Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon

Crown House Vets, Rochdale | Rochdale, ENG, GB

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Posted on 23/11/2022
Veterinary Surgeon required at Crown House Vets, Rochdale
The Role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our team here at Crown House Vets, Rochdale!
What's on offer?
A salary of up to £60,000 dependent on experience.
A welcome bonus of £2000 (pro rata) for new hires.
Relocation support of up to £3000.
The opportunity to work with as a part of a close-knit family orientated team!
The chance to work for a practice that prides itself always safeguarding all of their staff's mental wellbeing. If you're not happy, they're not happy!
What's expected of the successful candidate?
role will involve a mix of consulting and surgery. Any areas of particular interest are welcomed and CPD encouraged. The successful candidate will be confident, relatively experienced, and ready to get stuck in! Ideally the position would be 38 hours worked throughout the week, but this is flexible and open to negotiation. Our working day ends at 6pm and there are no out-of-hours. Weekend work would be 1 in 3 Saturday mornings (9am until 12pm).
What does the team have to say about life at Crown House?
"I have been with Crown house since the day we opened our doors many years ago. The staff are like a second family to me. They go above and beyond for our patients and no two days are the same. I am proud to be part of the team." - Amanda Hollows Practice manager
"I joined Crown House Vets following a locum stint almost 8years ago. I knew before my contract ended that I wanted to work here permanently - and luckily I was given that opportunity! We have a fabulous team, who work well together, and a lovely client base. The benefits IVC provide excel any other company I have worked for and I look forward to coming to work each day." - Louise Farricker RVN Practice Director
About Us
Crown house vets is placed in an ideal location close to the town centre, and easily accessed by car or public transport. We are well equipped with diagnostics including inhouse lab, digital x-ray and ultrasound. Our theatre is kitted out for soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery, if you have an interest in this area.
About the Team and Culture
As our new vet you will be working alongside our current, and very experienced vet, who has a keen interest in feline medicine. You will also have an excellent team of 5 long-serving, hands-on nurses for support. They run their own nurse consults and are happy to get involved in schedule 3 procedures. We have a lovely support team made up of 3 receptionists, a practice manager and a practice director. We are a down-to-earth bunch, who are ready to welcome a new face to our practice! For many years we have supported our local cat charity in getting their residents ready to go to new homes. We are well known in our local area and pride ourselves on delivering a personal and professional service. If you are looking for a fulfilling role, (with endless supplies of tea, coffee and cakes!) we would love to hear from you. We're a very social bunch! We often meet up outside of work for meals, drinks and dog walks! Access to mental health services is provided to all staff. We're very lucky to have a dedicated wellbeing champion on our staff! There's always someone to talk to on those harder days.
Applicant Requirements
Ideally, our new team member will have adequate experience to be able to consult and operate independently. We can get fairly busy so the ability to work under pressure is an advantage. RCVS registration is essential, extra certification desirable.
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
Enhanced holiday entitlement
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 40 hours 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 Marcus Alphonso from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.
Marcus Alphonso
Talent Partner