Veterinary Surgeon Required At The Neighbourhood Vet, East Dulwich
Up to £68,000 depending on experience
The Neighbourhood Vet, East Dulwich (Main)
East Dulwich, London, United Kingdom
We have an excellent opportunity for a full-time, permanent Veterinary Surgeon to join our lovely team here at The Neighbourhood Vet. You will be based at our main hospital in East Dulwich where you will be responsible for routine consultations and procedures, (surgery, dentals, radiography, ultrasound). Depending on your experience and interests, more complex procedures and referrals will be part of your working week.
Example of the rota:
4 weekdays per week, 3 x 11 hrs days, 1 x 7 hrs day
Averages to 42.5 hrs per week, (Some flexibility if needed)
Weekends 1:3, alternating short and long (short = Saturday 8:30am - 3pm; long = both Saturday and Sunday 9am - 7pm) with a weekday off following working a Sunday.
We need someone who is kind, compassionate, confident, very good with clients and who feels they can be part of our superb team.
The salary is up to £68,000 DOE, we also offer excellent relocation packages.
The Neighbourhood Vet have been established for 10 years, growing to 3 sites in total, (2 smaller sites located in Crofton Park and Penge and our main hospital at East Dulwich).
We have a varied caseload with the 'normal' toys - radiography, theatre, dental at all 3, US at East Dulwich and Penge, dental radiography coming to East Dulwich next month.
East Dulwich, Crofton Park and Penge are all in SE London and vary from very affluent to not so much which is what makes London so eclectic and interesting.
About the Team and Culture
We are a fun and friendly team of 17 vets, 11 RVNs, 7 SVNs and 3 very experienced VCAs as well as 17 support staff. We have cert holders in surgery (1), cardiology (2), internal medicine (2) and others studying medicine (2), surgery (1) and emergency (1). Additionally, we have specialists visiting and working two days a week at our East Dulwich hospital and two days a week at another one of our branches, they specialise in surgery and endoscopy. We run the Peckham Rye Dog Show every September which has around 350 entries with all proceeds going to charity, (usually one local and one international). What makes us stand out from the crowd is our team - brilliant, fun, and supportive. A dream team of 55!
We are looking for a vet who is confident in all aspects of GP work including being very confident with routine surgery, dentistry and radiography. An interest and experience in more complex soft tissue surgery and orthopaedics or imaging would be great, as would an interest or experience in a less-well represented speciality such as ophthalmology.
MRCVS, cert holder or interest in studying for certs are encouraged.
Most important characteristic is the ability to work well with the existing team - to be calm, kind, considerate, helpful.
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. Please quote BH5310 when applying for this role.
Address: East Dulwich, London, United Kingdom