Exotics Veterinary Surgeon

Exotics Veterinary Surgeon

Animates Veterinary Clinic, Thurlby | Thurlby, ENG, PE10 0EB, GB

Posted 14 days ago

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Posted on 27/06/2022
The Role
We have an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated veterinary surgeon looking to join our popular, 2 centre Small Animal & Exotic practice.
The rota is a 4-day working week with equally shared weeknight on call for in-patients only. The available position is flexible dependent on interests and experience; sole Exotics or SA/Exotics.
For further information about Animates please visit our website: www.animates.org.uk
About Us
Animates has great equipment and facilities including a busy and dedicated Exotics premises with species specific wards allowing us to be able to cater for the extensive existing caseload. Capnography and ventilation are routinely used for anaesthesia. We have 5 “Outstanding” RCVS Practice Standards Awards.
Our overnight emergencies are seen by Vets Now. However, inpatients remain hospitalised overnight during the week cared for by dedicated night staff, with a vet on call, and if necessary are transferred to Vets Now on Saturday evening.
We are close to Stamford and Peterborough with a 1-hour drive to locations such as Cambridge/Lincoln/Leicester.
About the Team and Culture
We currently have a fantastic, team of 12 vets (including ophthalmology and ECC certificate holders) and 18 nurses (8 RVN, 7 SVN, 4 VCA), with 9 support staff. The team enjoy working together to deliver an excellent level of customer and patient care. We pride ourselves on supporting each other and encouraging development
Applicant Requirements
Excellent opportunity for enthusiastic and motivated veterinary surgeon looking to join our popular, 2 centre small animal & Exotic practice. Certificate holder preferred but candidates’ part-way through or with exotics experience wishing to start a certificate will be considered. Desire to provide an excellent level of customer and patient care is paramount.
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
6.6 weeks annual leave, including bank holidays
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
£1,250 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 Summer Aiken from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.
Summer Aiken
Talent Partner
summer.aiken@ivcevidensia.com+44 (0) 7977 242 401