Veterinary Surgeon Required At Andale Veterinary Centre, Widnes, Cheshire
4 months ago
Andale Veterinary Centre
Widnes, Cheshire, United KingdomThe Role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our team here at Andale Veterinary Centre in Widnes, Cheshire.
Full and part time applications are welcome. The full-time working pattern runs from 9am -7pm with a half day each week. Mornings are a mix of operating or consulting from 9am – 12pm with one-hour admin at the end of the morning. Afternoon consults start at 2pm and run through until 6.30pm with half an hour admin built in. Bank holidays are limited and shared out fairly. We are open Saturday mornings, and our vets work 1:3, consulting 9am – 12pm with breakfast included and time in lieu given back the following Friday afternoon. Our out of hours cover is provided by Vets Now. Part time applications will also be considered.
We are a single site, small animal practice with an established client base and a supportive and friendly team. Our close-knit team is made up of 7 nurses, 7 vets and a team of 6 receptionists. We provide a high standard of care, and we value and encourage professional growth for all our staff. We encourage staff discussion and input through monthly meetings and regular appraisals. We also have regular nights out and chippy Fridays along with a half day shopping at Christmas.
Andale is a purpose-built practice with off road parking and two operating theatres, in-house laboratory, tonometry and a multi parameter. We have separate dog and cat wards an imaging room including digital x-ray and ultrasound. We are a RCVS accredited training practice and also an RCVS General Practice accredited. We are a cat friendly clinic and working towards being a rabbit friendly practice also.
The Winning Candidate
We are looking for an experienced, RCVS veterinary surgeon, confident in surgery and consulting with strong communication skills and able to work well as part of a team.
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
• 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 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 BH3484 when applying for this role.
Address: Ditchfield Road, Widnes, Cheshire, United Kingdom