We are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join us at Spring Lodge Vet Group in Witham, Essex! The role involves a 40 hour week based on a 4 day week, within a rota system between 8 am - 8pm, varying shifts and clinic duties but branch continuity is prioritised. We are a host practice for Vets Now so no out of hours cover is required. We run an overlap service for emergencies only for our clients at weekends, from when we close on a Saturday at 2pm, to 6pm and on a Sunday from 8am to 6pm. This is based on a 1:10 rota. There is also a Saturday morning consult session, based on a 1:3/4 basis.
We have a fantastic friendly team of vets, nurses and support staff, with a wide range of interests, who all provide support whilst working within a busy clinic. We have excellent surgical and medical facilities at all our operating sites with separate dog and cat wards. All the usual kit that you would expect from a hospital standard clinic and can offer an interesting and varied caseload. We have 12 FTE vets, one of which is a certificate holder in surgery, 16 nurses, with a high proportion of RVN's, 2 of which are surgical nursing diploma holders. Plus 4 VCA's and dedicated receptionists on the team.
We require an experienced confident, enthusiastic vet, with previous sole charge experience and the ability to fully work up a full range of medical and surgical cases. You will have a clear focus on client communication and a desire to provide the best care possible for both patients and owners. Teamwork and excellence in clinical care should be high on your agenda.
Benefits (pro rata):
• 25 days 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
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.
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