries we cover a wide area of the West Midlands and Birmingham, with a geographical range to include cover over Wolverhampton, Walsall, Stourbridge, Halesowen, Dudley and the surrounding areas. From a warm, helpful welcome from our experienced, friendly reception staff, to the high quality, professional care delivered by our team of dedicated veterinary surgeons and nurses, our aim has always been to deliver superior pet care in all situations. Our outstanding surgeries boast state of the art operating suites with dedicated recovery areas, warm, clean accomodation for your pet, and an exciting range of equipment to assist our team of committed veterinary surgeons and nurses in the treatment of your pet. We are open seven days a week for your convenience, and we will always endeavour to offer a same day appointment with one of our vets.

Find Us
01902 605080
84 Lower Lichfield Street
West Midlands
WV13 1QE
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