Full or Part Time Small Animal Vet - Merseyside


Julie Powell
Our client based in Merseyside is looking for a Full or Part Time Veterinary Surgeon to join their team.

The practice is in a semi-rural location close to the Lake District but with great access to rail and motorway links and close to Liverpool and Manchester. The practice is well equipped with the usual tools (digital x-ray, in house laboratory, blood machines, ECG, ultrasound scanner, endoscope etc) which allows the opportunity to work up cases. You will be joining a 12 Small Animal Vet team which is well supported by brilliant RVNs and excellent lay staff. Advanced soft tissue, ophthalmic and orthopaedic procedures are performed in house. Advanced ultrasonography is provided by visiting specialists. A generous benefits package includes CPD allowance, RCVS fees, VDS membership, BVA membership and Private Health care.

The client is open to full or part time applications. The current full-time vets tend to work four 9-hour days, or three 9-hour days and one 6-hour day. The part time vets currently work one or two days a week. The rota involves 1:4 weekends on duty, with time off in lieu.

The practice provides out of hours cover until 10pm and this then moves to neighboring practice. Typically, you will be required to do one weekday OOH shift every other week. Weekends alternate between Friday/Sunday cover and just Saturday cover. OOH is incentivised with bonus paid for cases seen.

Your role would involve working in our small animal team performing routine consultations, diagnostics, and surgical procedures. A busy surgical caseload gives the opportunity to gain experience in more complex surgical procedures if desired. You will have the support of colleagues, but also the clinical freedom to work up your own cases. Developing areas of special interest is encouraged with a generous CPD allowance. You must be registered with the RCVS, preferably with some experience but this is not essential. You should have a professional approach to providing an excellent clinical service to clients, possess good communication and interpersonal skills and be self-motivated to work independently or as part of a team.

For more information on this role or if you would like to apply then please contact [email protected] or give me a call on 01422 433900.

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