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Surgical Bias Veterinary Surgeon Brentknoll Veterinary Centre Whittington, Worcester WR5 2RA, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time or Part Time
Min Offered: £ 60,000 per year GBP
RCVS Fees Assoc. Subs Funded CPD Discount for own pets Enhanced Paid Sick Leave Pension
Posted on: 22 Mar 2024

Are you an experienced Vet looking to join a progressive team?

Job Description

Job Title: Veterinary Surgeon

Salary: From £60,000+ (D.O.E.) plus £5000 welcome bonus (direct applicants)

Location: Brentknoll Veterinary Centre, Worcester

Job Type: Permanent, full-time (part-time applicants welcomed)

Hours: 40 hours per week, 1:4 Saturday mornings (with time paid and a shorter following week), no OOH.

Are you an experienced Vet looking to join a progressive team?

Do you want to feel a part of something more, with space to grow your own career in a way that works for you?

Due to our ever-expanding case load, we are looking for an experienced Vet Surgeon, ideally with a surgical bias to join our team!

Brentknoll Veterinary Centre is a long-established, RCVS-accredited, small animal veterinary hospital based in Worcester, covering primary care, referral that specialise in pets and small animals.

We're proud to say each vet has their own rota pattern, that we try, as much as possible, to tailor to suit your skill set, areas of interest and career path

We're open to those interested in either full or part-time roles, with either 8 or 10 hours shifts available, offering flexibility for an excellent work/life balance.

We also have a Saturday morning rota of 1:4 (with time paid and a shorter rota the following week), and no out of hours.

We are offering a salary starting at £60,000, with a upward scale dependent on experience, alongside a relocation package, certificate funding and visa support.

We have a range of state-of-the-art equipment including, but not limited to:

  • New Advance Ultrasound Machine (MylabX7VET) with touch-screen display
  • Onsite CT Toshiba 64 slice with on-site Diagnostic imager
  • In house Referral Service in Diagnostic Imaging, Cardiology, Orthopaedics & soft tissue Surgery.
  • Laparoscopy surgery kit
  • HD video Flexible Endoscopy and Bronchoscopy, Ridged rhinoscopy & arthroscopy
  • Rehabilitation Centre with onsite chiropractor, hydrotherapy, underwater incline treadmill & Class VI laser unit
  • Dental suite and dental x-ray unit
  • Ultrasound and imaging room
  • CD X-ray unit & radiography room
  • Sterile surgery
  • Prep-room and incubation unit
  • Separate cat, dog & isolation Wards
  • 3 vet consulting rooms and 1 nurse consulting room
  • Separate Dog and cat waiting rooms.
  • Upstairs kitchen and dining room
  • Overnight weekday care for our in-patients by our nursing team
  • Vet OOHs covered by Vets now.

Benefits package include:

• 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + birthday leave

• Relocation package available

• RCVS & VDS fees paid

• External CPD funded

• Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program

• Career progression opportunities

• Staff discount schemes

• Enhanced sickness pay

• Enhanced Equal Family leave for birth/adoption

• E-car salary sacrifice scheme

• Recruitment referral reward scheme

• Wellness program including:

- Employee assistance program

- Eyecare voucher scheme

- Free annual Flu jab

- Cycle to work scheme

About us

Brentknoll Veterinary Centre has a genuine family feel, with a new management team that are motivated and with a colleague-support focus.

Our fantastic team is dedicated, friendly, and always willing to go the extra mile for any client, patient or colleague!

We recognise and reward their hard work with treat days, often bringing in food and drink as a ‘thank you’ after a busy week. We also have regular meals out, board game and film nights.

We want you to be fulfilled in your career path and to enjoy coming to work.

We have regular practice meetings to update us on changes and improvements and we incorporate internal or external CPD in these sessions that our chosen by the staff. We encourage an open, learning experience, to bring out the best in each other, that ethos is spread throughout the whole team – clinical & non-clinical.

We are fortunate to have a large support network of skilled clinical staff at Brentknoll, including certificate holders in soft tissue, orthopaedics, cardiology, medicine and diagnostic imaging but also the support of local expert referral centres, as part of Linnaeus, always available to give free support and advice.

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 Programme which is available for everyone.

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