Veterinary Surgeon Required At Acorn Veterinary Surgery, Hove
£35,000 to £45,000 FTE DOE
Acorn Veterinary Surgery, Hove
Hove, Sussex, United Kingdom
Acorn Vets have a fantastic opportunity for a passionate Veterinary Surgeon to join the team. To give you an idea of a working day we have 15-minute consultations time slots, dedicated operating days at least 1-2 per week, care of inpatients, regular client communication allowing for you to build your cliental. We ask that you will work as part of the Veterinary and Vet Nursing team to provide gold standard care to our loyal client base.
We are happy to consider part-time or full-time applicants. Full-time hours will include 40 hours over 4 days per week and part-time being 30 hours over 3 days per week. 8:00am until 6:00pm Monday to Friday, 1:4 Saturday mornings on a rota basis of 8:00am until 12:00pm. No out of hours.
We are offering £35,000 to £45,000 FTE depending on experience.
Acorns are a 2-site practice. The main site on Portland road has 2-3 vets working supported by 3-4 vet nurses per day. Then Hangleton road branch supports a smaller but tight-knit community and would be sole charge with 2 nurses supporting. Equipment includes in-house laboratory, digital x-ray, ultrasound machine, digital dental x-ray, operating theatre. We consider staff wellbeing a priority as well as working with our staff to create a good work-life balance which enables us to provide a great and friendly service to our clients, many of whom have been with the practice for several decades. Local attractions around both sites, a 5-minute walk from a beautiful seafront and a 10-minute drive to the South Downs. Hove is situated within Brighton and is a really fun place to live and work and great transport links to London.
About the Team and Culture
We have 5 Vets with us, alongside 7 Registered Veterinary Nurses and 1 Student Nurse. We have ample support with 5 support team members. 1 Certificate holder in feline medicine. We help our local Street Veterinary team, but it is one of our ambitions to do more in our community. We have an exceptionally supportive team in place, and should you pick Acorns as your next place to work, your well-being is one of our top priorities.
We hope to find a vet who is as passionate about animal and client care as well as wanting to be part of a team as we all work closely together and help each other out. We ask that you must be confident to do some days sole charge at our branch practice. Must be registered with the RCVS and it is essential that you have excellent communication skills. We are seeking a Veterinary Surgeon who is competent in all routine surgeries and ideally more complex ones too, although there is support available. Must enjoy working with a team and working together to achieve excellent clinical outcomes.
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 focussed 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 BH4004 as a reference when applying for this role.
Address: 49 Portland Road, Hove, Sussex, United Kingdom