Locum Veterinary Surgeon

Our client – an INDEPENDENT practice in Cheshire – is looking for a locum vet for the dates below:

Start date: ASAP

End date: Ongoing

Hours: 4 days per week, 8am-5pm, 9am-6pm, 10.30am-7.30pm

Weekends: 1:4 – Saturday 8.30am – 4.30pm – Sunday 9am – 1pm

OOH: None

Sole charge: Some

Branch work: None

Accommodation: available on site

Salary: £450+

Pay method: Ltd Co, Sole Trader, Umbrella

Job Ref: 631

Published: April 2022

To apply, or to find out about more opportunities in your area, please contact catherine@vetfinders.co.uk

Mixed Veterinary Surgeon

Role: Mixed Animal Veterinary Surgeon (with some equine)

Location: Broughton in Furness, Cumbria

Hours: Permanent, Full time, 4 or 4.5 days per week depending on workload/holidays etc, 1 in 3 weekends rota,   on call rota shared equally between 6 with a first and second on call

Salary: VERY Competitive, dependent on experience, £32-50k per annum.

 

LOOKING FOR A MIXED VET ROLE IN THE STUNNING LAKE DISTRICT?

SURROUND YOURSELF IN THE BEAUTY OF CUMBRIA AT THIS WONDERFUL INDEPENDENT PRACTICE!

AS A MIXED VET, YOU WILL ENJOY 50% SMALL ANIMAL, 50% LARGE WITH A LITTLE BIT OF EQUINE THROWN IN TOO!

The Role:

This is a full time Veterinary Surgeon position, including a 1 in 3 weekend rota . The practice is able to offer a flexible rota for applicants that are looking for a good work life balance.

Ideally candidates will  have a minimum of two years’ experience but all qualified applications will be considered, as new graduates would be supported well.

This role is a varied role with a good split between small animal, large animal and some equine work included. You will be both experienced in both surgical and medical cases, consults and surgery evenly split.  The farms are family run and include both dairy and beef farms as well as sheep, with a few pigs, goats and alpacas

 

Clinical freedom is given to deal with cases but there is always support with the opportunity to discuss things with a colleague. The team is very supportive and experienced, you will be working alongside the practice owners.

 

Must haves:

  • RCVS registered and qualified
  • Possess the right to work in the UK
  • Excellent communication skills and be a team player
  • Driving licence required for patient visits and on call
  • Set personal high standards in patient care and customer services
  • The ability to want to grow and develop, personal development

Benefits package:

Benefits of working for this successful and well-respected practice are:

  • Competitive Salary, dependent on experience
  • Further support such as a generous CPD budget and encouragement for further qualifications if desired
  • 4 weeks holiday plus 5 days and share of bank holidays
  • Staff discounts
  • Pension
  • Accommodation or allowance will be provided
  • Company car available if required

About the practice:

Based in Broughton-in-Furness, Cumbria, this practice stands within the lake district and all its beauty. Ideally situated for hiking, fell walking the coastal areas in the region.

This practice is a proud, independent, mixed, first opinion, practice, (one of the few independent practices in the locality).  Well-respected and successfully established within the local area region. Currently run by two working owners, one due to semi-retire therefore the reason for the vacancy.

The practice is looking for a team player, who is hard working, and will work together with the team to deliver outstanding care to patients and clients, with a personal, honest and sympathetic approach. The current team includes 6 VETS and a supportive reception team.

The practice is well equipped with modern toys, including; Digital x ray, ultrasound scanners, in house blood analyser.

The practice values all the team and strive to provide both a good work life balance and real job satisfaction.

Interested?

To apply for this vacancy or request more information please send your CV in application to VetFinders.

Please Note: When it come to your privacy, at VetFinders – we take it seriously.  All you need to know is that when you apply, we will process your details with the utmost care, we pass on your application for the clients review for the vacancy you have applied for only. We may contact you via telephone/text/email in regard to the vacancy, but your data is held and processed in accordance of your application for the vacancy, in terms of recruitment fulfilment.

If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first, just let us know the job reference, Thanks.

Veterinary Surgeon

Role: Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

Location: Sandiway, Cheshire

Hours: Permanent, Full time, 4 days per week, 1 in 8 rota

Salary: VERY Competitive, dependent on experience, from £32-£70k per annum.

 

CHESHIRE IS CALLING ALL VETERINARY SURGEONS, REMARKABLE INDEPENDENT PRACTICE NOW HIRING….

Are you a VETERINARY SURGEON and looking to work for a truly independent and successful practice?

VetFinders are currently recruiting for a wonderfully independent practice with a hospital in Sandiway, Cheshire and a standalone practice in Winnington, Cheshire.

The Role:

This is a full time Veterinary Surgeon position, including a 1 in 8 rota  with a half day either side of a week night on call, a half day either side of a weekend on call, a set day off each week and the Friday after a weekend on call off too. There is the option to split weekends if preferred – either Friday night or a Sat/Sun is worked rather than a full weekend in one go or even Friday night/Sunday  worked with Saturday covered separately. They are open to discussion with individual candidates about which approach would suit their work/life balance best.

Ideally candidates will  have a minimum of two years’ experience but all qualified applications will be considered.

With a large and varied range of both surgical and medical cases, prospective candidates will be able to consult and operate in a very supportive environment with all the expected facilities.

 

Within this role you will be given a good degree of clinical freedom to deal with cases but there is always the opportunity to discuss things with a colleague. Support is available from the Veterinary team. Our nursing team also provide a huge support network to all Veterinary Surgeons and they truly care for patients, all are proactive and motivated to provide a high quality, first opinion service.

 

Benefits package:

Benefits of working for this successful and well-respected practice are:

  • Competitive Salary, dependent on experience
  • Further support such as a generous CPD budget and encouragement for further qualifications if desired
  • 7 weeks holiday including bank holidays
  • OOH bonus for calls seen
  • Staff discounts
  • Pension
  • Accommodation offered for on call (if preferred)

About the practice:

This practice is an independent RCVS accredited small animal hospital, nurse training practice and gold cat friendly clinic which strives to provide the highest standards of first opinion care for all patients and clients.  They are proud to provide 24hr emergency cover. 

In addition this practice boasts a second site in nearby Winnington Village – a brand-new purpose-built standalone practice. Here they provide the same standard of care, with only overnight inpatient care and the emergency service being transferred to their hospital.

Currently the practice has nine vets with Advanced Practitioners in Anaesthesia, ECC and Medicine, a very strong nursing team of dedicated professionals that offer support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and also a fully supporting front of house team, all experienced and dedicated.

Visiting Specialist vets in Orthopaedics, Soft Tissue Surgery, Cardiology and Diagnostic Imaging also attend the practice, allowing provision of fantastic standards of care to all patients and the opportunity to care for interesting and challenging cases.

The practice values all the team and strive to provide both a good work life balance and real job satisfaction.

Must haves:

  • Enthusiasm, competence and confidence in your own ability
  • Conscientious attitude to work
  • Team player keen to develop your own skills as well as those of others
  • Exceptional client and pet care, empathy and good communication skills

 

Interested?

To apply for this vacancy or request more information please send your CV in application to VetFinders.

Please Note: When it come to your privacy, at VetFinders – we take it seriously.  All you need to know is that when you apply, we will process your details with the utmost care, we pass on your application for the clients review for the vacancy you have applied for only. We may contact you via telephone/text/email in regard to the vacancy, but your data is held and processed in accordance of your application for the vacancy, in terms of recruitment fulfilment.

If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first, just let us know the job reference, Thanks.

Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

Role: Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

Location: Ormskirk, Lancashire

Hours: Permanent,  40 hour working week over. Full time, 1 in 4 weekends, (OOH = One evening per week from 6pm, you are then off for the full day following, which equates to 4 days per week).  If you work the weekend, you receive the time off in lieu.

Salary: Competitive, depending on experience up to 50K per annum

 

 

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR AN INDEPENDENT PRACTICE THAT HAS NO INTENTION OF EVER GOING CORPORATE?

 

VetFinders are proud to be the recruitment partner for this remarkable, independent practice and hospital in Ormskirk.

They are looking for a Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon, with immediate effect. This is a fantastic opportunity for 2 years + qualified Vet, that is looking to step up and join a dedicated team of veterinary professionals, with an ever-increasing general practice work load, mixture of consults and surgery.

