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Veterinary Surgeon

Employer
Vets4Pets
Location
Redditch, Worcestershire
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
22 Jun 2022

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Veterinary Surgeon – Full-time – Redditch Trescott Road Vets4Pets

Redditch Trescott Road Vets4Pets is looking for a veterinary surgeon to join our team of wonderful people. This position is for an experienced vet, confident in all routine surgery and consults of the day to day of a Small Animal practice.

Location
The practice is located in Redditch which is just south of Birmingham. The location gives colleagues the opportunity to choose between City (Birmingham) life or rural life. The practice is close to both Worcestershire and Warwickshire countryside for who prefers country/rural life. There are villages and towns of different sizes. We have lovely Stratford-Upon-Avon and Warwick which are great to visit or live in!
The practice is also close to main motorways: M5, M40 and M42. Also close to Birmingham International Airport.
 
Surgery Information
The practice is a large purpose-built premises, we are well equipped with an excellent range of diagnostic facilities. It includes five consult rooms, two operating theatres, very large prep room with two tables, a diagnostic suite (with digital X-ray and ultrasound), a dental suite (with dental X-ray), comprehensive Idexx In-house laboratory equipment, tonopen, plus all the other usual tools. We have a separate dog ward, cat ward, small fury ward, isolation ward (this in on a separate floor to other wards).
Follow this link to have a tour of our lovely practice! link
We are a successful and growing first opinion small animal practice. We pride ourselves on providing care to our clients and patients to the same standard that we expect for our own pets. With full clinical freedom, we deliver high standards of best medicine.
We have a strong focus on teamwork and work-life balance. We support Just Culture in a very supportive environment. We continuously and actively update our policies and procedures, to follow the current evidence based veterinary medicine, with all the team encouraged to get involved. We are RCVS and ISFM accredited. We promote continuing training and support anyone wanting to be the best version of themselves. Mostly, we love to work as a team and have fun!
Working in a Vets4pets practice gives colleagues the advantage of working in an individually owned practice, with the family feel we all love, while also being part of a larger family with all the security, support and excellent package and benefits that provides.
 
Job Specification
Full time colleagues work a 40-hour week, with one full weekday off. One hour fully paid lunch break. Long weekend off after working a weekend. Birthday off.
Vets work 1:3 weekends: Saturday 9am to 5pm, Sunday 10am to 4pm. After working a weekend, Vets will receive, as time back, Thursday and Friday off the following week (giving a nice long weekend!). This means 20 hours back are given after only working 14 hours! This covers for any extra time one may work. It works out that all full-time colleagues are paid for 40 hours a week, but actually on average work 38 hours.
Bank holidays we open as Sunday hours, 10am to 4pm. The bank holidays are shared evenly between the vets. At the end of each year, bank Holidays and weekends for full following calendar year are planned, allowing vets to plan their year.
We run 20-minute consultation appointments, this gives us good time with pet owners, helping us deliver our standards of care. Vets have 1 hour lunch break and 1 hour admin time every day. Though we close at 7pm, our last booked appointment is at 6pm. This allows vets to also have time at the end of the day, to catch up on phone calls, writing clinical notes, etc.  Vets all get shared consultation and surgical time; depending on their interest this may be more one way or the other, or split half a half.
No out of hours. We have an out of hours provider, which we divert practice phones to, when we are closed.

Benefits we offer

  • Salary is dependent of experience and following SPVS guidance
  • Holidays: 5.6weeks holiday per year, which increased to 6.6 weeks after working two calendar years (January to December)
  • All colleagues are enrolled into a pension scheme and have the option of enrolling into Private healthcare
  • Work Visa will be paid for right candidate 
  • Annual RCVS and VDS fees are paid by the practice. Also, BVA subscription
  • Generous CPD allowance, £1,500 with flexibility
  • We have a practice subscription to ISFM and Vetstream

If this looks good, you can press the apply now button.

Company

Locally owned practices with a world of support

At Vets4Pets we’re a network of practices that are owned and managed by the practice owners that run them. Because they’re locally owned, each practice has the freedom to serve patients and clients the way it thinks is best. 

But crucially, being locally-owned also means enjoying a truly team-spirited atmosphere. We want all our colleagues to build lasting relationships with practice owners and team members as well as patients and clients.

And because we’re also part of a wider group, you’ll get all the support you need when you need it. That means state-of-the-art facilities, high quality CPD, financial stability and a real sense of job security.

With our framework, we’ve made it simpler and easier for you to help patients and clients live happier, healthier lives together. It’s about making the most of your expertise and bringing this to life in practise while being safe in the knowledge that you’re looked after too. Simply put, we offer locally owned practices with a world of support.

Flexibility & Wellbeing
You tell us which hours you want to work, and we’ll do everything we can to make it happen. With us, you could enjoy a better work-life balance where flexibility and wellbeing come first.

Training & Development
We offer great training programmes, plus fully funded CPD, leadership courses and access to our group’s learning curriculum. We’ll also support you if you’re interested in owning a practice. With our wealth of resources, it’s easy to build your skills and develop your career.

Local Practices
With us, no two practices are the same. We’re deeply rooted in our local communities and we want you to really get to know your patients and clients locally.

Being part of the Pets At Home Group
Being part of Vets4Pets means you’ll be part of our network of locally owned practices. Our practices are located across the country and are owned and run by our Joint Venture Partners (JVPs). Our Joint Venture Partnership model is unique and gives everyone the best of both worlds. Working within one of our practices you’ll get to work with the JVP who has the clinical freedom and autonomy to do things their own way.

As we’re part of a large respected organisation you’ll also enjoy the benefits of being part of a wider PLC Group. This means we can give you greater stability and job security during these uncertain times and beyond. 

What’s more, we’ve worked hard to make sure everyone in our group can take part in a fun, friendly, professional and inclusive culture that allows you to bring your whole self to work and be at your very best. 

 

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Isambard House
Fire Fly Avenue
Swindon
Wiltshire
SN2 2EH
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