We are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our experienced, dedicated, and friendly team at our well-equipped, first opinion, small animal hospital.
"We are proud of our overnight inpatient care service"
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Join our friendly, experienced, supportive, and dedicated vet team at Spinney Vets. We provide an excellent rota which gives our colleagues a great work/life balance to explore the fabulous countryside around the historic town. Northampton is a large town with great road and rail links to both London and Birmingham within one hour. With beautiful countryside on the doorstep, the town is surrounded by pretty villages with an abundance of country parks and pleasant places for dog walking, running, hiking, or cycling. There is also a wide range of pubs and restaurants in the local area too.
You will be working with our fabulous and friendly team of well-established vets and nurses, as well as our Client Care team and new Patient Care Assistants (PCAs). The PCAs roles were created last year as part of our expansion which we are extremely proud of. Spinney Vets has two branches, a large, well-equipped RCVS accredited hospital and recently expanded GP accredited surgery. We have certificate holders in Surgery and ECC and vets with a special interest in Orthopaedics, Laparoscopy, Dentistry, Rabbit medicine, Ophthalmology, and Dermatology. As a team we are always happy to collaborate with each other on complicated cases, or support a colleague should they want to progress more in a certain role.
The ideal candidate would have a minimum of two years UK experience, be confident in both general surgery and medicine, and possess exceptional communication skills. We are looking for someone who is friendly and keen to be part of a great team. We actively encourage all of our colleagues to take CPD in their chosen area and we have lead nurses now developing the nursing roles in the team which is something we are extremely proud of. For all your hard work, we offer generous time off following inpatient duties. You will be required to work four-day weeks plus 2:8 Saturdays Inpatient care rota, 1:8 weeknight, and 1:8 weekend. No OOHs calls (provided by Vets Now)
What we offer:
5 weeks holiday plus public holidays and a day off for your birthday
£1000 CPD allowance and up to 5 days for CPD, plus Industry-leading Linnaeus in-house CPD program
Certificates encouraged and funded
RCVS/VDS/BVA membership fees paid
Linnaeus wellness program
Eyecare vouchers/flu jab
Cycle to work scheme
Childcare voucher scheme
Generous associate discount
Salary commensurate with experience