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Veterinary Surgeon

White Cross Vets Widnes
Widnes, Cheshire
Salary up to £47,000 depending on experience
Closing date
30 Jun 2022
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The Role

White Cross Vets are looking for a GP Vet who has a keen interest in consults to join their Widnes Branch!

This is a full-time position working 40 hours across 4 days working shifts between our opening hours of 8 am-7 pm; however, we can be flexible for the right candidate. The successful candidate will be required to work 1:4 Saturday mornings (with time back in lieu) on a shared rota. There is no out of hours required for this role.

The salary for this role is up to £47,000 depending on experience.

About Us

Our Widnes practice is modern and well-equipped with digital x-ray, dental x-ray & ultrasound, BP monitoring, multi-parameter anaesthetic monitoring, in-house biochem, and a haem analyser. We are based in a great location, with ample parking and great places to grab lunch! Widnes is currently a 3-vet practice with 5 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 1 Veterinary Care Assistant and 4 Client Care Coordinators.

We are dedicated to working up cases to a high standard, and we pride ourselves on making strong clinical recommendations. We work closely with our St. Helen’s team, so have the combination of our staff knowledge and expertise, alongside our other local White Cross Sites. Case discussions are strongly encouraged, and all our vets enjoy the support of one another. We are very keen to encourage our team’s personal growth with Certificates and CPD, and we are looking to expand the team in the future.

We are passionate about ensuring the happiness of our staff and take our well-being afternoons very seriously, with time blocked off the diary to relax together and have a bit of fun. We also get two Wellbeing days per year, and we like to ensure our staff use these to enjoy some time away from work.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for a highly motivated Vet who can thrive in our high-quality practice. Confident and professional, you will be able to work with sole charge. You will relate to our core principles of quality, integrity, responsibility, and growth, fitting seamlessly alongside our friendly practice teams as you work with the team to provide a quality experience for the pet owners and pets alike.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in UK / Small Animal practice
  • RCVS registered
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • A passion to deliver great clinical quality and fantastic client service
  • Desire and passion to care for pets as if they are your own

Further team member benefits enjoyed including:

  • Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
  • CPD paid days and allowance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • VDS Membership paid
  • BVA Membership paid
  • VDS cover
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Extra day of holiday and a personalised gift on your birthday
  • Free preventative veterinary care for your pets
  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Five days to volunteer for a charity of your choice
  • Practice social events
  • Contribution towards a Fitbit and weekly challenges
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Service-related company sick pay
  • Employee opinion survey
  • Free uniform
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Initiatives focussed on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free flu jabs

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ 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 BH5716 when you apply. 

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