Veterinary Surgeon Required At Corner House Vets
3 weeks ago
Up to £55,000 DOE
Corner House Vets
Herne Bay, Kent, United Kingdom
An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to complete the team at Corner House Vets! This role would be perfect for someone who is confident in their consulting and surgical skills and is keen to progress and develop further in a supportive, well-established team. Day to day you will be consulting, performing surgeries, and managing cases.
Here at Corner House Vets work-life balance is very important to us. You will be working 40 hours over a 4- or 5-day week. Shifts starting at 8:30m and finishing at 19:30pm, with 2 scheduled hours each day for lunch and message time. This is to allow you adequate time to keep on top of your caseload. Weekends are shared 1:5 on Saturday and Sunday mornings and are consulting only. You will get the following Friday off in lieu so you can enjoy a long weekend. There are no out of hours duties. Our rota is structured to allow a good balance between 15-minute consults and surgery, to allow good case continuity and time for case work up.
The salary for this role is up to £55,000 per annum depending on experience.
We are an RCVS accredited practice as well as an ISFM Silver cat friendly clinic. Our facilities include, four consulting rooms, two theatres, dental suite with Xray, ultrasound, in house lab and digital Xray. We are a young progressive practice, with a great friendly enthusiastic team. Our USP is that we are a very stable practice that promotes excellent work life balance alongside a high standard of care.
The practice is situated in the traditional seaside town of Herne Bay, a couple of minutes’ walk from the beach, with a great range of restaurants, cafes and bars. Nearby, Whitstable and Canterbury are other popular destinations in the area. There is also a high-speed direct train link to London as well as easy access to the Eurostar in Dover.
About the Team and Culture
We are an established team of 5 Veterinary Surgeons and 9 Nurses with the support of our 5 members on our support team. We have one Medicine certificate holder and have the vision in practice of encouraging and supporting more certifications from any who hold the interest.
Our strongest asset and why people want to work for us is our team. We have a low staff turnover, and you will be joining an established team of five vets, nine RVNs and four receptionists. Our full team of experienced RVNs are confident in nurse led care and will prove to be invaluable in assisting with your diagnostics, patient care and procedures.
We are seeking a qualified Veterinary Surgeon who has a good grounding in routine surgeries and who is confident consulting. Having an innovative approach to the role fits with our team culture. We hope our newest Veterinary Surgeon will have excellent communications skills and a positive can-do attitude.
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:
• 5 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
• £1,350 CPD allowance with 40 hours 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
• 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 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 and quote reference BH6898.
Address: 20 Canterbury Road, Herne Bay, Kent, United Kingdom