Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon

Avenue Vets, Malvern | Malvern, ENG, WR14 3AY, GB

Posted 11 days ago

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Posted on 03/08/2022
The Role
We have an exciting opportunity for a Veterinary Surgeon to join us at Avenue Vets, Malvern! You will carry out a mixture of surgery and consulting that can be weighted for the right candidate.
We are happy to accept both full/part-time applications. Full time would be 4.5 days per week with varying shift patterns which we can adjust for the right applicant. You will be required to work 1:5 Saturday mornings between 8:30 am – 1 pm, this is equally shared across the team. Out of hours service provided by ChelVets. Weekday inpatient checks carried out by Veterinary Nurses and minimal weekend inpatient checks are shared equally between Vets and Veterinary Nurses.
The salary for this role is up to £58,000 depending on experience.
About Us
We are a modern practice in a relaxed traditional setting, located at the base of the beautiful Malvern Hills. We are in a great location for exploring the beautiful countryside in the surrounding area! Wales and The Cotswolds are a short drive away, but there are also great transport links from Malvern to Worcester, Birmingham, Bristol and London.
We have 3 consult rooms, dedicated cat/dog/small furry/isolation wards, an operating theatre, an imaging room, dental room, and dog kennels exclusively for staff so you can bring your dog to work. We have radiography, ultrasound, laser, endoscopy, dentistry room and visiting orthopaedic referral service. If successful you will be joining our excellent team of 5 vets, 6 nurses, 1 student nurse, 1 nursing assistant/groomer, 4 receptionists and our practice manager. We are a progressive practice that never sits still! We have a close relationship with a local animal shelter that we fundraise for, as well as provide their veterinary service.
Applicant Requirements
Our successful applicant will ideally be an experienced veterinary surgeon, but we would consider an eager progressive recent graduate. Candidate must be team player who wants to excel at their job whilst having fun and providing excellent patient and client care for our longstanding and extremely loyal client base.
Because our employee's matter
We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from:
Work-life balance
5 weeks annual leave
Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
Your birthday as a paid day off
Private medical insurance
Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
Cycle to Work scheme
Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
Non-accidental injury support
£1250 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro-rata
Certificate support
Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
Infection Prevention and Control Programme
Quality Improvement Programme
Professional Memberships
BVA membership
VDS cover
RCVS fees
Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
Discounted staff pet care
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.
Any questions before applying?
Speak to Jim Dixon from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.
Jim Dixon
Talent Partner (0) 7890 610 129