Busy, friendly SA Practice near Manchester seek confident Vet - Interest in Dentistry welcome


Steph Ward
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Surgeon to join a busy, friendly small animal practice in north Manchester. Located within easy reach of both Manchester city centre and open countryside this client has 2 branches. This role is to be based at the main site in Rochdale.

The main practice has a digital xray, ultrasound and in house Idexx blood machines, and a dental x-ray at the branch surgery.

This 5-vet team are split across the 2 branches and all have at least 1 day off a week. The vet team are supported by 7 RVNs and 2 dedicated receptionists and an excellent Practice Manager. They have a certificate holder in Veterinary Radiology who also has an interest in orthopaedics and dentistry plus other vets with interests in cardiology and dermatology.

The ideal candidate will be a confident recent graduate (2years+) who could bring new energy to the team and compliment the experience they currently have. If you have an interest in dentistry then the team can look at altering the rota to allow time at the branch surgery where the dental x-ray machine is based.

The role will be a mixture of consultations and operations and the successful applicant must be capable of small amount of sole charge work.
This is a full time position working 4 days per week 8.30am-6pm with 1:2 Saturday mornings 9am-12noon, alternatively the team are open to a 4.5 working week with 1:3 weekends.
There are no OOH with this role as Vets Now cover these hours.

The ideal candidate will be a confident recent graduate who is capable of working independently with minimal supervision. There may be occasional times of sole charge.
You will ideally have skill sets that will complement the existing team and have a willingness to learn new skills and bring new skills to the team.

Salary is between 33,000-37,000 depending on experience.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata
• 5 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
• 5 days paid CPD leave
• 1250 CPD Allowance per annum
• Private Medical Insurance
• VDS Membership paid
• BVA Membership paid
• Service based holiday entitlement increases
• VDS cover

If this role sounds of interest please email your CV through to [email protected] or give me a call on 01422 433900.

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