Here at Paws Colchester Vet Centre, we are looking for a dedicated Veterinary Surgeon to join our team. The position involves carrying out consultations, working up cases, general surgery and basic imaging.
We are looking for a full or part-time Veterinary Surgeon and there is flexibility with the working days. The rota involves working 2-4 days per week, 20-40 hours per week however shift patterns can be negotiated. FTE would be 4 x 10-hour days and 1 rest day. The ideal candidate would participate in 1 in 3 Saturdays and there are no out of hours required.
The salary will be up to £60,000 DOE.
We are a very small practice, allowing for great case continuity and positive relationships with our loyal clients. We are fully equipped with direct digital x-ray, a high-quality ultrasound machine, an endoscope, and in-house lab equipment.
We are an RCVS accredited, two Veterinary Surgeon soon to be three, small animal practice in Colchester. Colchester is located within easy access to London and the beautiful Essex coastline, just a stone’s throw from Mersea Island.
We have one full-time and one part-time Veterinary Surgeon, four qualified Registered Veterinary Nurses, and one Student Veterinary Nurse. We also have three Receptionists and one Veterinary Care Assistant. We also have regular visiting specialists including a sonographer, cardiologist and an orthopaedic surgeon.
The ideal candidate will be confident with routine consultations and surgery and happy with occasional sole charge. All applicants must be RCVS registered. We encourage and support the development of special interests in all areas of small animal practice including certificates. An OV qualification would also be desirable but not essential. We are looking for a kind, enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon to become a part of our lovely team.
Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:
- 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
- Golden Handshake
- 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 focused on employee wellbeing
- Relocation packages
- Career progression opportunities
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 BH4752 when applying for this role.
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