Job ID: 10021
Job Title: Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon - £35K - £60K
Region: West Midlands
County: West Midlands
Profession: Veterinary Surgeon
Category: Small Animal
Start Date: ASAP
End Date: Ongoing
Job Description: We currently have a lovely opportunity available for a permanent small animal vet to join one of the last remaining independent practices in south Birmingham.
The Practice Owner qualified from London in 1996 and has an interest in rabbits, small furries and preventative healthcare – if you like rabbits you can choose to see lots, if not - you can choose to see none! She runs a friendly, kind and caring practice with an emphasis on animal welfare. She is supportive, loyal and does not tolerate nonsense from clients so will always have your back.
The practice has a fantastic team of 3 receptionists, 9 nurses, a practice manager and a kennel assistant. They have all the usual equipment including slit lamp, loupes and ultrasound plus digital x-ray.
Saturdays will initially be 1 in 2 (8.30am – 12.30pm) with plans to reduce this to 1 in 3 as the team expands. Vets work a 4 day week Monday – Friday with an additional day off following a Saturday morning worked. Therefor the current weekday rota is 3 days alternating with 4 days. Weekday hours are 8.30am – 6.30pm with the last consult at 6pm and lunch breaks factored in. There are no OOH’s or night duties.
The package on offer includes a salary at the top end of the SPVS range (starting at £35k for a new / recent graduate to circa £60K DOE) CPD is covered and is negotiable depending on need. You will receive 5 weeks paid holiday and cost price treatment for your won pets. Kennel space is also available to bring well behaved dogs to work.