We are working with an independent, small animal veterinary practice based in Blackpool, Lancashire, who are recruiting for a veterinary surgeon to join them permanently. You will predominately be based at the main surgery in Blackpool, but occasional at their branch practice in Southport.
The hours are on a rota of 40 hours per week. At the moment due to the Covid 19 situation these hours would be generally split over Monday to Friday with 8 hours each day, no weekend work, but as normal weeks return the rota would include some Saturday mornings with equivalent time off during the week. During the current situation the work is mostly in Blackpool. The salary is dependent on experience and for a recent graduate, it would be in region of 25,500 with 2 days CPD and 600 towards CPD. There is accommodation available at the Blackpool site. There is some sole charge, but always backed up by a senior vet at the other branch.
A busy small animal independent practice in Blackpool and a branch in Southport, with a well trusted reputation in the area with a strong team of vets, all with lots of varying experience in the industry as well as a great team of nurses. The practice handles everything from consultations, surgeries, diagnostic work, referrals, nurse consults and work in partnership with an out of hours practice who look after their patients after hours.
The ideal candidate for this role will have a keen interest in both surgeries and consulting and have a real passion for providing a high level of care to all patients. It Is also important you have a compassionate and understand nature as well as the ability to provide a high level of customer service. If the candidate was a recent graduate, they would have full support but would be expected to be able to work independently, apart from in surgical situations, within a few months.
- Salary between 25,500 for new grad up to 45,000 for 3-5 years experienced
- CPD is fully supported and encouraged
- 4 weeks annual leave + bank holidays
- Paid professional memberships
- Workplace pension scheme
- Staff discount scheme
RCVS Registered & Qualified or soon to be.
Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom.
Have excellent verbal / written communication skills
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