We have an unique opportunity for a Veterinary Surgeon with a keen interest in Feline Medicine to lead our new to open, feline-only branch. A Feline Medicine certificate is encouraged but not essential.
Joining our professional, personable team at Ashby, this is a fantastic opportunity to take real ownership of this feline-only branch and help grow it's client base and caseload.
Salary up to £60,000 PA. All of our salary packages are negotiable and can include:
- Accommodation allowance.
- A Company vehicle or vehicle allowance.
- CPD allowance plus 3 days paid CPD leave PA.
- RCVS, VDS, BVA fees paid.
- Access to in house CPD.
- Experienced support network.
- Career opportunities across the company.
- Enhanced maternity/paternity leave.
- Long service awards.
- 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays.
- Certificate opportunities paid for by us.
- 24-hour access to wellbeing and employee assistance programme.
- Employee discounts & rewards via Happi Benefits.
- 4 weeks sabbatical for every 5-year service.
As qualified MRCVS, you’ll already have good experience gained in small animal practice. You’ll be competent in clinical examination and surgery and confident working sole charge or as part of the wider team. Sharing our values being trustworthy, caring and progressive, you will have all the softer skills essential to working effectively, building trusting relationships with your colleagues, harnessing our one team culture.
You will also display good communication skills and the desire to share your knowledge and skills by being an outstanding, positive example to others.
Skills and experience:
The ideal candidate has a keen interest in Feline Medicine and will have a minimum of 1-2 years’ UK small animal practice (or UK equivalent) experience, be confident in their recommendations and have excellent communication skills. A Feline Medicine certificate is encouraged but not essential.
Our Feline-only clinic is locate in a purposely build and separate building, next to our larger Ashby practice which has 3 consult rooms, 1 double surgical theatre, dental suite, digital x-ray room, prep area, separated dog and cat isolation rooms. Digital x-ray, ultrasound, and inhouse blood machines.
Scunthorpe is located in North Lincolnshire just off the M180 and M18 motorways allowing easy transport links to the Lincolnshire Wolds, Hull, Doncaster, Lincoln and York. It is a bustling town with restaurants, cinema, shopping parks and many other activities.
For those who enjoy country air and long walk, Scunthorpe is a stones throw away from the rolling hills of the Lincolnshire Wolds which is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the highest land between Kent and Yorkshire. In the Wold there are many quaint market villages with plenty of independent shops and history to explore.
To the East there is the popular seaside resort of Cleethorpes with many traditional seaside restaurants and activities, the boating lake, The Jungle Zoo and Cleethorpes Light Railway.