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Veterinary Surgeon Required At Ashleigh Vets, Manchester.

4 weeks ago
4 months ago

Competitive Salary

Ashleigh Veterinary Centre, Chorlton

Summer Aiken

Whalley Range, Manchester, United Kingdom

We are currently seeking Veterinary Surgeon to join our DAY/NIGHT TEAM here at Ashleigh Vets. 

Ashleigh vets has been proudly caring for the pets of south Manchester for the last 50 years and is fortunate to have a lovely client base and good reputation. With easy access to airports, motorways and city centre it’s an ideal location. Well equipped with usual toys (digital xrays, video endoscope, ultrasound) we can cater for most patient’s needs. We pride ourselves on giving honest advice to clients and NEVER work in a target driven way.

We are a busy practice and also see a lot of exotic patients. This is the ideal role to get a good solid grounding in all aspects of veterinary work (consults and surgeries). Working alongside experienced vets in the daytime, with plenty of people to ask for help and advice. Additional training will also be given – not just in the clinical work, but the practicalities of veterinary practice too. The out of hours work then complements the day work to give a good basis of inpatient care and emergencies. More experienced staff are always on back up, so you are not “on your own”

Here at Ashleigh we are a constantly busy practice but are lucky enough to have a really wonderful team. Everyone looks out for each other and has each other’s back, which makes a good atmosphere. We want everyone to have a good work/life balance

The successful applicant must be a hard worker, want to learn and be a team player. This role would suit a new graduate, or a more experienced vet wanting to work part time

We are a team of 11 vets (1 diploma holder, 1 cert holder, 4 others sitting certs), 9 RVNs (most have exotic qualifications), 3 student nurses)1 PM, 6 aux nurses, 5 receptionists, 2 admin assistants

Up to £5000 relocation allowance and up to £1,500 welcome bonus

The rota is based on a 4-week pattern: 
Week 1 
8am-4pm Monday to Friday 
11am-7pm Saturday-Sunday 

Week 2 
Off Monday-Tuesday 
8am-4pm Wednesday-Friday 

Week 3 
7pm-8am Saturday-Friday 

Week 4 
Week off 

On the out of hours shifts you will be caring for our inpatients, with the support of an auxiliary nurse, and the back up of a 2nd experienced veterinary surgeon on call should you need more support or advice. We also have an RVN on call for any OOH procedures, or surgeries where assistance is necessary. You will be taking OOH emergency calls, and seeing any necessary appointments in the clinic. 

We do not provide OOH cover for any other practices. The rota would include a share of weekend shifts and bank holiday cover. We are happy to consider applicants from outside the UK with a valid RCVS membership. 

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 / days 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

•    £1250 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

•    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 BH7435 when applying for this role. 

Tel: 07977242401
Address: 221 Upper Chorlton Road, Whalley Range, Manchester, United Kingdom

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