We are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our Reading practice and work alongside our highly experienced, dedicated team. This is a maternity cover position with a contract length of up to 9 months however we also have a permanent opportunity available.
This role provides a varied caseload which will allow you to develop your skills, with a nice mix of surgeries and consults. If you are interested in developing your skillset, we also have the opportunity to take on some Head Vet responsibilities. We also ensure time is allocated for admin on a daily basis which allows you to concentrate on your patients during the consult time.
We have rota patterns to suit you
Typically, this position is full time over 4/5 days per week, working a combination of early shifts (8am-4.30pm) and late shifts (11am – 7.30pm), with 1:3 Saturday mornings and no OOH (when you work a Saturday, you gain a day in lieu). Our people are at the heart of everything that we do, that’s why we know that work-life balance is vital in supporting our people to be their best selves. Whether you are looking for condensed working days or flexible working hours, we can find the perfect rota pattern for you. We would welcome both full and part time applicants.
Our modern practice
At easipetcare we pride ourselves on offering high quality Vet care at prices affordable to all. easipetcare Reading is a first opinion small animal practice, and we are conveniently situated in the lovely high street of Woodley, just a 10-minute walk to and from the train station, with easy links to London. Our facility is large and modern with 4 consult rooms; a dedicated x-ray and ultrasound room and a large modern theatre and prep room.
Develop your career and find your people
Our practice is a 3-Vet team with 3 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 2 Student Veterinary Nurses and 5 Supporting team members. Our Head Vet is completing a certificate in Soft Tissue Surgery and our Practice Manager is completing a medical nursing certificate. Our team are passionate about providing gold standard care to our clients and their pets and we have a strong ethos of teamwork and communication. This is a unique opportunity to join a super friendly team and work in a supportive environment that offers the scope for further development in your chosen area of interest.
Because our employees matter
We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from -
- 6.6 weeks annual leave
- Your birthday as a paid day off
- Private medical insurance
- Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
- Cycle to Work scheme
- Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
- Non-accidental injury support
- £1250 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro rata
- Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
- Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
- All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
- All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
- Infection Prevention and Control Programme
- Quality Improvement Programme
- BVA membership
- VDS cover
- RCVS fees
- Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
- Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
- Discounted staff pet care
For a confidential chat or to discuss this role in more detail, please contact Megan Dawson, Talent Partner, on firstname.lastname@example.org / 07977242413.
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