• Veterinary Surgeon

    Location: Hours: Primary Care, Full time Practice: Park Vet Group Salary: Up to £50,000 Practice Details Park Vet Group

Due to our continued success, we have some exciting opportunities available across The Park Vet Group.

The Park Vet Group was established over 100 years ago and are a multi-site, primary care and referral small animal, and farm animal group of practices spread across Leicestershire. With sites in Whetstone, Glenfield, Saffron Lane & Scraptoft Lane, all of our sites are self-sufficient and are fully equipped. Our sites run independently and see their own varied caseloads. We also have referral interests in, diagnostic imaging, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, small animal soft tissue surgery and a dedicated emergency hospital service, 24 hours a day at the Glenfield Hospital.

As an Associate at The Park Vet Group, you will be joining a friendly and enthusiastic, large, team of vets across our sites (including certificate holders in imaging, surgery, and advanced practitioners in ophthalmology. We also have surgeons studying towards medicine & critical care certificates.) Across the group we also have an experienced nursing team (including two surgical diploma holders) & a wonderful front of house team too who support us daily. Here at The Park Vet Group, we do offer some fantastic referral, out-of-hours (OOH), and advanced services, but we equally champion our primary care vets and the fantastic service we can offer for routine and first opinion caseloads also. As a team, we often discuss clinical cases and have monthly team meetings to share knowledge and communications. We often work closely with Willows, a local referral site, to run additional in-house CPD events. We run a journal club and enjoy socialising events outside of work too, when possible. It is fair to say that we all get on well as a team and enjoy our working days together. We have a real team spirit, and any new associates will be warmly welcomed.

Our variety of experience levels means that we have been able to offer a fantastic new graduate programme that offers great support. We are a nurse training practice and work closely with local universities & training colleges too. We, therefore, have plenty of opportunities for mentoring if this is something you enjoy.

Our branch sites are well equipped as is our Glenfield Tier 3 PSS Hospital, which includes kit such as; digital x-ray, ultrasound, a range of endoscopes, CT, ASIF and Synthes kits, TPLO/TTA/Tightrope, arthroscopy & Biomedtrix THR kits, exotics ward and orthopaedics department.

In your spare time, there is lots to enjoy locally. The Park Vet Group is based in the wonderful city of Leicester which is the largest city in the East Midlands. Leicester is a modern city steeped in years of history and there is lots to do locally whether you enjoy the great outdoors/countryside or prefer the Hustle and bustle of the city. East Midlands and Birmingham airport are 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

Here at The Park Vet Group we are able to offer roles that can include the opportunity to be involved in advanced cases alongside first opinion duties. We are keen to support certificates for our associates where we can for personal and business development. We understand the need to be flexible with working hours and are open to discussing the ideal role for you. We welcome full and part-time applications, and our day roles include no OOHs.

If you are a Veterinary Surgeon, considering new opportunities in 2022, why not have an informal chat with us or please do come visit our practices/hospital site for a tour and in-person chat, to see if we may have the matching opportunity for you!

 

Benefits

  • Salary up to £50,000 dependent on experience
  • Funding for certificates considered
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays + birthday leave
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • Wellness program including:
  • Employee assistance program
  • Eyecare voucher scheme
  • Free annual Flu jab
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Recruitment referral reward scheme.
  • £2,000 welcome bonus Ts&Cs applied.

At Linnaeus, we are committed to supporting the physical and mental health of all our Associates. We have an amazing team of Mental Health First Aiders (MHFA) across our practices and central support office in addition to a confidential Employee Assistance Programme which is available for everyone.

 

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.


If you would like to apply for this position or would simply like to discuss in a little more detail – please contact [email protected] or complete the application form below.

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