 

Benefits package:

Benefits of working for this successful and well-respected practice are:

  • If OOH duties are undertaken you will be rewarded with the following day off.
  • 20 days paid holiday, plus bank holidays (if worked back in lieu)
  • Salary discussed at interview, very competitive rates aligned with industry standard and skill dependent
  • On site accommodation is available
  • Uniform, scrubs and theatre shoes provided
  • £20 shoe allowance provided
  • RCVS Membership and VDS cover is provided
  • Staff discounts on own patient care
  • CPD is encouraged and allowances are given based on individual needs

 

About the practice:

 

This independent, family-run business is a truly wonderful practice, it has no intentions of ever going corporate.

Located in Ormskirk, Lancashire, a market town, with great commuter links to Liverpool, St Helens and Preston. 

 

The practice is a modern, fast paced, forward thinking, established practice/hospital with an excellent reputation within the community. It focuses on development and boasts excellent facilities and a great team environment.  They deliver the care that their clients want, day and night, 365 days a year. Their dedication to animal welfare is second to none, with each member of the team holding strong traditional values and an attitude that has allowed the practice to flourish in providing reputable veterinary care throughout the North West for the last 28 years. Always keeping true to their core values.

 

The practice is looking for a team player, who believes communication and trust is very important for owners and therefore will endeavour to excel in this respect. A caring and supportive, place of work, with no corporate pressures, allowing and maintaining animal welfare in an ethical environment every time.

 

This practice has a very loyal workforce and open positions do not come around very often; it is a stable team with low turnover. This role is available through growth of the practice and client demand.

 

The practice is very flexible, they understand the importance of a work life balance, therefore all applications welcomed. Part time, ideally is a 2–3-day week, whilst full time hours is a 4-day week which includes an OOH shift.

 

As a 5-site practice, including the hospital. You will be required to work any one of the locations when permitted.

 

The Role:

 

Dedication to maintenance of animal welfare must be your main priority. We are looking for a compassionate and enthusiastic, Veterinary Surgeon committed to providing high standards of patient care to join this independent, family run team. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience, this is not essential, but preferred. The practice would consider applications from all levels of experience. All suitable applications will need to be able to ‘jump’ straight in and hit the ground running and should be able to work independently.

 

This role is being offered on a permanent basis at 4 days per week, which includes one evening on call from 6pm, you are then off for the full day following which equates to 4 days per week and 1 in 4 Saturday’s 9.00am- 6.00pm The working day starts at 9:00am and finishes at 6pm. On call starts from 6pm when the emergency phones switch over to you, on rota. Saturday consults 9.00am-12.30pm, you are then on call until 6pm.

 

With a large and varied range of both surgical and medical cases, prospective candidates will be able to consult and operate in a very supportive environment with all the expected facilities, which include, all the usual toys plus, a hydrotherapy pool, acupuncture and laser service

 

Within this role you will be given a good degree of clinical freedom to deal with cases but there is always the opportunity to discuss things with a colleague. Support is available from the team.

 

Clinically the ideal candidate will be competent in:

  • Consulting every 10 minutes
  • Comfortable in managing medical cases both as inpatients and outpatients
  • Induce, maintain and monitor anaesthesia
  • Spay and castrate of both dogs and cats
  • Obtain diagnostic radiographic images
  • Perform ECG
  • Obtain and run biochemistry and haematology
  • Perform Urinalysis
  • Perform skin scrapes
  • Confident and competent in your RCVS Day One Competencies

 

 

Must haves:

  • RCVS registered and qualified
  • Possess the right to work in the UK
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Be a team player

Interested?

To apply for this vacancy or request more information please send your CV in application to VetFinders.

Refer a friend, family member or colleague for £250

Maybe this role is not suitable for yourself but you know Veterinary professional that is! If you are interested in helping them find their dream job by referring them to VetFinders. We would be very grateful and as a little 'thank you' from us, you will receive £250 for every referral that is successfully placed into a new role. Please contact us for more information.

Please Note: When it come to your privacy, at VetFinders – we take it seriously.

