Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon

Shaw Veterinary Centre | Swindon, ENG, SN5 5PY, GB

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Posted on 07/09/2022
The Role
Here at Shaw Vets, we are looking for a dedicated Veterinary Surgeon to join our team. We have scope to support a new or recent graduate, and welcome applications from more experienced colleagues. Further training is supported and encouraged.
The working day is between 8:00am and 7:00pm on weekdays, and 8:00am to 2:00pm 1 in 5 Saturdays. Out of hours and bank holidays are covered by our local Vets Now team. Weekly hours and day length can be negotiable to suit you.
The salary will be up to £65,000 depending on experience.
About Us
Shaw Vets are a thriving single site small animal practice on the edge of Swindon. Run independently for 25 years prior to becoming part of the IVC Evidensia Group, we have many bonded clients, and many members of staff who have been here for one and even two decades. We are minutes from M4 J16, with parks close by and a nice mix of town and countryside-based clients.
We have modest equipment you would expect as standard and are continually investing to gradually increase or diagnostic abilities. Close by we have a network of referral centres and are not afraid to ask for help.
Currently we have 5 Veterinary Surgeons, 6 Registered Veterinary Nurses and 5 Support Team members. Supporting pet behaviour is particularly important to the practice, with our Nurses undertaking the COAPE qualification, frequent use of fear free handling techniques and currently renewing our Cat Friendly ISFM status. Staff support and wellbeing is at the forefront of our ethos. We actively monitor workload to achieve a good work life balance for all our staff.
Applicant Requirements
We have scope to support a new or recent graduate, and also welcome applications from more experienced colleagues.
Benefits Veterinary Surgeon
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
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 wit 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
Relocation allowance up to £5000
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