Veterinary surgeon required at Rhodes Vets, Kingsthorpe
We are looking for an experienced veterinary surgeon join our friendly, supportive, forward thinking team across 2 branches. You will be caring, hard-working, dedicated to providing the best care for your patients and clients and possess excellent communication skills. You will work a 4-day week, with no OOHs and 1 Saturday morning in 3 to ensure a great work-life balance.
We are a friendly, long established small animal practice that has proudly been caring for Northampton’s pets for over 60 years. You will join our 4 other vets, 4 qualified RVNs, a student VN and dedicated reception staff, many of whom have been with Rhodes for years. Our large RCVS Tier 2 premises were recently refurbished and are well stocked with digital x-ray, ultrasound, video-endoscopy, in house lab, tonovet and orthopaedic kit, enabling you to work up cases to a high level. Northampton is a vibrant town surrounded by beautiful countryside with great transport links to London and Birmingham.
We are looking for a friendly and approachable person who works well within a team. Excellent communication skills and spoken and written English are essential. Driving license required and own car would be ideal. Some sole charge will be required so the ability to do routine consults and operations without assistance is essential.
Benefits (pro rata)
• 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, 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
• 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.
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