Part Time Veterinary Surgeon Required At Wheelhouse Vet Centre In Chesham, Buckinghamshire
Wheelhouse Veterinary Centre
Chesham, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
We are looking for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly team on a part time basis at our Chesham surgery which is our busiest centre. This is a very flexible role working 3 days per week which will include a mix of medical and surgical aspects daily. Weekends and out of hours can be discussed but they are not essential for this position.
We are very well equipped modernised RCVS accredited practice with endoscope, laparoscopic bitch spays, ultrasound scanner, DR and CR Radiography, Class 4 Laser, 3 consult rooms and an in house lab. We have surgeries in Chesham, Chalfont St Giles, Amersham, and Beaconsfield.
As a practice we strongly believe in providing our team members with a nurturing and caring environment. We actively encourage and fully support team members’ professional ambitions by providing opportunities to develop with regular funded CPD. The excellent care and service that we provide to our clients and their pets is very important to us. A big part of being able to provide this is through ensuring that our team are fully equipped with all the tools that they need, working in the best possible surroundings.
Our team is made up of 16 FTE Vets, 19 RVN’s, 5 SVN’s, 13 reception staff and an extensive admin team made up of Practice Manager, Team Development Manager, Admin Manager, Group Nursing Manager, Clinical Manager, Facilities and Cremations Manager, Insurance Coordinator, Office Secretary and Office Assistant. Fully supportive management structure. 2 Clinical directors and a Practice Manager. On top of this a full team of Heads of Departments running monthly catch ups.
We have lots of members of the veterinary team either engaged in or achieved certificates in oncology, ophthalmology, physiotherapy, dentistry, anaesthesia, emergency and critical care, orthopaedics, small animal medicine, feline medicine, and dermatology. We also have members of the team with special interests in animal behaviour and dog training and of course wellbeing. As a practice we actively support several different charities both locally and nationally each year including Street Vet, Marjorie Nash Cat Rescue and Macmillan Cancer Support.
We have a committed clinical team with many Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Nurses holding or engaged in postgraduate qualifications as the practice combines first opinion with an internal referral service. Responsibility and specialism are strongly encouraged to develop further opportunities and skills to the practice and personally. We have a strong focus on job satisfaction with a number of employee perks.
We are looking for an experienced, confident, and friendly Veterinary Surgeon to join our wonderful team in our Chesham surgery. You will be required to be confident in small animal medicine and surgery and will need to be willing to be forward thinking and self-motivated.
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
- 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
- CPD/training support
- Paid bereavement leave
- Company sick pay
- Employee opinion survey
- 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 LGBTQ+ 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 BH3782 when applying for this role.
Address: Amersham Rd, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom