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Leeds - Guiseley

Small Animal Vet White Cross Vets Bradford Rd, Guiseley, Leeds LS20 8NH, UK

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

Veterinary Surgeon required at White Cross Vets, Guiseley.

Job Description

The Role

The role will include providing high quality clinical care to all pets and an outstanding client experience, which helps to create and maintain an efficient clinic. To uphold and always adhere to the White Cross Vets Principles both within the clinic and when representing White Cross Vets externally. Mixture of surgery and consults each day, minimal sole charge. Must be happy with most aspects of general surgery, dentals and dental x-rays. Details of working days/hours are detailed below.

  • 4 weekdays (8:30am-7pm) 40 hours in total
  • A share of Saturday working (time in lieu for Saturday hours)
  • No OOH

About Us

Practices that truly look after their team members are hard to come by. That's where White Cross Vets stand out. Our super Guiseley team are looking for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join our small animal practice - check out the practice and meet the team here The practice is well equipped with dental radiography, digital X-ray, high quality ultrasound including cardiac capabilities, comprehensive in house haematology and biochemistry, digital urinalysis, ECG and tonovet. We have an ophthalmology certificate holder on site who takes referrals from other clinics, a medicine cert holder, and two other vets are currently studying for certificates in dentistry and diagnostic imaging. Our caseload is varied, with a medical bias. We have a fantastic and proactive nursing team, who run their own consults.

We’re a supportive and friendly team who (in non-covid times) have regular social meetings outside of work. During COVID we have still managed a few Zoom quiz nights! We are fortunate that the practice is in a lovely part of suburban Leeds: we have a well-established client base with a high number of insured pets which enables us to work up most cases thoroughly. SPVS Wellbeing Award Winners 2017 and 2018, Sunday Times Top 100 Company to Work For (6 years running!) As one of the top employers in the UK, we offer candidates an excellent package with the opportunity to enjoy a superb work/life balance.

Applicant requirements

We are looking for a highly motivated veterinary surgeon who can thrive in our high-quality practice. Confident and professional, you will be able to work with sole charge. You will relate to our core principles of quality, integrity, responsibility and growth, fitting seamlessly alongside our friendly practice teams as you work with team to provide a quality experience for pet owner and pets alike. • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in UK / Small Animal practice • RCVS registered • Strong communication skills • Ability to work well in a team • A passion to deliver great clinical quality and fantastic client service • Desire and passion to care for pets as if they are your own

Benefits (pro rata)

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • 5 days paid CPD leave
  • £1500 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
  • Extra day of holiday and a personalised gift on your birthday
  • Free preventative veterinary care for your pets
  • My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Five days to volunteer for a charity of your choice
  • Practice social events
  • Opportunity for career development
  • Contribution towards a Fitbit and weekly challenges
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension
  • CPD/training support
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Enhanced parental leave pay
  • Company sick pay
  • Employee opinion survey
  • Free uniform
  • 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 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. 

Job Ref: BH2283

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