Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon

Fields Vets | Newport, Gwent, NP20 4RB, GB

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Posted on 20/12/2021
The Role
We have an exciting opportunity for a Veterinary Surgeon to join us at Field Vets!
You will oversee general veterinary surgeon duties including consultations and surgery.
We have a flexible shift pattern for 25-40 hours per week, if full time, you will work 9 hour day shifts between 8:30 am - 6:30 pm with one hour for lunch. You will be required to work 1:6 Saturday morning surgeries, but there is no out of hours required.
Salary up to £65,000 depending on experience.
About Us
We are a busy, friendly first opinion practice in central Newport, with a varied caseload. Our site has 5 consultation rooms and 2 theatres as well as a dental suite and x-ray room. We have all the usual toys including laparoscopic equipment, digital dental radiography, ultrasonography, separate dog and cat kennels and multi-parameter monitors.
Our friendly team is made up of 6 vets and supported by 6 nurses and 3 receptionists. We have one internal medicine certificate holder, with an interest in ultrasonography and dermatology and one of our nurses holds an anaesthesia certificate. We encourage personal development including gaining certificates and CPD, this will be funded along with all IVC benefits.
Applicant Requirements
MRCVS. We are looking for a candidate that can work well within the team in a sometimes-fast paced setting, who is able to show initiative and has a passion for a high level of patient and client care.
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 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
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. Please quote BH4644 when applying for this role.
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