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Veterinary Surgeon

Employer
Vale Vets Animal Hospital
Location
Portishead, Bristol
Salary
The salary for the role is £40,000 - £58,000 depending on experience.
Closing date
11 Feb 2022

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Job Details

The Role

We are looking for a dedicated Veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly team at Vale Vets. We will accept both part time and full-time applications. A full-time role is 36 hours comprising a 4-day week, with a fair share of OOH, but we can be flexible, so if its part time you are looking for please still get in touch!

The salary for the role is £40,000 - £58,000 depending on experience.

About Us

Our small-animal Veterinary Hospital is situated in the town of Portishead and we have been in the heart of the community for over 20 years. Portishead is in North Somerset on the Severn Estuary, less than 10 miles west of Bristol.

We are Portishead’s only veterinary hospital with a team of vets and qualified nurses who are available 24/7 with round the clock on-site care. We have a certificate holder in ECC and we have vets at various stages of certificates in medicine, exotics and surgery. We offer a high standard of patient care in a clean and professional working environment, and we are proud to have consistently achieved Tier 3 Hospital Status.

We are well equipped with various diagnostic and clinical tools, including laparoscopy, endoscopy, ultrasonography, digital radiography (including dental radiography), in-house laboratory, multi-parameter monitoring equipment, and much more!

We have been awarded Gold in the ICC cat friendly clinic awards and the hospital has separate cat and dog waiting rooms for clients, separate inpatient wards for cats / dogs / isolation, and dedicated consulting times during the week for cat-only appointments.

Applicant Requirements

The ideal candidate will be at least 2 years qualified, be competent in all routine surgeries and be confident working alone as well as in a team. You will be an enthusiastic and caring individual who is happy to promote and build the practice.

It’s really important to us that no one feels overworked, breaks are taken, and that staff get to leave on time. We are an incredibly friendly and supportive bunch, so we want someone that will fit in and enjoy caring for their colleagues as well as their patients.

Benefits:

·        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

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 BH4443 when applying for this role.

To submit your application click the apply button.

Company

We are Portishead’s only veterinary hospital with a team of friendly vets and qualified nurses who are available 24/7 with round the clock on-site care.

Regularly assessed by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, we are proud to have consistently achieved Tier 3 Hospital Status, the highest level attainable. This means we have exceptional facilities, clinical standards, customer care and staffing overnight, something you won’t find anywhere else in Portishead.

At Vale Vets we understand that pets are part of the family and you want them treated as such. Rest assured that if your pet falls ill out of hours, on bank holidays or weekends you will see our own vets, on our own premises, where we will have access to the animal’s clinical records 24/7, 365 days of the year.

We’ve been at the heart of the Portishead community for over 20 years, so you know at Vale Vets you’ll get exceptional care.

Find Us
Telephone
01275 847400
Location
1 Beach Road West
Portishead
North Somerset
BS20 7HR
GB
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