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Veterinary Surgeon Atherton Veterinary Centre Bolton Rd, Atherton, Manchester M46 9JZ, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Posted on: 23 Sep 2022

Veterinary Surgeon Required at Atherton Veterinary Centre

Job Description

The Role

Atherton Veterinary Centre is looking for an associate Veterinary Surgeon to join our team. We are a busy general small animal practice so you will get lots of experience in a very supportive practice environment where case continuity is strongly encouraged. The consulting and surgery rotas are shared equally.

Here at Atherton Veterinary Centre, we are dedicated to our staff and we understand the importance of a work life balance. We would like to offer the right candidate the option of either a 4 day working week or 5 days with 2 early finishes on a full time basis, with Saturday mornings until 12:30pm  on a 1 in 5 basis, Out of hours is covered by an emergency clinic and we do not open on Sundays or bank Holidays. Part time applicants could be accommodated, and we can be flexible to suit yours and the practices needs. 
The salary will be up to £50,000 depending on experience. We’re happy to assist with accommodation in the local area. We can arrange to pay for a rented property for 3 – 6 months whilst you settle in to the area. We’re also happy to cover interview expenses! 

About Us

Atherton Veterinary Centre is a long-established general small animal practice. The practice is located very close to excellent motorway links to the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and the coast. The bright lights of Manchester are 20 minutes away.

The premises are purpose designed and is fully equipped with 4 consultation rooms, 2 theatres, an imaging room, a laboratory, a large prep room, separate dog, cat, and isolation wards.
Currently, our team consists of 6 Veterinary Surgeons, 9 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 4 Support Staff, and Student Nurses.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for a qualified Veterinary Surgeon ideally with experience but there is excellent support for a less experienced Vet.

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
    •    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 and quote reference BH7068
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