All you need to know is that when you apply, we will process your details with the utmost care, we pass on your application for the clients review for the vacancy you have applied for only. We may contact you via telephone/text/email in regards to the vacancy, but your data is held and processed in accordance of your application for the vacancy, in terms of recruitment fulfilment.

If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first, just let us know the job reference, Thanks and Good luck, VetFinders.

Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

BREAKING NEWS….  #TEAMPAWSOME ARE RECRUITING FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING TEAM….

 

  • Are you an AMAZING vet?!
  • Do you think your AMAZINGNESS potential has not been fulfilled?
  • Do you dream of working with an AMAZING team in an AMAZING practice?

If you answered YES to any or all of these or you know an AMAZING person whose light is hidden under a bushel then we want to hear from you.

UNLEASH YOUR FULL POTENTIAL TODAY!

SUPPORT and DEVELOPMENT is offered in abundance!

FUN and OUTSTANDING SERVICE comes as standard!

If this has piqued an interest the boring bits are below….

Role: Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

Location: Formby, Merseyside

Hours: Permanent, 4 – day week, 1 in 4 Saturday mornings! No OOHs

Salary: Competitive, depending on experience up to 50K per annum

 

VetFinders are proud to be the recruitment partner for this wonderful membership only practice in Formby, Merseyside.

They are looking for a Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon, with immediate effect. This is a fantastic opportunity for 2 years + qualified Vet, that is looking to step up and join a dedicated team of veterinary professionals, with a mixture of consults and surgery. As a membership only practice, they like to keep the books at a manageable level and with consults included in their health plan, they can see their patients and clients back as many times as needed.

 

Benefits package:

Benefits of working for this successful and well-respected practice are:

· 5 weeks holiday

· VDS cover and RCVS fees are provided.

· Salary will be competitive, and based on experience

  • Clinical toys
  • CPD allowance
  • Clinical freedom
  • Purpose built practice

 

About the practice:

 

This independent is a truly wonderful practice, located on the Sand dunes of the North West Coast, close to the vibrant, cultural city of Liverpool.

 

The practice is a forward thinking, established practice with an excellent reputation within the community. It focuses on development and boasts excellent facilities and a great team environment.  They believe in a customer centric approach to Vet medicine and keep their active client numbers small so that they can give everyone the care and attention they need. This is echoed in their loyal client base.

 

The practice is looking for a team player, who has the same beliefs as the rest of the team –  to give the best veterinary care coupled with the best customer care and to have fun doing it. They are looking for a likeminded, forward-thinking Vet who will fit into their AMAZING #TeamPawsome. Every individual member of the team has the autonomy to make decisions and run the practice for the benefit of the team and their lovely clients. Not many practices can say the same. Investment in development and progression is very much delivered by this practice. They are always looking to continuously improve and everyone contributes ideas to the ongoing development of the practice.

The practice is very flexible, they understand the importance of a work life balance, therefore all applications welcomed of all levels, as well as part time/ flexible working applications.

 

The practice also offers:

  • Minimum 20-minute consults
  • Beautiful surrounding, with the city and the beach on your doorstep
  • Friendly, experienced and hard-working team
  • A practice that really invests in its people
  • Offering job satisfaction and an excellent work life balance as standard
  • Lots of cakes, treats, Prosecco or other sparkling alternatives….

 

The Role:

We are looking for a compassionate and enthusiastic, Veterinary Surgeon committed to providing high standards of patient care.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience. The practice would consider applications from all levels of experience. It is about the right personality fit for the team that is important, the rest can be taught! Lots of support and development on offer from this amazing team.

 

This role is being offered on a permanent basis. Full time hours would be 4 days per week, no OOHs and 1 in 4 Saturday mornings, though part-time positions and flexible working are equally considered, don’t be shy in finding out if you can be accommodated.

 

Prospective candidates will be able to consult and operate in a very supportive environment with all the expected facilities. Including, Digital x-ray, ultrasound, dental x-ray, K-laser, in-house lab, larposcopic spays, excellent RVNs and the occasional trainee.

 

Within this role you will be given a good degree of clinical freedom to deal with cases but there is always the opportunity to discuss things with a colleague they love a good natter about cases and support is available from the team at all times.

