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Small Animal Vet Swift Referrals Wetherby LS23 7GA, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Posted on: 19 Feb 2021

Veterinary Surgeon required at Swift Referrals, Wetherby.

Job Description

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Veterinary Surgeon to join us at Swift Referrals. This is a role working alongside experienced, specialist led, referral clinicians, to help facilitate excellent client and patient care. This would suit a clinician looking to develop their skills and experience in a busy referral hospital. Duties would include scrubbing into surgery, helping our medical team work up patients, care of hospital patients, client communication-updating owners and the discharge of patients. Some out of hours cover for nights and weekends on a rota will be required (there are night Vets and there would always be a Referral Clinician in support for out of hours cases). Performing advanced imaging-MRI and CT and the triage of emergency cases would also form part of the role. There would also be an excellent opportunity for primary case responsibility in our new Emergency and Critical Care centre opening June 2021. Details of working hours and rota detailed below.

  • 4 days per week (10-hour shifts)
  • 1:6 weekends
  • 1 evening on call per week

About Us

Swift Referrals boasts a dynamic, loyal and supportive team of 55 staff in North Yorkshire. The hospital has fantastic equipment available including 1.5T Siemens MRI scanner, 128 Slice GE CT scanner, doppler ultrasound, endoscopy, arthroscopy and state-of-the-art operating theatres in a supportive hospital environment.

Applicant Requirements

To be considered for this role you will need to have a RCVS Registration and previous small animal medical and routine surgical experience preferred, but not essential. Excellent communication skills supporting the Referral Clinicians and Veterinary Team and a team player who is dedicated to providing a high-quality service and care.


  • 5 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
  • 5 days paid CPD leave
  • £1250 CPD Allowance per annum
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • VDS Membership paid
  • BVA Membership paid
  • Service based holiday entitlement increases
  • VDS cover
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
  • Enhanced paternity pay
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension
  • CPD/training support
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Company sick pay
  • Employee opinion survey
  • Free uniform in a number of roles
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Social events
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Academy & Leadership courses
  • Focus on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free flu jabs

As a BAME and LGBT+ 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.

Job Ref: BH2538

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