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Veterinary Surgeon Required At Alphavet Veterinary Centre, Langstone

3 months ago

up to £50,000 depending on experience

Alphavet Veterinary Centre, Langstone

Jim Dixon

Newport, Gwent, United Kingdom

The Role

We are looking for a first opinion Veterinary Surgeon to join our fantastic team of GP and Referral vets at Alphavet Veterinary Centre, Langstone. No two days are the same here at our busy practice, and you will have several duties such as assisting with surgeries, caring for in-patients, and carrying out your own appointments.

This is a full-time position, working 10-hour shifts across 4 days, with a 1:4 share of the Saturday morning rota. However, we are happy to consider part-time shifts for the right candidate. No on-call/out of hour requirement.

The salary for this role is up to £50,000 depending on experience. We also offer a relocation bonus up to £5,000.       

About Us

We are a friendly, first opinion and referral practice located just outside of central Newport in Langstone. We look after a varied and interesting caseload and have an excellent range of equipment to support this, including both rigid and flexible endoscopy, digital x-ray suite and dental radiography, ultrasonography, 4 consult rooms, separate dog cat and iso kennels and 2 fully equipped theatres for first opinion and orthopaedic surgeries.

We are very lucky to be the only practice in the UK that has a Vetsnow 24/7 site running alongside us in the Langstone building, Vetsnow specialises in emergency critical care, covering the OOH in our area. Our teams regularly share cases and work together to look after the animals in our care.

About the Team and Culture

Our wonderful team is made up of 5 vets supported by 13 nurses, 2 VCA's and 9 receptionists/admin team. We have two surgical certificate holders, who take referrals in orthopaedic and spinal cases, and our experienced team of nurses provide excellent support to our vets. We encourage the personal development of our staff, including gaining certificates and CPD, which is funded along with all IVC benefits.

Applicant Requirements

MRCVS. We are looking for a caring person that can work well within the team in a sometimes-fast paced setting, who is able to show initiative and has a passion for a high level of patient and client care.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service

CPD paid days and allowance

L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy

Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay

Private Medical Insurance

BVA Membership paid

VDS cover

Birthday leave

Discounted veterinary fees

Various discounts including retail & gym memberships

Cycle to Work scheme

Service-related company sick pay

Sponsorship for overseas employees

Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing

Relocation packages

Career progression opportunities

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. 

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch. BH5321

Tel: 07890610129
Address: Newport, Gwent, United Kingdom

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