Senior Small Animal Vet near Preston

Our client has two sites based in the Blackburn area, who are looking for a Senior Small Animal Vet Surgeon to join their friendly team.

The practice has a "family orientated feel" that works well together, they all support each other and aspire to provide the highest standards. The practice is 100% small animal with a large and varied caseload. They have great facilities including; K-Laser, ultrasound, in-house haematology and biochemistry, digital radiography (including dental radiography). The two sites are located near Blackburn and have great commuting links to Manchester, Liverpool, The Lake District and The Yorkshire Dales. The area has three local theatres with live music, comedy and drama and there is also a Museum and Art Gallery locally too. Blackburn is surrounded by plenty of places for the outdoor enthusiast, with the West Pennine Moors to the Leeds and Liverpool canal, and numerous hiking and cycling trails.

The clinics have a fantastic team over the two surgeries. 5 vets, 6 qualified nurses, 2 ANA, 2 student nurses & they also have 8 experienced support staff. The new Clinical Director has a PG Certificate in Diagnostic Imaging and another vet who has a keen interest in exotics.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience and have an enthusiastic approach. You must also be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills and be comfortable with all aspects of routine and first opinion procedures and you will be keen to look after and work up your own cases. You will be a good team player with a great sense of humour. Your passion will lie in developing not only your own skills, but those of your colleagues. You will be keen to mentor & support others too.

The role will involve daily consulting and operating. You will be providing high quality clinical care to all pets and an outstanding client experience. The role will be full time working a 4 day week with no out of hours and 1:4 Saturdays on a rota.

Benefits will include:
• 5 weeks paid holiday not including Bank Holidays
• 5 days paid CPD leave
• 1250 CPD Allowance per annum
• Private Medical Insurance
• VDS and BVA Membership paid
• Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
• Pension
• Company sick pay
• Annual pay reviews

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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