Veterinary Surgeon Required At Priory Vets In Preseli, North Pembrokeshire
Salary up to £51,500 (DOE)
Priory Vets, Preseli
Preseli, North Pembrokeshire, United Kingdom
We are looking for a veterinary surgeon with at least 2 years’ experience to work in our busy Preseli or Cardigan surgeries (location negotiable). Our case load is hugely varied with plenty of opportunity to develop and grow in all areas of veterinary medicine – from routine neutering to complex soft-tissue and orthopaedic surgery. We are expanding our Preseli practice due to demand and there is considerable scope for any Veterinary Surgeon based in this location to help shape the future of this surgery.
This is a full time position with shifts between 8:30am and 5:30pm Monday to Friday. We run our own OOH and these are currently a 1:5 however our goal is to reduce this to 1:6. Our OOH rota includes a 2pm finish the day after a weeknight on-call. For weekends on call we offer a 2pm finish on Monday plus Friday off the following week. A Friday night on call followed by the Saturday half-day surgery (until 1pm) earns 8h TOIL. We have two vets consulting on a Saturday and no routine ops. Our vets are all supported on call by a dedicated RVN. You will also have the use of a modern apartment located opposite to our Cardigan surgery during nights on call.
Salary up to £51,500 (DOE)
If you’re looking to escape city life and want an exciting career while living life to the full, then come and join the Priory Vets team. We are a busy RCVS accredited practice located across four sites in Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion. "The location is stunning! The striking scenery and pristine beaches on our doorstep offer unforgettable experiences year-round, from dolphin-spotting in Cardigan Bay to mountain biking in the Preseli hills. Priory Vets has been at the heart of the community for 90 years. We pride ourselves on our gold star service and our clients and staff love us for it. Our secret? Simple - invest in our team and technology. Our practices are modern and fully equipped with Ultrasound, Endoscopy, Digital X-ray, ECG, In-house Lab, separate dog and cat facilities and our Cardigan surgery is where we carry out advanced soft tissue and orthopaedic surgeries.
Our team is made up of 6 full time equivalent Small Animal Veterinary Surgeons, a great team of 8 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 2 Student Veterinary Nurses and 2 Animal Nursing Assistants. Priory Vets has been at the heart of the community for 90 years and we are fully committed to supporting local events. We are closely involved with local rescue organizations including Hedgely Hogspital hedgehog rescue and Ceredigion RSPCA.
We are seeking an experienced qualified Veterinary Surgeon who can pick up a varied caseload. We are a close-knit team and are looking for a positive and friendly Veterinary Surgeon who can continue to nurture a great working environment.
Benefits (subject to pro rata)
- 5 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
- 5 days paid CPD leave
- £1250 CPD Allowance per annum
- Private Medical Insurance
- VDS Membership paid
- BVA Membership paid
- Service based holiday entitlement increases
- VDS cover
- Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
- Enhanced paternity pay
- Birthday leave
- Discounted veterinary fees
- My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
- Cycle to Work scheme
- CPD/training support
- Paid bereavement leave
- Company sick pay
- Employee opinion survey
- Annual pay reviews
- Social events
- Sponsorship for overseas employees
- Academy & Leadership courses
- Focus on employee wellbeing
- Relocation packages
- Career progression opportunities
- Free flu jabs
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 BH3738 when applying for this role.
Tel: 07890 610 129
Address: High Street Crymych, Preseli, North Pembrokeshire, United Kingdom