Job ID: 9721
Job Title: Veterinary Surgeon - 12 months maternity covrer
Profession: Veterinary Surgeon
Category: Small Animal
Start Date: ASAP
End Date: Ongoing
Job Description: Busy, 9 vet, mixed practice one hour south of Edinburgh in need of an enthusiastic and experienced small animal vet to join them for 12 months while one of their fabulous vets has her new baby.
This lovely branch is part of a wider team within the Scottish borders and North Northumberland, this site catering for large and small animals as well a hosting their out of hours providers. They have a varied 1st opinion caseload, mostly cats, dogs and rabbits with 15 min appointment for routine things, 30 minutes for euthanasia's/blood sampling etc. Opportunities to consult and operate are shared equally between the team. With their OOH provider being in house there is no need to transfer patients from day practice to another site, giving good case continuity and an excellent working relationship with their OOH team. There are occasionally opportunities to cover shifts for the OOH team if you would like to.
A typical working day is usually 8.30am - 6pm (8am start on an op's day) with the last consulting appointment at 5.30pm. The role will include 1:3 Saturday mornings, sole charge, 8am - 12pm with a reception team and experienced nurse to support you.
This 12 month maternity cover consists of a 4.5 day week and 1:3 Saturdays mornings, no OOH's.
The package on offer includes:
Salary dependant on experience, but up to £42, 000 for full time hours.
33 days holiday per year (pro rata for part time)
CPD encouraged and funded - 5 days annually with £1750 budget (pro rata for part time)
Staff dogs welcome, staff discounts on products (cost price) and services (50% discount)
Bike to work scheme
Enhanced sickness cover and income protection (after a qualifying period).
Help to find accommodation if you are relocating.