The Role

We are looking for a small animal Veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly team! The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work at our main hospital as well as at one of our 7 branch practices. The workload is varied with both consulting and surgical roles possible. The rota involves 1 in 6 Saturdays and 1 in 6 Sat/ Sun shifts. There are no OOH requirements. Our clinical team is extremely supportive, and we aim to offer our clients an excellent service. We encourage case continuity whilst providing an excellent atmosphere to develop your own interests.

About Us

Our award-winning, purpose-built hospital is located on the outskirts of Morpeth and easily accessible with onsite parking. We have branches located across south-east Northumberland. The main hospital has radiography/endoscopy, ultrasonography, dental, laboratory and hydrotherapy suites. We have 4 modern surgical theatres and 6 consulting rooms. Our vets have a wide range of experience and interests and include several certificate holders. We are a nurse training practice and encourage our nurses to continue their education post qualification. We provide our own out of hours service to give our clients an excellent and complete on-site service.

Applicant Requirements

It is essential that the applicant has experience working in small animal practice, but support and CPD are actively encouraged to those wanting to progress their career. You must be an enthusiastic team player who enjoys first opinion practice. We are happy to consider a part time role for the right candidate. Further study including certificates are encouraged and supported.

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
– 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 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.

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