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Veterinary Surgeon Required At Hook Vets In Hook, Hampshire

3 months ago

Hook Vets

Claire Challinor

Hook, Hampshire, United Kingdom

We understand the importance of work-life balance and the current pressure of our profession and so we have created a veterinary practice that promotes flexible working and looking after every member of our team. We are now looking for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join our 6 full time equivalent vet team. This is a varied role including consulting and operating in our designated theatre. We are looking for someone to work 30 hours a week and a share of the Saturday morning rota (1 in 3). No OOH. Our clinical director is very open to discussing suitable hours for the right candidate and having many working parents in the clinic we can understand the need to provide flexibility.

Hook Veterinary Centre is a single site, spacious, newly refurbished small animal practice in the heart of Hampshire. We are a nurse training practice, silver ISFM accredited and part of the practice standards scheme. We are well equipped with a range of diagnostic equipment including full in-house lab, ultrasound, digital x-ray, dental x-ray and K-laser. We have a varied case load worked up to a high standard and treated by the experienced team including visiting soft tissue/orthopaedic surgeons & cardiologist.

Hook Veterinary Centres' focus is on the mental and physical wellbeing of the team. We have a number of team members that have worked at the practice for many years as well as newer members who have been welcomed into the Hook Family fold. We have 6 full time equivalent vets, 6 full time qualified nurses, 3 student nurses and a wonderful nursing assistant. We have team members working towards further qualifications in cardiology, anaesthesia, emergency & critical care, dog behaviour and feline medicine. A number of our team already hold further qualifications in acupuncture, feline & canine behaviour as well Fear Free practitioner status. Our clinical director is very people focused and will support your career aspirations and desires to progress. Where possible we work with local charities and the community including veterinary support at events/dog shows and collecting donations for a local rescue centre.

We are ideally looking for someone who is confident in surgery as well as consulting, sharing ideas and wanting to be part of a strong team. There is no sole charge at Hook Vets and we pride ourselves in collaborating within the team for difficult cases. The candidate must be a full member of the RCVS and hold a full UK driving licence or equivalent.

Benefits (subject to pro rata)

• 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
• 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.

Please quote BH3382 when applying for this role.

Tel: 07741652975
Address: Bell Meadow Road, Hook, Hampshire, United Kingdom

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