Veterinary Surgeon Required At Plymouth Vet Group In Devon
1 month ago
Plymouth Veterinary Group
Plymouth, Devon, United KingdomPlymouth Veterinary Group has a flagship Veterinary Hospital and four Veterinary Centres around Plymouth to provide a convenient and personal service to every part of Plymouth. The Veterinary Hospital at Estover is open 24 hours every day of the year providing emergency care. Our vets have a wide range of special clinical interests including surgery, orthopaedics, cardiology and radiology, and we accept referrals from all over the South West. We are happy to see all species of pet animals including exotic species and have vets with a keen special interest in rabbits, rodent, reptile and avian medicine and surgery.
We are looking for a highly motivated, confident practitioner to join our close-knit team. The position is 42.5 hours per week Monday to Friday and 1 in 4 weekends with lieu days to compensate. The shift pattern will be a mixture of early, late and branch shifts. You must provide an effective consultation process and ensure treatment given is in line with informed consent. You will also assume responsibility for surgical and medical cases at all times. You should be happy to carry out routine surgeries such as bitch spays, castrates and lump removals with minimal to no assistance.
The successful candidate must have a RCVS membership, preferably with strong clinical experience in small animal practice. We would accept applications from new graduates as well. A high standard of written and spoken English is required. A full clean driving license is preferable, as travelling between branches may be required. Career progression is encouraged and you can be supported through future qualifications and development.
• 25 days 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
• Birthday leave
• Childcare voucher scheme
• 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 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.
Address: Colwill Road Estover, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom