Senior Veterinary Surgeon Job, St Helens, England, UK

Principal Veterinary Surgeon Job (FTC) - St Helens

Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job Ref: 12429
  • Posted on June 24th 20162016-06-24
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Principal Veterinary Surgeon Job in St Helens

Flexible package up to £55,000 pro rata

We have a job opportunity for a principal vet surgeon to join our out-of-hours team in St Helens on a fixed-term bass until November 2017.

As a senior veterinary surgeon, you must have a strong passion for coaching, developing and mentoring others and be motivated by driving clinical standards within our veterinary clinic. You’ll ensure the smooth operational running of the clinic, build strong relationships with local practices and customers, and monitor and evaluate all clinical KPIs.

You’ll join our dedicated veterinary team in providing an emergency and critical care (ECC) service for practices, pets and their owners in St Helens. The successful vet will be an experienced MRCVS registered (or eligible for RCVS) veterinary surgeon.

Your job benefits will include:                        

  • develop emergency surgery skills as a clinical lead
  • continuous learning and career development (CPD)
  • generous CPD package
  • VDS cover provided
  • membership for both IVECCS and EVECCS
  • contributory pension scheme

Our St Helens veterinary clinic is situated in a referral hospital and based within a quiet industrial estate. The clinic boasts a wide range of facilities and equipment including infusion pumps, x-ray, ultrasound and electrolyte and a blood gas machine. Being responsible for the overnight care of inpatients (6-23 on average), our close-knit team also deals with 1-4 emergency and critical care cases during an average evening.

For more information about this job, please contact Jay on or call 01383 841181.

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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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