Experienced SA Vet for Growing Team near Blackpool, Lancashire


Steph Ward
This client is a well-established, long standing practice with three branches near Blackpool in the West Lancashire region, with close access to beaches, wonderful countryside and only an hour's drive to the Lake District.

They are open 7 days a week across their two main branches, whilst also offering some weekly appointments at their small third branch practice.
Both main locations have digital radiography, Idexx in-house laboratory equipment, dental equipment (and will soon have dental radiography as well), an endoscope, ultrasound at both locations and a K-laser.

The team pride themselves on continuously improving; encouraging CPD and supporting you if you're wanting to pursue certificates or memberships.

The current team consists of six (multinational) vets, five RVN's, three student nurses, two nursing assistants and fifteen reception and admin staff who keep everything running smoothly.

This close-knit team are looking for an experienced veterinary surgeon to join their growing practice, with shifts across both locations, which are located just 10 minutes from each other. They have a high volume, varied caseload with ample opportunity for surgery as well as consulting.

The team offer 20 minute consults allowing for good client communication and a proper work up, and also cover their own OOH (from home) to provide clients with continuity of care and high standard service, supported by a nurse. Out of hours are paid on top of the salary, and you will also get your own birthday day off!

Experience is required for this role, as are empathy and excellent communication skills. An interest in orthopaedics, dermatology or opthalmology would be desirable but not essential, but the team do have the caseload to support these areas if you wish to pursue certificates or memberships in these areas. One of the Vets is currently pursuing a medical certificate.

This is a full time role, working across 4 days per week, your day off each week can be a rotating day or a set day depending on your preference.

In addition to a generous salary, dependent upon experience, you can also expect the following benefits:
• 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

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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