Small Animal Associate Vet Surgeon Job, Merseyside, England - Merseyside

£30,000 - £50,000+ - Veterinarian
Ref: 8664 Date Posted: Friday 10 Jun 2022
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Salary: £30,000 - £50,000+ DOE

Package: Fantastic package available - 

• A highly motivated, stable and supportive team environment
• Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
• CPD paid days and allowance
• Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
• Private Medical Insurance
• BVA Membership paid
• Sponsorship for overseas employees
• Relocation packages, up to £10,000

Type of Work: Small Animal Vet Surgeon

Job Details: Our client is looking fora full or part time Veterinary Surgeon. They are a busy small animal practice, set across three branches, based in Merseyside. Due to them having a large team and excellent support network they can accommodate full or part time applicants and can offer various flexible shift patterns. The current full-time vets tend to work three 9-hour days and one 6-hour day. They also have part time vets working one or two days a week. The rota involves 1:4 weekends on duty, with time off in lieu.

Out of hours is outsourced from 7pm, 7 days a week. A working weekend involves a morning of consulting on both Saturday and Sunday, and only one of the weekend days providing cover until 7pm.There is a bonus paid for cases seen between 1pm and 7pm on a Saturday and Sunday.

Holiday allowance is 33 days per year including Bank Holidays, a day annual leave for birthday and length of service days (pro rata for part time).

Your role would involve working in their small animal team performing routine consultations, diagnostics, and surgical procedures. A busy surgical caseload gives the opportunity to gain experience in more complex surgical procedures if desired.

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to join their friendly 12 Small Animal Vet team which is well supported by brilliant RVNs and excellent lay staff. A number of their Vet team hold additional qualifications including certificates in Medicine and Surgery. 

The location is semi-rural at the gateway to North Wales and the Lake District with easy access to rail and motorway links and striking distance to Liverpool and Manchester. The practice is well equipped with the usual tools e.g. Digital x-ray, in house laboratory, blood machines, ECG, ultrasound scanner, endoscope, Digital x-ray etc. which allows the opportunity to work up cases. Advanced soft tissue, ophthalmic and orthopaedic procedures are performed in house. Advanced ultrasonography is provided by visiting specialists. A generous benefits package includes CPD allowance, RCVS fees, VDS membership, BVA membership and Private Health care. Competitive salary dependant on experience.

The applicant should be a Veterinary Surgeon and possess a relevant academic qualification (MRCVS). Experience is preferable, but not essential. You should have a professional approach to providing an excellent clinical service to their clients, possess good communication and interpersonal skills and be self-motivated to work independently or as part of a team. You will have the support of your colleagues, but also the clinical freedom to work up your own cases. Developing areas of special interest is encouraged with a generous CPD allowance.


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