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OOH's Small Animal Vet 7 on 7 off - Wolverhampton


Julie Powell

Our client has successful out of hours business covering 19 local practices in the Wolverhampton area.

Due to the continuing success the practice is now looking to recruit an additional experienced night vet. This is a sole charge out of hours role working 7 nights on and 7 nights off on a 1 week in 4 rota, alongside a small team of a RVN, an ACA and Receptionist. It can get quite busy, however, there is a duty flat with an opportunity to have some sleep on most shifts, as the experienced ACA will be on duty and awake all night. There is room in the hospital kennels area for up to 20 cases at one time, although the average is usually 5-10. This is a great opportunity to be involved in interesting emergency cases such as GDV's, Cesareans, Pyometras, surgical investigations as well as medical cases. This is a full-time position; however, the client is open to part-time applications.

You will be joining a team of 20 Veterinary Surgeons, 30 Nurses, 2 cert holders and more mid study within the group. The main hospital in Wolverhampton is equipped with CT scanner, in-house blood machines, digital x-ray, ultrasound, capnography and dental x-ray and a network of branch surgeries, providing first opinion services.

The ideal candidate is RCVS registered, with a proven record of out of hours experience. An ECC certificate would be desirable or an interest in achieving one, as the practice will financially support this. Good team leadership skills are essential as you will be working in a small team dealing with potentially stressful situations. You must have excellent communication skills and have the ability to deliver good client care during difficult conversations. You must have good organisational skills and be able to prioritise cases.

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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