Orthopaedic Veterinary SurgeonLocation: 162 Dominion Road, Glenfield, Leicestershire Practice: Park Vet Group Glenfield Salary: Up to £60,000 depending on experience Practice Details
Park Vet Group is based in the wonderful city of Leicester. Leicester is the largest city in the East Midlands and is a modern city steeped in years of history there is lots to do locally whether you enjoy the great outdoors/countryside or prefer the Hustle and bustle of the city. East midlands airport is less than a one hour drive away and you can visit lots of other cities in under 2 hours, including the capital.
Your role and responsibilities
Due to continued success, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time Referral Veterinary Surgeon to join us at our Glenfield Hospital. Full and part-time applications welcomed.
- 3 or 4 day working week
- 1:4 Sat am and 1:15 Sunday (paid extra with a bonus)
You will join a friendly and enthusiastic team of vets (including certificate holders) and nurses (including two surgical diploma holders), as part of a longstanding referral service, backed up by a dedicated first opinion team and our own on-site out of hours (OOH) service.
We are a training practice and work closely with local universities & training colleges. Our fantastic team is very supportive and we have plenty of opportunities for mentoring if this is something you enjoy.
Based in our busy veterinary hospital in Glenfield, you will join two referral surgeons in driving the service forward in both Soft Tissue and Orthopaedic disciplines. As one of the referral surgeons, you will be expected to manage both an internal and external referral caseload, to aid/mentor other vets within the practice and to deliver external CPD to local referring practices.
We have all the usual kit including digital x-ray, ultrasound, a range of endoscopes, CT, ASIF and Synthes kits, TPLO/TTA/Tightrope, arthroscopy and Biomedtrix THR kits.
The ideal candidate for the role will be an experienced Veterinary Surgeon with an Orthopaedic / Soft tissue certificate or a Surgeon keen to begin studying towards a certificate.
- 5 weeks holiday per year + birthday leave day
- Salary up to £60,000 depending on experience
- CPD fully funded up to £2K and 7 days out of the practice for CPD
- RCVS & VDS fees paid
- Employee assistance programme
- Extensive learning and development programmes
- Progression opportunities
- Staff discount schemes
- Enhanced family leave policy
- Enhanced sickness policy
- Cycle2Work scheme
- Eye care vouchers
- Recruitment reward scheme
- Gym membership discount
- Flu vaccine voucher.
Part of an amazing global family
The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.
Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 veterinary health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets.
Our Associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team.
Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.
We’d love to hear from you so please contact [email protected] for more information or an informal chat.