Veterinary Surgeon required at Yorkshire Vets, Thornbury Hospital
We have an exciting opportunity for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our busy Hospital on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will work alongside our diverse and highly experience team to provide a high level of care for our patients. You’ll be required to take part in all aspects of first opinion practice, from routine operations and consultations. We offer a varied caseload of medicine and surgery. our excellent facilities have enabled us to host vets now in our building and so we have all the benefits of working in a hospital with no hours after 6pm, no Saturday afternoons and no Sundays!
We offer flexible working patterns that flex with you and your lifestyle. Whether you are looking to flex your rota hours to balance the school holidays, flex to navigate the school runs or just looking to strike that balance between home and work life. We can offer flexibility that actually works for you. A standard full time vet within our team generally works 40 hours per week, having said this, we’re more than happy to support different hours/ rotas, whether that’s full or part time depending on what works for you.
We have our own hospital facilities and 5 branch surgeries. Thornbury is a tier 3 RCVS accredited hospital and is an ISFM gold standard cat friendly practice. We are a nurse training practice. Our experienced team, including several certificate holders in ECC, ophthalmology and 2 in surgery and many of our nurses have advanced qualifications as well, allowing us to deal with a wide variety of both medical and surgical cases in house. We are close to Leeds and Bradford, if it is city life that interests you, and close to the Yorkshire Dales for those with outdoor passions. We are also based only a few miles away from Leeds Bradford Airport. We have 14 day vets, a dedicated admin team, 10 Veterinary Nurses. We have dental X-rays, separate soft tissue and orthopaedic theatres, the facilities for laparoscopic spays, ultrasound and endoscopy room and even an operating microscope. Thanks to our excellent facilities, we also host Vets Now during the nights.
- “One of the major benefits of working for Yorkshire Vets is it’s incredibly dedicated and caring team of vets, nurses and support staff. Since my very first day, I have been made to feel a welcomed part of the family and this supportive environment makes Yorkshire Vets a uniquely pleasant and enriching place to work. We all know that the veterinary industry can be extremely challenging at times but working with such a great team of people makes all the difference on those inevitable tough days. All of our surgeries are modern and well-equipped and patient care is always paramount. I can’t think of a better place to work… which is why I’m still here after 6 years and counting.” – Billie, Veterinary Surgeon.
We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from -Work life balance• 6.6 weeks annual leave (including bank holidays)• Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service• Your birthday as a paid day offWellbeing• Private medical insurance• Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay• Cycle to Work scheme• Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing• Non-accidental injury supportDevelopment• £1250 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro rata • Certificate support • Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy • Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider• All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding• All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund• Infection Prevention and Control Programme • Quality Improvement ProgrammeProfessional Memberships• BVA membership• VDS cover• RCVS fees Additional• Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers• Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer • Discounted staff pet care 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 BH10690 when you apply.
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Clinical Editor: Alasdair Hotston Moore MA VetMB CertSAC CertVR CertSAS FRCVS
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