Veterinary Surgeon Required At Christopher Carter Vets In Southampton
Christopher Carter Veterinary Surgery
Southampton, Hampshire, United KingdomWe are looking for an enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon with an interest in surgery to join our first opinion surgery. The position is available for a full time member of staff of 40 hours a week, but we would consider a part-time worker or job share, plus approximately one in four Saturday Morning surgeries as sole charge. No OOH as the surgery is covered by Vets Now.
We are a close knit friendly team working out of a single site practice on the outskirts of Southampton. We are on the edge of the New Forest National Park and close to the water sport amenities of the Solent. Our practice was originally set up by Chris Carter in 1982, and we still employ members of his team. Added to these experienced individuals, we have a supportive team of nurses, most of whom we have trained in the surgery and have remained with us, who work exceptionally well together. We have 6 vets at the surgery ranging in experience from a first year graduate to vets with 20+ years’ experience. We have three student nurses and the surgery enjoys teaching and sharing new ideas. We have digital radiography, ultrasonography, in house laboratory machines from Idexx, capnography and an E.C.G machine.
We would like a Vet Surgeon to fit seamlessly into our busy, friendly team who has a good sense of humour and an excellent work ethic. Some UK experience is desirable. We encourage and support new ideas and CPD. You will need to be self-motivated with an interest in all aspects of the job and the willingness to support and teach new Graduates surgery skills.
Benefits (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
• 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 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.
Address: 224 Winchester Road, Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom