Veterinary Surgeon Required At Downland Vet Group In Chichester, West Sussex
Downland Veterinary Group, Chichester
West Sussex, United Kingdom
We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly Veterinary Surgeon who is focused on clinical excellence and teamwork. A 4-day working week plus 4/9 Saturday mornings, and occasionally Saturday afternoon. As part of a busy, experienced clinical team the work will be a combination of consulting and surgical first opinion work plus possible day duty shifts covering emergencies that present during the day. There is no OOH however you will do 1:9 weeks of in-patient care covering Monday to Friday evenings only.
Chichester is a beautiful, small city within West Sussex sandwiched between the stunning south coast and the South Downs. Fantastic outdoor activities are available and yet central London is only an hour away by train with great transport links to Europe. All of our surgeries are extensively equipped and we strive for clinical excellence. We have multiple nurse training centres and within our group, we have certificate holders in orthopaedics, surgery, medicine, cardiology and imaging. We also have vets with special interests in dermatology, oncology, ECC and dentistry making it an excellent learning environment.
The group is well embedded into the local area, having started in 1947. Across the group, we have 33 veterinary surgeons, a nursing team of 70 and a further 74 support staff. We are looking for a first opinion vet to join our progressive team, but will always consider further teammates with additional skills or those looking to develop specific areas.
We are looking for a progressive and friendly team member who has already obtained a degree of general clinical experience. A drive for clinical excellence, teamwork and clinic care are essential qualities.
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. BH5277.
Address: 2 Stirling Road, West Sussex, United Kingdom