Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon

Forest Lodge Veterinary Practice Ltd, New Milton | New Milton, ENG, GB

Posted 9 days ago

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Posted on 31/10/2022
The Role
We are looking for an enthusiastic colleague to join our friendly team of small animal vets who are driven to provide our patients and clients with an exceptional level of care.
Friendly, experienced and supportive environment, with currently regular 15 min consults with ample time for case work ups. We encourage clinical freedom and case continuity and can provide help and support from our experienced team, whilst further developing skills in the practice. We are looking for a veterinary surgeon that enjoys being a good general small animal vet who loves to build good client relations with a caring nature. Someone who is friendly, enthusiastic and a good team player. We are looking for a veterinary surgeon with some post qualification experience, and who is confident in consultations and basic surgery spays, castrates and dentals. Ideally we would like to find a candidate with a surgical bias to join our team. Generous CPD allowance and further learning is encouraged and supported.
Salary for this role is up to £58,000 (pro-rata) depending on experience.
A £2500 golden hello is also on offer!
Relocation payment available subject to IVC approval.
About Us
Based in the beautiful New Forest (New Milton), close to Bournemouth and Southampton and lovely local beaches. We offer a good work life balance.
Our rotas are split to enable consulting and operating times to be equally shared within the team. There are no weekday OOH, our weekend rota is currently is 1 in 6, 8.30am to 5pm Saturday and on call 8.30am to 5pm Sunday.
We are a well-equipped practice with Digital X-ray, Dental X-ray, Ultrasound, K-Laser, Inhouse Lab with direct links to Idexx, Isolation Unit, separate dog and cat areas, Endoscopy, Laparoscopy that prides itself on high standards of care.
We are an RCVS accredited fist opinion practice. We are a well-established team of 7 vets with various interests from skin, behaviour, medicine, surgery (certificate holder) and imaging. Certificate studies are supported and actively encouraged.
Applicant Requirements
We are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon with some post qualification experience. We would like some who is confident in consultations and basic surgery, spays, castrates and dentals. Generous CPD allowance and further learning is encouraged and supported. Interest in Cardio would be an advantage.
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 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 Maizie Brown from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.
Maizie Brown
Talent Partner