Veterinary Surgeon Required For Maternity Cover At Heath Vets In Rhiwbina, Cardiff
up to £46,000 depending on experience (pro rata)
Rhiwbina, Cardiff, United Kingdom
One of our lovely vets will be going on maternity leave soon so we are looking for mat cover (as well as a full-time permanent position) - yes, we have two roles available! Both roles will involve some sole charge at our smaller branches in addition to consulting and routine surgery at the main branch. We enjoy case continuity and actively encourage vets to work their own cases up. We have a knowledgeable team who are always happy to advise and support.
We are ideally looking for one part time vet on a fixed term contract/locum basis and one full time vet on a permanent basis. We have 15 min consults and don’t ever consult for more than 2 hrs in one go. There is time and space in the day to read up cases and call clients, so we don’t leave at the end of a day with a long to do list! Due to the sole charge, we are looking for some experience in consulting, the role will also include some surgery time, but this can be altered if you prefer the medical aspect. We have good facilities and try to do as much in house as we can.
Our working day is 9am-7pm with a lunchbreak in the middle. We use a dedicated emergency service so we don’t do nights or weekends, (other than rota’s Saturday mornings 9am-1pm) Our f/t vets work a 4-day week and always get the same day off each week so a good work life balance can be achieved. We consider part time applicants as well.
We are an established 3 branch 1st opinion practice based in Cardiff, we are well equipped with in house lab, digital x-ray, K laser, u/s scanner, Laparoscopic and endoscopic equipment, and dental x-ray. We try to do as much in house as we can and allow our vets full clinical freedom. We run a 6 vet, 6 nurse team alongside our support staff. Our vets have years of experience so there is good support both surgically and medically - all of us are willing to help one another and discuss cases.
The ability to work sole charge is a must as well as being confident doing routine consults. Driving license is essential to travel between branches.
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 BH3651 when applying for this role.
Address: 123-5, Heol-y-Deri, Rhiwbina, Cardiff, United Kingdom