Vacancy Details

Small Animal Vet

Permanent Vet in West Riding Yorkshire

Wakefield, West Yorkshire - We are looking to recruit a permanent veterinary surgeon to join our team based at our Hospital and surrounding branches.

Working alongside our existing team of 14 vets you will benefit from plenty of clinical support as we encourage collaboration and a team ethos across all departments.

We are a friendly, appreciative and supportive team, looking for the right person with shared values. The role includes a mixture of consulting, case workup and surgery. We actively encourage the development of team members, providing training, easily accessed support and clinical guidance. We have a superb team of nurses including 16 RVNS, many of whom have additional post grad qualifications. We also benefit from dedicated receptionist support, many of whom hold BVRA and Customer Service qualifications. We have highly motivated clients and a claim direct facility is commonly used, supporting access to healthcare for all.

Our standard rota benefits from a four-day working week, with 1:4 weekends. OOH run Mon-Fri 5pm - Midnight, with on call til 8am for in patients only. Our OOH rota is 1:7 currently.
Holidays include 5 weeks standard holiday plus bank holiday entitlement, plus an additional buy and sell scheme. Whilst we do require Bank Holiday cover throughout the year, this is shared equally amongst the team and we fully close the practice on Christmas Day allowing everyone to enjoy the day with their family.

Salary depending on experience: £31,500- £55,000, additional certificates/experience may negotiate a higher salary bracket.

Accommodation and vehicle can be provided as part of a package. CPD allowance of £1750 per annum and RCVS retention fees funded. Staff discount scheme, Pension and Healthshield available. Enhanced sick pay, enhanced parental leave and cycle to work scheme. The practices are well equipped benefitting from Digital Xray at the two largest sites and Ultrasound at all primary branches (S6/S8 from IMV x 3). IM3 dental machines at all operating sites. Abaxxis lab equipment at all sites. Endoscopy, Multiparameter monitoring, Tonopen, Bair Hugger, and Ventilator available at the Alverthorpe Hospital. Part time applicants are also welcome, and we are happy to discuss different working patterns. Post graduate certificates in all disciplines are welcome and there is the opportunity to undertake funded certification for those who are interested.
West Riding Yorkshire
North West