Veterinary Surgeon

Job Location: Birmingham West Midlands

Salary: Dependant on experience

Veterinary Surgeon

On behalf of our client in the Birmingham area, just 30 mins from Birmingham city centre we are looking for a:

Veterinary Surgeon for small animals

with 3+ years’ experience (less experience considered for the right candidate) required to join their award-winning friendly team. It is a small animal, First Opinion and Referral Practice with a strong vet team of 16 including 5 Certificate holders (Cardiology, Soft tissue/Orthopaedic Surgery, Medicine, Dermatology, and Advanced Veterinary Practice). Full time (one half day, one evening off) or part time available.

The practice is big enough to offer award winning care, facilities and expertise for the Black Country’s much-loved pets. Small enough to care for client and employees alike treating them as unique individuals – family matters.

Twice voted as Best UK Vet by the pet owning public, Vet Wellbeing Award Winners 2018Highly Acclaimed 2019, Local Chamber of Commerce Workplace Wellbeing winners 2018,  Express and Star Best Place to Work 2019, RCVS Outstanding Client Experience Award at all branches, BVRA Receptionist of the Year Winner 2019, Winner of Practice of the Year, and featured on Prime-time TV, joining the Blacks Team places you amongst the best in the industry and at the heart of veterinary excellence.

The package:

Financial

  • Salary –  most competitive. Our client will not be beaten on top salary
  • Pension
  • Health Plan
  • Mental Health Support
  • CPD allowance per annum for relevant external CPD inc BSAVA membership
  • Certificate funding when ready
  • RCVS/VDS membership funded
  • Staff discount on pet care

In role benefits

  • Access to state of the art diagnostic equipment, and 11 operating theatres
  • Support of 16 vets, 24 RVNs on a ratio of 1:2, and the Client Care team on a ratio of 1:5
  • 15 minute consultations
  • High % insured client base with dedicated Insurance team of 7 to process claims and provide guidance.
  • 4.5-day week (Part time considered)
  • Superior care and professional satisfaction of providing our own in-house OOH, while on attractive rota of approx. 1:10 weekends with a 4-day weekend the following week.
  • Overnight on call 1:10, fully supported with back up from our 4 Clinical Directors
  • On site accommodation for on call OOH if required

Development/career

  • Access to and support from our 5 Certificate holders, with an established mentoring programme
  • Dedicated Vet Development Co-ordinator
  • Weekly in house CPD during normal working hours
  • Surgery/case opportunities from across the branches
  • Long term career opportunities, Certificate, and Branch Management are all possibilities.
  • Off rota induction programme
  • Sabbatical opportunities after 24 months

Rewards and perks

  • Assistance with relocation
  • Annual leave of 34 days per year (including bank holidays)
  • A rewarding role with a great forward-thinking team, independently voted twice as ‘Best UK Vet’ and ‘Practice of the Year’. Featured on Channel 4’s The Interview and BBC2 Me and My Dog.
  • Regular colleague and family social events for those who want to be involved
  • Internal recognition scheme
  • Long service additional annual leave

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