Veterinary Surgeon – Meldreth, Cambridgeshire

Job Type
Category
Vet
Reporting to
Area Manager
Region
Cambridge
Hours
45

Description

Exciting opportunity for a veterinarian with minimum 2+ years UK experience to work as part of a team in a small, client focused practice with high standards of care in a beautiful village setting.

The suitable person needs to work well with all staff as well as be client focused. The Meldreth practice has good equipment and an experienced nursing team to allow high levels of care.

Part time role would be expected to cover either or both ends of the day – The practice is open 9am to 7pm on Week-days. Weekend rota is 1 in 3 Saturday mornings. 9-1pm

As a team member you will be responsible for the day to day veterinary work and contribute towards the performance of the practice.  You will have the support of the Cambridge Village Vet team and the 24-hour Whittlesford and Milton hospitals.

Benefits include;

  • Highly competitive salary
  • 4 weeks holiday plus bank holidays (one bank holiday per year to be working is compulsory with a day back in lieu)
  • As of 1st January 2020 holiday allowance will increase to 25 days per annum plus bank holidays plus Birthday Day.
  • RCVS fees paid
  • VDS Membership
  • £1000 CPD allowance with 5 days off to attend (Higher budget/courses negotiable)
  • Staff discount scheme
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Holiday entitlement increase with years of service
  • Village Vet Bonus scheme
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Tax free childcare

Information About Us

Our Vision:

To be recognised as an exceptional and trusted provider of primary veterinary care to our patients and clients within the communities that we serve. Every patient, every client, every visit.

Village Vet is a progressive, forward thinking, premium veterinary group with small and medium sized first opinion practices, 4 large 24-hour hospitals and a referral centre. Village Vet is based in London, Hertfordshire and Cambridge. We believe in supporting and investing in our staff, investing in our facilities and ensuring that our clients and their pets receive only the very best, modern first opinion or specialist care. Our staff are motivated and encouraged to gain additional certifications across all levels of employment and we offer career progression within our group. We have a strong recognisable brand and we are looking for people who share our vision and our culture. We have over 300 staff members across our 32 sites and are very proud of our achievements and our reputation in the veterinary profession.

Your Main Responsibilities

  • PATIENT/CLINICAL CARE – Working to high level of clinical care within a team. Village Vet prides itself on working to a very high standard of care and supports RCVS Practice Standards Scheme.
  • CLIENT CARE – We strive for exceptional levels of client service and satisfaction.
  • TEAMWORK – Working within your team, and the wider hospital teams, to contribute your skills, efforts and personal strengths to help ensure a harmonious team ethos at all times.
  • MANAGEMENT TEAM – You will be fully supported and developed to allow you to grow and achieve your full potential.

Essential Experience Required

  • 2 years minimum UK experience in small animal medical and surgery.
  • Awareness of the operational aspects of the practice that affect practice profitability
  • Capable of working in a sole charge situation

Desirable Experience Required

  • Previous experience in a 24-hour Emergency Critical Care Centre
  • Awareness of the operational aspects of the practice that affect practice profitability
  • Having worked in a sole charge role

Personal Skills & Qualities

  • Self-aware, positive attitude and receptive to change
  • Effective communication skills within the team and with clients
  • Ability to work as a strong contributor to a team
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