Veterinary Surgeon Required At Heathside Vets In Locks Heath, Hampshire
5 months ago
Up to £65,000 DOE
Heathside Veterinary Surgery
Park Gate, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Do you want to join a fantastic team dedicated to providing the best patient care, using the latest diagnostic, and monitoring equipment? We are completing our team of 6 Veterinary Surgeons with a busy and varied caseload, including laparoscopy, orthopaedics, BOAS and cardiology. The perfect candidate will be enthusiastic in contributing to the ongoing development of our medical and surgical caseload, in house training, community events and in delivering the highest level of customer care. This is a full-time role, with no night duties and 1:5 weekends, a weekend on is followed by a 4 day ‘weekend’. CPD is encouraged and funded.
Fix or flex – work life balance that works for you
We offer flexible working patterns that flex with you and your lifestyle. Whether you are looking to flex your rota hours to balance the school holidays, fix to navigate the school runs or just looking to strike that balance between home and work life. We can offer flexibility that actually works for you.
The salary for this role is up to £65,000 depending on experience. We encourage a good work life balance and team bonding with regular funded social outings.
We are a small but busy practice located on the beautiful Hampshire Coast Line, enjoying the tranquillity of small-town life whilst being located between two major cities, Southampton, and Portsmouth. We pride ourselves on our preventative medicine and aiming to provide gold standard care, being able to offer many in-house procedures that would normally require costly referral. We have a friendly, compassionate, supportive team of vets and nurses, who regularly enjoy social events together outside of work (except during COVID pandemics!). In terms of toys, we have ultrasound, cardiac ultrasound, DR radiography, Dental radiography, Endoscopy, Bronchoscopy, Rhinoscopy, Laparoscopic surgery, Surgical laser, 4 Anaesthetic monitors, Orthopaedic equipment including MMP and SOP kits.
We are a team of 6 Veterinary Surgeons and 8 Veterinary Nurses. We have a certificate holder in Cardiology who is also studying towards a Medicine Certificate. We do most of our own in-house orthopaedics, including MMP's, MPL, fracture repair and the majority of our own medicine investigations. We also have vets trained to perform Laparoscopic procedures. We have 2 managers, 5 qualified nurses and 3 trainee nurses at all levels of their training (we take great pride in being a nurse training practice for the past 23 years), and 2 receptionists.
We are looking for an enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon who is looking to develop and utilise their skills. This can be either medical or surgical or a mixture of both. Attitude and enthusiasm are as important to us as clinical ability, being part of a high performing team.
Because our employee’s 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 annual leave
• 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 pro rata
• 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 and quote reference BH8663.
Address: 178 Locks Road Locks Heath, Park Gate, Hampshire, United Kingdom