Job ID: 12063
Job Title: Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon
Region: Yorkshire and Humber
County: West Yorkshire
Profession: Veterinary Surgeon
Category: Small Animal
Start Date: ASAP
End Date: Ongoing
Job Description: We are currently recruiting on behalf of a client who are looking for a small animal vet to join their exciting, friendly, first opinion practice in Halifax.
Halifax is in the heart of West Yorkshire, just over half an hour from Leeds and only an hour from Manchester Airport, making it the perfect location for those wanting to explore and get away on their days off. The practice itself is located Southwest of the town centre and only a mile away from the local train station, where there are regular trains to neighbouring cities such as Leeds, making it easily commutable from the local area.
If you are looking to join a team that has a great family feel then this would be the team for you. It is made up of 2 full time vets, 2 visiting surgery certificate holders 3 days a week , 5 RVN’s, 2 VCA’s and a front of practice team, led by the practice manager. If surgery is your thing and you are looking to grow your experience in this area this could be supported.
The surgery itself has undergone refurbishment in the past couple of years and is home to some high quality equipment. This aids the high volume of surgical referral cases that the practice see from West Yorkshire, Lancashire, and Humberside, along with the routine 10-minute consults that are run. These consults are extended to 20 minutes for complex cases, and vets are allocated around an hour for daily admin outside of consults, to ensure they finish on time.
The team are looking for an experienced vet to join them on a part time basis, working Monday, Thursday, and Fridays with 1 in 3 Saturday mornings 9am-12 noon, but no OOHs. You will ideally be confident working sole charge as this will be required on the weekends, however you would be supported by their competent nursing team who support the vet team with every aspect of the role.
Included in the package on offer is a competitive salary dependent on experience, generous CPD allowance, contributory pension scheme and more.