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Veterinary Surgeon - £2000 welcome bonus (Full and Part-Time) - Glenfield, Leicestershire

Employer
The Park Vet Group Ltd
Location
Glenfield, Leicester
Salary
Salary from £45,000 depending on experience + £2000 welcome bonus
Closing date
21 Jul 2022

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Job Title: Veterinary Surgeon

Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum (depending on experience)

Location: Glenfield

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: Full-time & part time applications welcome

(Day roles include no out of hours (OOHs)

1:4 Sat am, 1:16 Saturday full days and 1:15 Sunday (paid extra with a bonus)

 

Due to our continued success, we have some exciting opportunities available within The Park Vet Group. Let’s see if we have the matching opportunity for you!

 

About us

The Park Vet Group was established over 100 years ago and is now a fully RCVS accredited multi-site, primary care and mid-tier referral practice. We also have our dedicated Farm practice, spanning Leicestershire and adjoining counties.

With sites in Whetstone, Glenfield, Saffron Lane & Scraptoft Lane, all our practices are self-sufficient and are fully equipped, but we like to share best-practice and work as a big team.

Our sites run independently and see their own varied caseloads. We have certificate holders in diagnostic imaging, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, and small animal soft tissue surgery, and emergency critical care. We have a dedicated 24/7 emergency hospital service, at the Glenfield Hospital.

As an Associate at The Park Vet Group, you will be joining a friendly and enthusiastic, large, team of vets across our sites, including certificate holders in imaging, surgery, diagnostic imaging, and advanced practitioners in ophthalmology. We also have surgeons studying towards medicine & critical care certificates. Across the group we also have an experienced nursing team (including two surgical diploma holders) & a wonderful front of house team too who support us daily.

Here at The Park Vet Group, we offer some fantastic referral, OOH, and advanced services, but we equally champion our primary care vets, and the fantastic service we offer for routine and first opinion caseloads.

As a team, we often discuss clinical cases and have monthly team meetings to share knowledge and communications.

We work closely with Willows, a local referral site, to run additional in-house CPD events. We run a journal club and enjoy socialising events outside of work too, when possible. It is fair to say that we all get on well as a team and enjoy our working days together. We have a real team spirit, and any new associates will be warmly welcomed.

Our variety of experience levels means that we have been able to offer a fantastic new graduate programme that offers great support. We are a nurse training practice and work closely with local universities & training colleges too. We, therefore, have plenty of opportunities for mentoring if this is something you enjoy.

Our branch sites are well equipped with digital x-ray, quality ultrasound, dental equipment, in house labs, dedicated operating theatres, and carry out all standard primary care procedures daily.

Our Glenfield Tier 3 RCVS accredited Hospital has all this plus kit such as; CT machine, a range of endoscopes including video, ASIF kit, TPLO/TTA/Tightrope, arthroscopy, Phacoemulsification and advanced ophthalmology equipment, dedicated 24 hour nursing and vet teams, and much more.

In your spare time, there is a lot to enjoy locally. The Park Vet Group is based in the wonderful city of Leicester which is the largest city in the East Midlands. We have excellent travel links, access to good schools and beautiful countryside.

Leicester is a modern city steeped in years of history and there is lots to do locally whether you enjoy the great outdoors or prefer the hustle and bustle of the city.

 

Your role and responsibilities

We can offer roles that can be tailored to suit you, including exposure to advanced cases, inpatient work, alongside primary care duties.

We are keen to support certificates for our associates, where we can for personal and business development. We understand the need to be flexible with working hours and are open to discussing the ideal role for you. We welcome full and part-time applications, and our day roles include no out of hours (OOHs).

Some more things to know about us:

 

  • Our ethos is clinical excellence, and we try and live by our core values
  • Client and patient care are at the heart of what we do
  • We are a Cat Friendly accredited practice
  • We are working towards our Investors in the Environment Bronze award
  • We prioritise mental health and wellbeing with a team of trained Mental Health First Aiders in the practice
  • Work life balance is important to us and our full-time rota is 40 hours with a 4 day week


Benefits

  • 5 weeks holiday per year + birthday leave day
  • Salary up to £45,000 depending on experience
  • CPD fully funded up to £2,000 and 7 days out of the practice for CPD
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extensive learning and development programs
  • Progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Enhanced family leave policy
  • Enhanced sickness policy
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Recruitment reward scheme
  • Gym membership discount
  • Flu vaccine voucher

At Linnaeus, we are committed to supporting the physical and mental health of all our Associates. We have an amazing team of Mental Health First Aiders (MHFA) across our practices and central support office in addition to a confidential Employee Assistance Program which is available for everyone.

Part of an amazing global family

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 veterinary health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets.

Our Associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team.

Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

Don’t just take our word for it

If you are a Veterinary Surgeon, considering new opportunities in 2022, please get in touch for an informal chat with us and to find out more. We are always happy for prospective associates to come and visit our practices/hospital site for a tour, and an in-person chat.

We would love to hear from you, please contact Vicky Tanday at vicky.tanday@linnaeusgroup.co.uk if you have any questions about the role or to apply, please complete the application form below.

To submit your application, click the apply now button.

Company

We can trace the roots of the practice back over 100 years in the days when the vet visited using a pony and trap and went as far afield as Coventry.

Over the years the practice has grown from a one branch practice, to having a dedicated farm practice, 4 pet surgeries that are spread across Leicestershire, a Referral Service and a dedicated Emergency Service open 24/7.

Our aim always remains the same: to provide the highest quality of care for pets for a prolonged and happy life. We have always employed highly trained, caring, compassionate and approachable staff using facilities to achieve just this.

Find Us
Website
Telephone
0116 2847920
Location
The Park Veterinary Group
82 - 84 High Street
Whetstone
Whetstone
Leicestershire
LE8 6LQ
GB
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