Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon

1066 Veterinary Centre | Saint Leonards, ENG, GB

Posted 15 days ago

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Posted on 06/09/2022
The Role
We are seeking a passionate and committed Veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly team. We strive to provide our team with a varied working day. Your duties will include consultations, surgeries, client call-backs, prescriptions, in-patient care, workups, and occasional house visits. We believe in developing and supporting our clinicians in their preferred areas of interest and are always interested in supporting CPD, certificates and other post graduate qualifications.
We are hoping our new Vet can work 4 weekdays, shifts between 8:45am - 19:00pm and a Saturday morning, shifts between 8:45am-12:30pm on a roster, currently 1:3. There are no out-of-hours or bank holiday duties. We can offer some flexibility in shifts or days and are open to discussion.
Competitive salary of up to £70,000 per annum depending on experience
Welcome bonus of £2,000
Relocation support of up to £5,000
About Us
We are a local but busy practice located in St. Leonards-on Sea. We have digital x-ray, ultrasound, dedicated theatre suite and separate kennels and cattery We opened in 2009 and have grown rapidly through recommendations from clients. We have a strong team of experienced vets and nurses and a forward-thinking Practice Manager.
We work with some local charities and are part of the RSPCA Neutering Scheme for cats and bull-breeds.
We are close to the sea, with a long promenade, and the local town has many historic sites, outdoor activities, and a variety of independent restaurants with a strong café culture. There is a thriving arts scene, and several festivals are held each year, including seafood and wine, Jack in the Green festival, the famous bonfire night parade and the annual Mayday motorbike ride, when thousands of bikes descend on the town.
Direct train links to Gatwick Airport and Central London, taking 1.5 hours to both.
About the Team and Culture
At 1066 we currently have 3 Veterinary Surgeons, 1 who is a Cardiology certificate holder, a Head Nurse who leads our nursing team of 3 Registered Veterinary Nurses and 1 Student Veterinary Nurses. We also have a great Support team of 3 and a Practice Manager.
We have a supportive and encouraging culture here at 1066, where we truly value our team and what each individual brings to our practice. We hold regular team meetings where we have an open culture for ideas and thoughts to be shared amongst the team.
Applicant Requirements
You must be registered or eligible to register for RCVS membership. We work in a collaborative way at 1066 and therefore ask that our new Vet is keen to bring their ideas to the team. We are seeking a team player with excellent communication skills and a positive can-do attitude.
Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:
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
Free Flu Jabs
£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
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. Please use BH6918 as a reference when applying for this role.
Any questions before applying?
Speak to Olivia Heaton-Tisdale from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.
Olivia Heaton-Tisdale
Talent Partner