Job ID: 9753
Job Title: New / Recent Graduate Small Animal Vet - £31,500 - £40,000
Profession: Veterinary Surgeon
Category: Small Animal
Start Date: ASAP
End Date: Ongoing
Job Description: Exciting opportunity available for a new or recently graduated vet to join an expanding team on the beautiful South Wales coast working out of high quality hospital premises in Bridgend and committed to excellent clinical care and extremely high standards.
This practice has silver level cat friendly status from the ISFM and has been awarded "outstanding" in 5 separate RCVS awards. They have extensive experience of employing new and recent graduate vets, many of them still with the practice. With the assistance of a fantastic and diverse team of nurses, support staff and vets, including Advanced practitioners, they would relish the opportunity to assist you in developing your skills and grow your confidence within the profession. Alongside support from the team you will also be enrolled on both the groups new graduate program and the new RCVS Graduate Development Program. You will be eligible to join any number of the special interest groups within this group, allowing you to discuss , amongst many other things, complicated cases, new literature or upcoming CPD with fellow peers from all over the UK.
This role currently involves a varied mixture of consulting, medical investigations and surgical caseloads. Vets generally have 1 full operating day a week and 3 days of consulting, operating and procedures. As a practice, they actively encourage their vets to follow their cases through from consultation to diagnosis and treatment. Once your confidence has grown they would love for you to be able to carry out some branch work, with the reassurance of always having the ability to ask for help when needed. Veterinary surgeons currently work a 1:12 out of hours rota which includes 2 part weekends, 2 Saturday mornings and 1 week of nights. The remaining 11 weeks are an average 4 day week. Whilst on call you will always have the full support on one of the teams friendly senior veterinary clinicians who will be there to advise and help you with anything that you may need.
The package on offer includes:
A salary of £31,500 - £40,000 commensurate with experience
28 days holiday per year
2 weeks full sick pay and 2 weeks half sick pay
RCVS, VDS fees paid and one other subscription of your choice
Work based pension