£30,000-£45,000 per annum
Full time / Permanent
We are recruiting a permanent Veterinary Surgeon to join an independent, small animal practice in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. A new graduate would be welcome and well supported, or our client would welcome someone with a bit of experience who feels that the corporate outlook is not for them.
This is a permanent working up to 40 hours per week with a 1:4 Saturday rota. There is one day and night duty in a week and the weekends worked can count as days worked with time off in lieu during the week if required. When the practice is fully staffed however the weekend and night duty become a 1:4 rota.
The working hours are Monday - Friday 8;30am - 6pm, although this may vary slightly due to the covid19 pandemic. The practice offers 10-20-minute consultations. There is no sole charge work involved except when the Vet is on call.
About the practice
They comprise of a team of 4 Vets along with a great team of nurses. The nurses also do a night shift rota, and they answer the phone and look after in patients.
This is a first opinion practice, and the role will involve a mixture of both consultations and surgeries. The surgeries are mainly routine.
They are fully equipped offering a range of facilities including ECG, Ultrasound, In house laboratory and digital x-ray.
The practice requires a Veterinary Surgeon with any level of experience, new graduates are very much welcomed to apply. They must be able to work well as part of a team and have excellent customer service skills.
They must have a caring and approachable attitude and deliver a high standard of clinical care. A vet looking to take their next career step and develop areas of special interest are supported and encouraged.
Type: Small Animal
Hours: Monday - Friday / Full time 8:30am - 6pm
Weekends: 1:4 Weekends on call along with weekend on call rota going to 1:4 when fully staffed
Sole Charge: Only when on call
Branch work: Possibly some for consultations only if short staffed
Consultations: 10 - 20 Minutes
Team: 4 Vets and additional nurse/support team
Independent and forward-thinking Practice
Fully equipped with modern facilities such as ultrasound, ECG, Digital X-Ray, Endoscope and in house laboratory
Accommodation is available and a relocation package will be included
Overnight facility available at main site when on call if required
Supportive friendly team
Supportive and friendly practice
Offers an excellent work / life balance
Offers career progression with support and funding in further education
Provides a vast range of modern veterinary services and facilities
Provides state of the art equipment
Excellent reputation within the community
Offers opportunity to expand clinical skill set and knowledge
Focused on proactive healthcare and educating clients on pet health
Friendly and motivated team in place
Practice provides clinical freedom for personal growth and development
Support for New Graduates
You will be competent in delivering routine consultations & Surgeries however support is available for a new graduate
You will always deliver a high standard of clinical care
You will have excellent customer facing skills
You will work well within the team alongside other veterinary specialists and clinicians
You will be a passionate and motivated veterinary surgeon with a genuine interest for animal welfare
The practice offers a wide range of modern veterinary services and facilities including:
In House Laboratory
Separate cat and dog wards
Salary - from 30,000-45,000 depending on experience
25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
Certificates funded and supported
RCVS and VDS fees paid
Exclusive company discounts and rewards
Workplace Pension Scheme
Health Insurance scheme
RCVS registered and qualified
Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom.
Excellent communication skills
What happens next?
If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with your latest CV. Alternatively, contact us to find out more details or to have a confidential discussion about this or other opportunities.
T: 0333 014 7374
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