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Veterinary Surgeon Required For Maternity Cover At Highfield Vets, Sheffield.

4 days ago

Competitive Salary

Highfield Veterinary Centre

Amy Cranfield

Sheffield, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom

The Role
We are looking for an experienced full-time Veterinary Surgeon to join our team from July 2021 to cover maternity leave, with probable part time post available at the end of the fixed term contract. Duties will include consulting, care of in-patients, operating and some OV certification (we can provide OV training if needed). Some sole charge in evenings and weekends. A 30-minute break from consulting is included every morning and 15-30 minutes is provided at the end of every consulting session to allow for phone calls, lab reporting and paperwork completion. Working hours and days detailed below.
• 4.5 days per week
• 1/5 weekends (Saturday 9am-4pm, Sunday 10am-12pm)
• Rota is done several months in advance
• No OOH

About Us
Probably the friendliest, oldest vet practice in Sheffield although we do keep up to date. We are a very happy and supportive team of 5 vets, 7 nurses, 2 VCA's and 5 receptionists plus a visiting ophthalmologist, cardiologist and orthopaedic/soft tissue surgeon. We have digital x-ray, ultrasound, in-house blood machines including T4, dental machine, capnography and doppler blood pressure monitoring. Vacancies are rare here at Highfields - the majority of our team have long service awards, one vet, the practice manager and several nurses have been here 10+ years and one of our receptionists has been around for 36 years! We work with several local charities, both dog and cat rescues and encourage the 'adopt, don't shop' ethos. We also see plenty of wildlife and have a bit of a thing about hedgehogs. There is homemade (sometimes vegan) cake most days. If that doesn't tempt you, then we have easy access to the Peaks - several vets are keen fell runners. Feel free to chat to any of our current vets including Amber who will be leaving us temporarily for her maternity leave, or even do a locum shift or 2!

Applicant Requirements
MRCVS required, experienced, ideally OV status although we can provide training. Must be happy with sole charge, routine surgery such as neutering, lump removals, dentistry, diagnostics, radiography (although there is always someone to ask for a second opinion) and some of the more common emergencies such as feline urethral obstruction.

• 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
• Pension
• CPD/training support
• Paid bereavement leave
• Company sick pay
• Employee opinion survey
• Free uniform in a number of roles
• 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 LGBT+ 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.

Job Ref: BH2560

Tel: 07856426902
Address: 145-147 London Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom

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