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Veterinary Surgeon - Backworth, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Moorview Vets
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Salary banding for this role is £38,000 - £52,000 DOE
Closing date
9 Feb 2022

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The Role
Here at Moorview Vets we have an exciting opportunity for a veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly team in Backworth, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. This is a full-time permanent role, working 40 hours a week, over 4 days. There is a requirement to work 1 in every 6 weekends with bank holidays being shared between the veterinary team, which roughly works out to be 1-2 a year. There are no out of hours with this role. All of our vets' time is split between a mix of consulting and surgery with some also being involved in an emergency and critical care role and dentistry. Consulting is split between our main hospital site at Backworth and our 5 smaller branches. Most vets split their time between Backworth and 1 dedicated branch. Salary banding for this role is £38,000 - £52,000 DOE, plus relocation package of up to £5000 and Welcome bonus up to £1500
About Us

We are a large, multi-site practice in the Northeast of England with a range of experience across the team. We have modern, high quality equipment including a CT scanner, dental x-ray and DR x-ray and we aim to provide our patients and clients with a gold standard level of care.

Our practice has a warm, friendly and supportive team, which includes 12 RVNs,3 SVNs,7 vets who are certificate holders and 6 vets studying towards certificates currently. There is a great team atmosphere and help is always at hand, especially for those tricky cases! We are situated a short distance from beautiful beaches and also have direct transport links to Newcastle, ideal for a trip to the seaside, walks along the beautiful coastline or a day out in the city.
Applicant Requirements

We are looking for an enthusiastic, caring veterinary surgeon with excellent communication skills. All applicants will be considered but the role is ideally suited to a vet with several years of clinical experience. A particular clinical interest in surgery would be beneficial and further study, including certificates, is encouraged, and funded. A full UK driving licence is required.
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
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 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.

When applying for this position please quote job reference BH2980.

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We are a veterinary practice based in Backworth just off the main road (A186) between the A19 and Whitley Bay. We also have a branch in the town of Newbiggin By The Sea.

Here at Moorview our team of dedicated and friendly staff take great pride in providing the best possible care for you and your pet.

Moorview Veterinary practice also offers referral facilities and services to veterinary practices across the North of England.

Find Us
0191 256 6990
Station Road
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne & Wear
NE27 0AA
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