Locum Veterinary Surgeon – Darlington, County Durham
Are you a qualified and RCVS registered veterinary surgeon or soon to be?
Are you looking to join an established small animal practice?
Are you looking for…
A great salary of up to 65,000?
A working week of 4 days?
No OOH work?
A generous CPD allowance?
We have an opportunity for a Locum Veterinary Surgeon to provide maternity leave cover at a small animal practice in Darlington on a fixed term basis for 12 months.
The practice is looking for a veterinary surgeon who has good experience gained in a small animal practice, a veterinary certificate in your specific area of interest, excellent communication skills and the ability to create trusting and dependable relationships with your clients. You will be competent in routine medical and surgical procedures and consultations in order to provide the gold standard of care to the practice’s patients and clients.
This role is full time for 4 days per week, along with weekends on a rota. There will be no OOH work or on-call duties.
Benefits of the role
The practices provide a high standard of clinical care and prides themselves on having staff members who stand apart from the rest and have a real passion and vision for how they work. They provide ongoing training and support to all team members through dedicated training centres.
All staff and patients benefit from the access to the best diagnostic equipment such as MRI machines and CT scanners and state of the art operating theatres in their nearest 24hr animal hospital.
Type: Small animal
Hours: Full time, 4 days per week
Weekends: On a rota
Sole charge: None
Branch work: N/A
Computer system: Freedom
Team: 8 vets, 9 RVNs, 3 SVNs and a supportive non-clinical team across 2 branches
Consultations: 15 minutes
Large nationwide group of practices and small animal hospital
Large community of highly skilled veterinary professionals
Committed, forward thinking and deliver clinical excellence
Offers continual training with professional development along with a dedicated training centre
Provides advanced veterinary diagnostic equipment including MRI machines and state of the art operating theatres
Career progression opportunities available
Provides continual ongoing training to ensure personal growth and development
Provides state of the art diagnostic equipment
Access to a wide variety of cases including more complex cases to ensure continual learning and development
You will have practical experience gained in a small animal practice
You will ideally have a bias or area of specialism that you would like to pursue
You will be comfortable with routine surgeries and consultations
You will be self-motivated and enthusiastic
An interest in pursuing a certificate would be supported and encouraged
You will be ambitious, driven, and forward-thinking
You will set a positive working environment and lead by example
You will enjoy mentoring and coaching others and sharing knowledge and experience
You will have a calming approach when dealing with a busy practice environment
You will be passionate and dedicated to providing excellent clinical care
You will have excellent customer service and communication skills
You will have career aspirations to continually develop your clinical skill set and knowledge
You will have areas of special interest that you would like to pursue
The practices are fully equipped with all the latest diagnostic equipment and there is a wide range of state-of-the-art services available, including:
Fleas, ticks and worming
Salary: Up to 65,000 per annum, commensurate to experience
Holidays: 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays
CPD: Generous allowance of 1,500 with 3 days to attend
Memberships: RCVS, VDS and BVA fees paid
Workplace pension scheme
Paid 4-week sabbatical after every five years of service
Access to a learning and development platform
Vehicle or vehicle allowance
Access to employee assist programme
Internal courses available ongoing
Attendance bonus schemes
Exclusive company discounts and rewards scheme
Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
RCVS registered and qualified or soon to be
Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom
Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
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