 

Within the role the practice wants you to :

  • be the best vet you can be
  • value being part of a team that works and supports each other
  • value being part of an independent , membership only practice with team and clients at its heart
  • love having fun in your job
  • love being EXCELLENT at what you do.

 

Enquire today for more information, life is too short to be in a job you are not happy with! Change today!

 

Interested?

To apply for this vacancy or request more information please send your CV in application to VetFinders.

Refer a friend, family member or colleague for £250

Maybe this role is not suitable for yourself but you know Veterinary professional that is! If you are interested in helping them find their dream job by referring them to VetFinders. We would be very grateful and as a little 'thank you' from us, you will receive £250 for every referral that is successfully placed into a new role. Please contact us for more information.

Please Note: When it come to your privacy, at VetFinders – we take it seriously.

All you need to know is that when you apply, we will process your details with the utmost care, we pass on your application for the clients review for the vacancy you have applied for only. We may contact you via telephone/text/email in regards to the vacancy, but your data is held and processed in accordance of your application for the vacancy, in terms of recruitment fulfilment.

If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first, just let us know the job reference, Thanks and Good luck, VetFinders.

Veterinary Surgeon- Canine Only

ARE YOU A VETERINARY SURGEON LOOKING TO DIVERSIFY?

 

DO HAVE AN INTEREST IN CANINE FERTILITY?

 

DO YOU HAVE VISIONS OF CREATING A PRACTICE FROM GRASS ROOTS, UPWARDS?

 

DO YOU WANT TO BE PART OF SOMETHING NEW AND EXCITING?

 

VetFinders are recruiting on behalf of a leading Canine Services business in Staffordshire. They are an established business, fully registered, top end Breeder organisation, who are well known and respected in their field, even helping some Crufts Champions along the way. Through expansion they are now looking to recruit a Full time Vet, to work alongside them, as they grow and expand further.

 

Role: Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

Location: Newcastle-Under-Lymm, Staffordshire

Hours: Permanent, Mon -Fri 10am-5pm, Occasional Saturday mornings as required, No OOHs

Salary: Competitive, depending on experience up to 50K per annum

 

Benefits package:

  • 5 weeks annual leave per annum (Excluding bank holidays)
  • CPD allowance
  • Competitive salary
  • Purpose built practice
  • Discount off retail

 

About the Business:

 

This independent, family run business has been running successfully for 5 years. They have made a reputable name for themselves in the market place and have a number of Champion Breeders that travel countrywide for their excellent, expertise and professionalism. Specialising in Canine fertility, they offer Cryogenic storage of semen, artificial insemination, and pregnancy scanning, as well as a retail facility of related products.

 

Located in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire they are centrally based to work with clients across the UK. With a loyal client base their need for a full time Vet, has increased. This role will be a sole role, with expanding the team into a practice location projected within the next 2 years.

 

The practice is looking for a team player, who has the same beliefs as the rest of the team –  they only work with professional Breeders and ensure high standards of care are met at every step. The owner is a council registered breeder and has been for 9 years. If they find that anyone is using breeding in a negative way, they do not stand for this or condone behaviour such as ‘puppy farming’, in what they do, morally and professionally.

The practice is very flexible, they understand the importance of a work life balance, therefore all applications welcomed of all levels, as well as part time applications.

 

The Role:

 

We are looking for a compassionate and enthusiastic, Veterinary Surgeon committed to providing high standards of client care. This role will have no surgery within the role, immediately, as the business grows and expands this may become something that is then developed.

 

The role will consist of duties that include but not exclusive, such as:

  • Microchipping
  • Vaccinations
  • Blood Sampling
  • Worming /flea treatment
  • Cherry eye removal
  • Health checks
  • Fertility

 

As a Vet working for this business, you will have complete autonomy within the role, you will be given the opportunity to develop the role into your own and increase responsibilities accordingly. Your opinions and view will be valued.

 

This role is being offered on a permanent basis at 5 days per week, 10am – 5pm, no OOHs and occasional Saturday mornings. There is flexibility in both hours and days, to suit the individual. Happy to work around school and/or other general commitments. Work / life balance is important.  

 

Enquire today for more information, life is too short to be in a job you are not happy with! Change today!

 

Benefits package:

  • 5 weeks annual leave per annum (Excluding bank holidays)
  • CPD allowance
  • Competitive salary
  • Purpose built practice
  • Discount off retail

 

Interested?

To apply for this vacancy or request more information please send your CV in application to VetFinders.

Refer a friend, family member or colleague for £250

Maybe this role is not suitable for yourself but you know Veterinary professional that is! If you are interested in helping them find their dream job by referring them to VetFinders. We would be very grateful and as a little 'thank you' from us, you will receive £250 for every referral that is successfully placed into a new role. Please contact us for more information.

Please Note: When it come to your privacy, at VetFinders – we take it seriously.

All you need to know is that when you apply, we will process your details with the utmost care, we pass on your application for the clients review for the vacancy you have applied for only. We may contact you via telephone/text/email in regards to the vacancy, but your data is held and processed in accordance of your application for the vacancy, in terms of recruitment fulfilment.

If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first, just let us know the job reference, Thanks and Good luck, VetFinders.

Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

Role: 100% Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

Location: Dalston Cumbria

Hours: Permanent, 4.5 days per week, 1 in 5 weekends, 1 in 6 nights on call

Salary: Competitive, depending on experience -£35-50k per annum, open dependent on experience and skill level

 

VetFinders are proud to be working in partnership with a leading independent practice in the beautiful Lake District of Cumbria. They are actively recruiting for a Small Animal Veterinary surgeon to join their growing, wonderful supportive team with immediate effect.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Vet to be part of that growth.  Ideally the candidate will have a minimum of 1 years’ experience, although all levels of experience will be considered.

 

Benefits package:

Benefits of working for this successful and well-respected practice are:

  • Competitive salary DOE
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • CPD Paid
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional memberships
  • Indemnity insurance

 

About the practice:

The practice has been established for over 90 years and were a founder member of XLVets and remain active within that community with all the collaborative opportunities that brings. A proudly independent practice that actively encourages and support their employees to live by the practice vision and values with a positive approach to teamwork as well as supporting their personal development to achieve clinical and business excellence.   

The practice is a well-respected and successfully established within the local area region. 

 

The team consists currently of 10 Vets, 6 RVNs and a wider experienced team, lots of experience to learn from and ask for advice.

 

The practice is looking for a team player, who believes communication and trust is very important for owners and therefore will endeavour to excel in this respect.

 

The practice is very flexible, they understand the importance of a work life balance, therefore all applications welcomed.

 

The practice also offers:

  • Minimum 15 minute consults
  • Beautiful surrounding, in a highly refurbished practice
  • Friendly, experienced and hard-working team
  • A practice that really invests in its people
  • Offering job satisfaction and an excellent work life balance as standard
  • Plenty of rewards on offer for going above and beyond and setting consistent high standards.
  • There is the opportunity to develop diverse skills for example working on sustainability, becoming a mentor or assisting in student training via IMR

 

The Role:

We are looking for a compassionate and enthusiastic, Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon committed to providing high standards of patient care. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1 years’ experience, this is not essential, but preferred.

 

Work life balance is important to this practice, and as such the hours, you want to work is negotiable, ideally, they require someone who can work 42.5 hours per week however, they would be happy to receive applications from part time applications also.

 

There is a good split between consults and surgery, therefore we are looking for a surgeon that is comfortable and able to do both. However, there is also the opportunity for a Consults only Vet, if this is something that you would be interested in finding out more about.

 

This role is very much a team player position, and they have not had anyone leave the team in the last 9 years, therefore this speaks volumes in terms of it being a happy work place and supportive team. The position comes through pure growth.

 

Must haves:

  • RCVS registered and qualified
  • Possess the right to work in the UK
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Be a team player
  • Set personal high standards in patient care and customer services
  • The ability to want to grow and develop, personal development

Interested?

To apply for this vacancy or request more information please send your CV to lucy@vetfinders.co.uk

Refer a friend, family member or colleague for £250

Maybe this role is not suitable for yourself but you know Veterinary professional that is! If you are interested in helping them find their dream job by referring them to VetFinders. We would be very grateful and as a little 'thank you' from us, you will receive £250 for every referral that is successfully placed into a new role. Please contact us for more information.

