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Veterinary Surgeon Required At White Cross Vets, St Helens

4 weeks ago
2 months ago

Up to £73,000 DOE

White Cross Vets, St Helens

Susan Todd

Eccleston, Lancashire, United Kingdom

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly and supportive team here at White Cross Vets, St Helens!

The role will involve a good mixture of surgery, consults and in-patient care with great resources to work cases up fully. We offer a varied caseload including a good range of surgical cases.

The full-time role would be 40 hours per week, over 4 days with a share of the Saturday Rota. However, we are looking to be flexible with this role and would be interested in meeting part time and new grad applicants also! There are no out of hour required for this role. 

Salary for the role is up to £55,000 depending on experience. 

About Us

White Cross Vets are a growing group of practices within IVC Evidensia with a genuine focus on quality care for pets. With our dedication to supporting and rewarding team members, we are the only veterinary practice to receive a three-star rating in the 'Best Companies Accreditation' being declared 'An extraordinary company to work for' for 6 years running. We have also been named winners of the SPVS Wellbeing Award 2017 and 2018, which recognised our dedication to team member engagement and wellbeing. 

Not only is White Cross Vets the practice of choice for pet owners, but we are also the employer of choice for the UK veterinary profession. Our St Helens clinic has 4 consulting rooms, separate cat and dog wards and is fully equipped with operating theatre, digital x-ray and dental x-ray, full in house IDEXX lab, ultrasound and multi parameter monitoring equipment.

About the Team and Culture

The team at St Helens are a friendly bunch and are really keen on staff wellbeing and welfare with fortnightly team meetings and a wellbeing meeting each month. The team enjoy regular group meals out, social gatherings and baking for the practice (because who doesn't love cake!). We encourage new ideas and openly will ask all team member for opinions on decision making. We are a training practice for students and enjoy teaching and helping each other grow. We have ISFM silver award. We like to hold in house CPD as much as we can and get speakers into the practice to give us updates on new products.

Applicant Requirements 

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who can thrive in our high-quality practice. Confident and professional, you will be able to work with sole charge, if required. You will relate to our core principles of quality, integrity, responsibility and growth, fitting seamlessly alongside our friendly practice teams as you work with team to provide a quality experience for pet owner and pets alike.

• Previous experience gained in a similar small animal practice setting
• RCVS registered
• Strong communication skills
• Ability to work well in a team
• A passion to deliver great clinical quality and fantastic client service
• Desire and passion to care for pets as if they are your own

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
7 weeks annual leave 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

£1500 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

Professional Memberships
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 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. Quote BH7131 when applying for this role. 

Tel: 07977242576
Address: 2-3 Millfields Court Millfield Road, Eccleston, Lancashire, United Kingdom

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