Role: New Grad or Year 1 Qualified Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon
Location: Wrexham or Shotton
Hours: Permanent, Full time or Part time, hours to suit your lifestyle, No OOHs, weekends Saturday morning only
Salary: VERY Competitive, dependent on experience, £31-34k per annum.
ARE YOU A NEW GRAD LOOKING FOR A PRACTICE WITH LOTS OF SUPPORT?
QUALIFIED BUT LITTLE EXPERIENCE? NO PROBLEM – WE LOVE DEVELOPING AND OFFERING MENTORSHIP.
IT GETS BETTER… WE WILL ENSURE YOUR HOURS WORK AND FIT AROUND YOU!
Our client is a truly wonderful independent, owner run, first opinion practice, based in North East Wales/Chester border and have 3 branches approx 15/20 mins away from each other – Shotton (Deeside), Rhosrobin (Wrexham) and Penyffordd.
They are looking for a full time or part time qualified vet, to join a mature team of experienced Veterinary professionals. Each member of practice team has an area of expertise from Orthopaedics, cardiology, ultrasonography, soft tissue surgery, feline medicine, and ophthalmology – just to name a few, and they passionately encourage all Vets to develop their own interests too. The team consists of 8 vets, 6 RVNs and a number of SVNs. A friendly, supportive environment, where team work is essential to help provide the best care for our clients and patients.
The ideal candidate will be willing to help and support the team, understand case continuity for both clients and for the love of their own job satisfaction. You will need to be willing to help and support with case work ups, be a strong team player and want to learn and be mentored by our team of experts.
This role will include an even split of consults and surgery, therefore you need to be able and comfortable with both elements.
The Hours – They offer flexible working patterns, because they understand the important of being happy at work and home, and creating a good work life balance is key to this. Full time hours, usually 40 hours per week, 2 in 5 Saturday until 1pm, across a 4-day week, including set day off every week agreed. A typical full working day is 8:30am-7pm.
The practice also ensures, this role commits to 15-minute appointments/consultations, scheduled breaks, and set lunch hours – we do not believe in working through lunch, or working late -less totally unavoidable obviously, which is very very rare
We really value our nursing teams skills and rely on them for excellent inpatient care as well as valuing their support in client education through our proactive nurse clinics and client evenings.
- 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 of working for this successful and well-respected practice are:
- 5 weeks paid holiday (plus all bank holidays)
- Family feel work environment
- No OOH
- CPD allowance
- Good work life balance
- RCVS & BSAVA Memberships paid
- Discounted veterinary fees for own pets
- CPD/training support
- Annual pay reviews
- Social events
- Career progression opportunities
- Free flu jabs
About the practice:
Fiercely independent, 3 branch practice located near beautiful Welsh rivers, mountains & countryside. Including some lovely characterful villages. If you are looking for more night life and city living the Historical City of Chester in on the doorstep, as well as Liverpool and Manchester in easy reach away. The sea can also be reached in 40 minutes, for those that like the odd Beach Day! Centrally located, in a beautiful part of the country. 40 minutes for good airport links in neighbouring cities.
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