Please Note: When it come to your privacy, at VetFinders – we take it seriously.

All you need to know is that when you apply, we will process your details with the utmost care, we pass on your application for the clients review for the vacancy you have applied for only. We may contact you via telephone/text/email in regards to the vacancy, but your data is held and processed in= accordance of your application for the vacancy, in terms of recruitment fulfilment.

If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first, just let us know the job reference, Thanks and Good luck, VetFinders.

Experienced Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

Role: Experienced Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

Location: Colne, Lancashire

Hours: Permanent, Full Time, weekend rota 1.5 in 8, in house on call, 3-, 4- and 5-days working week on 8-week rota (less hours will be considered to give you your optimum work life balance)

Salary: Competitive, depending on experience £36-55k per annum, pro rata.

 

Would you like to work for a multi award winning, well establish practice in Lancashire?

 

VetFinders are proud to support and act as the recruitment partner to this wonderfully and successful practice. This mixed practice seeks an experienced Small Animal vet with ideally 1 year plus experience – all levels will be considered.

 

The Role:                  

We are looking for a compassionate and enthusiastic, Veterinary Surgeon committed to providing high standards of patient and client care. This is a permanent, full-time position, flexibility for work life balance is supported.

 

  • Working in 100% small animal
  • Continuity of care is really important to the practice
  • Established base of very loyal clients to build on, with well established practice, offering job security
  • 15 Minute consults
  • Scope to follow your own interests, study for certificate encouraged and supported
  • First opinion practice providing a good variety of consults and surgeries
  • Sole charge will be required; hence an experienced vet is preferable.

In House on Call Rota:

The loyal clients appreciate the in-house out of hours service but the practice ensures on call is kept to a minimum and vets have the following 24 hours off after being on call. Accommodation is available onsite, if preferred.  

All on call working is supported by an RVN, who is onsite and working all night.

Providing in-house OOH care not only gives our clients a better service, but also increases case exposure to our vets. Thus allowing them to build experience and confidence in dealing with emergency and critical care patients.

  • Week-end OOH rota is approximately 1.5 in 8 with generous time off in-lieu given:

On-call Friday / Work Saturday morning only / Sunday on call

(Monday & Tuesday off in-lieu)

On-call Saturday

(With a Friday off in-lieu)

Followed by 6 week-ends off

  • On call  1 night every other week with the following day off
  • The rota is on a continuous 8-week cycle allowing you to plan your life ahead. We have an OOH telephone answering service so you will not be taking calls directly. Recent graduates will be given veterinary back-up OOH. There is CCTV so you can remotely keep an eye on inpatients.
  • For those who prefer to stay at the practice / live further than a 20 min drive to work, there is a lovely, comfortable on call flat.
  • Full time vets involved in the out of hour’s service do work a variation of 3-, 4- and 5-day weeks throughout the 8-week rolling rota.

Benefits package:

Benefits of working for this successful and well-respected practice are:

  • Competitive salary dependent on experience
  • Generous CPD allowance and certificates are encouraged.
  • 33 days of per annum increasing by 1 day every 3 years until you have 38 days holiday per annum pro rata and including bank holidays
  • You will be enrolled on to Westfield Healthcare which is a cash back plan and contributes to dentist, opticians, physio and much more.
  • You will have access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • You can join our corporate gym membership for only £22.50 a month
  • Pets are treated at cost (within reason)
  • For those of you who love to travel / wish to spend extra time with the family, we offer a holiday buy back so you could have some extra weeks holidays off.

 

About the practice:         

This award-winning practice was established in 1911 at their current site in Colne in Lancashire.

They are mixed first opinion practice, running a Farm and Equine Department and Companion Animal Department totally separately. The practice has 3 clinical directors and 78 loyal, professional and hardworking staff. The team is expanding as the work load has grown significantly.

  • With 3 Companion Animal surgeries in Colne, Barnoldswick and Burnley. You will only work between 2 surgeries to help maintain case continuity.
  • You will enjoy the support of a well experienced team of excellent and dedicated vets, nurses and receptionists.
  • Cat friendly practice
  • New graduate Development program
  • RCVS Accredited and a Nurse training centre
  • Supportive environment to grow and develop
  • The practice has won various awards: including employer of the year award, the head nurse has won nurse trainer of the year, they have been highly commended in the SPVS wellbeing awards and have won a BVH awards for their innovative restoration of a period property
  • Recently become a member of the Vetpartners group which offers extended support and benefits – there are no sales targets to achieve

Facilities and Equipment:

The main site has undergone extensive refurbishments, with state-of-the-art equipment in beautiful surroundings.

These facilities allow for good case work up and include a state-of-the-art DR digital x-ray machine with cloud-based image storage, ECG, flexible endoscope, ultrasound scanner, tonometer, infusion pumps and a well-equipped lab including an electrolyte analyser.

Must haves:

  • RCVS registered and qualified
  • Possess the right to work in the UK
  • Good communication skills
  • Enthusiasm, competence and confidence in your own ability
  • Team player keen to develop your own skills as well as those of others

 

Interested?

To apply for this vacancy or request more information please send your CV in application to VetFinders.

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Animal Care Assistant

Role: Animal Care Assistant

Location: Burnley, Lancashire

Hours: Permanent, 40 hours a week, to include some weekend working.

Hourly rate: £9.50

Our client is an independent veterinary surgery in Burnley, Lancashire. Through expansion of the practice and the increase in patient case load, the addition of a further Animal Care Assistant is required.

Do you love animals, and like to care for them? Do you want to work in an animal focused environment? Come and Join our team of dedicated Veterinary Professionals.

About the practice:

With over 12 months under their belt in practice in Burnley, the main thing you need to know about the practice is that the hunger they have to be the best in the area. To provide the highest standards of customer service and care for its owners and their pets at an affordable price. Therefore, the person joining the team needs to also believe in the practice’s aim and vision.

The Role:

As an Animal Care Assistant you are an integral part of the team in practice, to support and ensure high clinical standards are met.

Duties include:

  • maintaining kennels and feeding animals
  • Animal Handling and behaviour
  • Assisting Nursing staff with patient care
  • Ensuring cleaning protocols are adhered to
  • The preparation of medical equipment
  • Stock checks
  • Reception cover
  • General Cleaning

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Flexible in approach
  • Willing to provide cover for colleagues where necessary
  • Trustworthy

The person needs to be hard working, have a strong work ethic and be a good team player, the practice is a lively and engaging place to work, therefore an engaging and flexible approach is required.

Benefits package:

Benefits of working for this successful and well-respected practice are:

· Competitive salary

· 4 weeks paid holiday plus bank holidays

Interested?

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Veterinary Surgeon

Job Type:             Veterinary Surgeons x2

Salary:                  £35,000 to £55,000 DOE

Hours:                   Full time (part time considered)                         

Location:             Stockport – Manchester

 

Our client is looking for 2 Veterinary Surgeons to join their growing practice, will consider full or part time. A friendly and experienced team of 10 vets [2 JVPS], 12 RVNs [1 JVP], 1 practice manager [JVP] and 17 support staff. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated. You must have good communication skills and be confident in client facing consults as patient and client care must be a priority. You should have good general surgical and medical skills. You will need to be confident with all routine surgeries and first opinion consults; certificate holders also encouraged to join the team. This is an enthusiastic team with encouragement to work up all cases to a high level with support from colleagues when needed. The luxury of always having 6 vets per day to discuss cases. No sole charge at all. They also have junior vets within the team and encourage mentoring and support.

Full time – 40 hours per week (part time considered)

No OOH

Flexible rota

No sole charge

 

Benefits:

Funded CPD including certificates
• Membership fees paid for [VDS/ RCVS/BVA]
• 6.6 weeks holiday pro rata including bank holidays.

 

*****COVID 19 PROTOCOLS ARE IN PLACE WITHIN THE PRACTICE*******

The practice has all the equipment of a first opinion modern practice including digital x-ray, ultrasound, multiparameter, blood pressure machine. [endoscopy and diathermy planned post expansion]

 

Conveniently situated close to fantastic transport links from all directions.

 

If interested in joining this friendly team please apply now.

 

Vetfinders donate a minimum of 25% of all our profits back to animal & children’s charities.

To see exactly where this money goes visit www.vetfinders.co.uk/index.php/charity

 

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