Emergency & Critical Care Diplomate, Vets Now Manchester

Emergency & Critical Care Specialist – Manchester, UK - Manchester

Diplomate / Residency Trained

  • Job Ref: 13072
  • Posted on August 29th 20172017-08-29
This vacancy is now closed

Emergency & Critical Care Specialist

Package £75,000 - £85,000 DOE

Vets Now, Manchester, UK

A unique opportunity to join us in one of our emergency/speciality hospitals with ECC at its heart

Skills and experience required:

•         Must be fully qualified within the field of Veterinary Science and must be MRCVS registered or eligible.

•         Board certified or Residency trained.

Our Manchester hospital currently has an opening for an ECC Diplomate (ACVECC or ECVECC) or Residency trained individual list to join our team on a permanent basis. You will be working alongside another ECC residency trained individual as well as specialists in Soft tissue and Orthopaedic Surgery, Internal Medicine and Cardiology. You will be supported by a strong team of emergency vets, interns and nurses allowing us to support you in achieving work-life balance.

Our hospital opened in December 2016 and has all the facilities expected of a new state of the art hospital including CT and visiting MRI. ECC specialists were actively involved in the design of the hospital and the layout facilitates management of our growing ECC caseload. Manchester is a vibrant city in the northwest of England with good access to the north of England’s beautiful national parks. Manchester is also a global gateway, enjoying great air, rail and road transport services.

Vets Now is a veterinary owned and led business with a strong clinical culture and a focus on the delivery of the highest clinical and professional standards to our patients, clients and professional colleagues. We have 55 emergency clinics and 3 24 hour hospitals in the UK one of which has an active, ECVECC approved residency programme. As well as providing clinical care, our specialists have the opportunity to become involved with our innovative postgraduate training programmes in emergency medicine and our evidence based research group with the opportunity to make a wider difference to the profession.

Recognising hard work is really important to us. Our employees are our greatest asset which is why we offer a first class benefits and rewards package that includes:

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave
  • Your birthday as a day off
  • Pension contributions
  • Professional membership fee's
  • £5000 Restrictive covenant allowance
  • £3000 CPD allowance with 5 days off 
  • Compensation bonus system
  • Free holiday accommodation in Arran
  • 50% discounted staff pet care plan
  • Death in service of twice your annual salary
  • Membership of employee wellbeing programme
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Company maternity, paternity and adoption pay scheme

As well as providing a competitive package of rewards and benefits, we also take pride in celebrating our successes. This includes hosting an annual awards ceremony for those who have exceeded expectations. Clinical staff are also encouraged to attend our annual ECC Congress, the largest in the UK, which features an array of internationally accredited speakers, delegates and exhibitors.  

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Why Work at Vets Now?

Rewards and benefits

As part of the Vets Now team your package will include RCVS membership, EVECCS and IVECCS membership, VDS cover and access to a contributory pension scheme.

Exciting caseload

Working in emergency means no two shifts are the same. You'll see a wide and diverse caseload that will give you the opportunity to use all of your clinical skills.

Owned and run by vets

Vets Now was established by our chairman Richard Dixon, a vet who wanted to help the profession by meeting the growing demand for out-of-hours emergency care. We still put the profession at the heart of everything we do.

Career development

No matter what stage you’re at in your career we’ve got the openings that will help you grow and develop. Whether you want to expand your clinical skills or move into a management role we will support you.

CPD and training

You'll receive a generous CPD allowance and access to one of the most innovative training programmes in the profession. Our team of emergency and critical care specialists shape our clinical training and every year we host the UK’s largest ECC congress.

Working out of hours

We look after our teams, no matter what time of the day or night they work. Working out of hours will give you the opportunity to spend your days doing the things that fit in with your lifestyle.

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