Job ID: 12448
Job Title: Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon - Part Time
Region: South West
Profession: Veterinary Surgeon
Category: Small Animal
Start Date: ASAP
End Date: Ongoing
Job Description: Due to expansion an opportunity has arisen to join the team at a successful first opinion, RCVS accredited, small animal practice in St. Austell on a part-time basis.
The practice has gone from strength to strength since opening in 2016 and is now an extremely successful business, providing a first-class service to our loyal client base. This is all down to the teams’ hard work and they are all super proud to have a really low colleague turnover, with many of their team having been with them since opening and no leavers for 3 years.
The successful candidate will be working alongside an experienced and stable team of 2.5 vets, 1 of whom is studying for a Small Animal Medicine Certificate. They have an exceptional and loyal team of 2.5 RVNs, 1 VCA, 1 student Nurse and a 4 strong front of house team, all supported by their Practice Manager who is also a qualified RVN and Mental Health First Aider.
Your days are well structured with consults given 15 minutes as standard (based on the teams’ individual preferences) and with time for breaks, emergencies, admin and lunch all factored into your day. The team get together every morning for a daily ‘natter’, as well as holding a quarterly team meeting and regular informal check-ins.
As this role is about expanding this brilliant team and what they can offer our clients, they are happy to be flexible and consider a variety of hours. Ideally, they are looking for between 22-30 hours a week with some Saturdays, but if these hours don’t quite suit you and you’re looking for a rota and role that works around your existing responsibilities and/or hobbies, then they'd still love to hear from you and would be happy to talk about your preferred hours.
They are looking for a team player with great communication skills and someone that shares their passion for providing the highest level of veterinary care. This is a great place for you to grow and whether you are an experienced vet or a new graduate,, they have excellent and friendly mentors to help you along the way.
Included in the package on offer:
Salary starting from £40,000 for a new graduate, and increasing with experience, plus paid overtime!
No out of hours or Sundays
Paid holiday of 28 days (5.6 weeks), rising to 33 days (6.6 weeks) after 2 years of service
Paid professional memberships including RCVS and BVA
Dedicated and very generous CPD allowance and time off including funding towards Certificates after 1 year in service
Life assurance 4 x annual salary
Contributory pension scheme
Cycle to work scheme
Colleague reward hub – exclusive offers and discounts online and on the high street