Veterinary Surgeon Required At Ashbank Vet Centre In Falkirk
1 year ago
Up to £63,000 Negotiable DOE
Ashbank Vet Centre
Laurieston, Falkirk, United Kingdom
Ashbank Vets in Falkirk are looking for a veterinary surgeon to join their team. Ideally on a full-time basis however we are flexible in terms of days and hours worked and can consider part time and job share.
You will be based primarily within the Lauriston branch but will be required to cover Kilsyth and Bo’ness when needed. Caseloads include but are not limited to Orthopaedics, soft tissue surgery, dentals and well as all general first opinion caseloads.
Our Clinical Director Robert Wallace (expert by experience) in endoscopic and laparoscopic ‘keyhole’ caseloads at the clinic, and he also runs his own endoscopic consultancy business. There is also ample opportunity to work up your own caseloads. Our team are highly experienced ranging from 10-13 years so a great opportunity to work alongside some very experienced vets in the industry.
Working up to 40 hours per week full time (Flexible on this)
Working 4 days per week (part time hours, school hours and job share are available)
There is an option to work 2 weeks on and 2 weeks off rota pattern also
1:4 Saturday (Consults only 8:30am-12:30pm)
No OOH or on call
Up to £63,000 negotiable D.O.E.
Relocation package of up to £5,000 or we can provide accommodation for up to 6 months
Welcome bonus of up to £2,500
We are a 3-branch practice with 1 main centre at Lauriston and 2 branch surgeries based at Kilsyth & Bo’ness. We have great in-house Lab equipment and offer endoscopy, laparoscopy, soft tissue surgery and ortho surgery. There are 3 well equipped modern theatres including a dedicated dental theatre. Each vet has special interests, these are encouraged and gives us an in-house referral option for various disciplines with one of our vets currently doing his dental certificate. Within our nurse team one of our nurses has an advanced certificate in ECC nursing as well as being one of our clinical coaches in practice. Located within the Central Belt with great access to both Edinburgh and Glasgow as well as the beautiful Highlands these practices are the ideal location for a vet looking for a more rural setting. We also have visiting specialist Chris Parratt who is an advanced practitioner in ECC and Cardiology.
Must be MRCVS registered, you will have some surgical experience, although this can be supported by our experienced Clinical Director. Must have full driving licence for company van use between clinics locations. We offer full support and funding should you wish to obtain further certification in a specialist area.
Because our employees matter
We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from -
Work life balance
- 6.6 weeks including bank holidays
- Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
- Your birthday as a paid day off
- Private medical insurance
- Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
- Cycle to Work scheme
- Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
- Non-accidental injury support
- £1,250 CPD allowance with 5 days Paid CPD Leave
- Certificate support
- Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
- Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
- All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
- All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
- Infection Prevention and Control Programme
- Quality Improvement Programme
- BVA membership
- VDS cover
- RCVS fees
- Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
- Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
- Discounted staff pet care
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 BH2286 when applying for this role.
Address: 9 Polmont Road, Laurieston, Falkirk, United Kingdom