Veterinary Surgeon (NIGHTS)
26 hours per week (average)
Abington based currently, Moulton based within 12 months
We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic, self-driven and caring veterinary surgeon to join our well-established emergency night team offering gold standard in emergency and critical care.
Our emergency service covers our own three practices (including our referral service), as well as several nearby client practices. Hours of work will be 8pm – 8am, 7 nights on, 14 off, averaging 26 hours per week. The successful candidate will be working with a veterinary nurse and kennel assistant on site, and providing support to a veterinary nurse at our Moulton Practice Monday – Thursday nights.
Abington Park Veterinary Group is a busy referral and first opinion practice, and we are about to undertake an expansion at our Moulton site. We currently employee 18 Veterinary Surgeons (including numerous certificate holders in various disciplines) and have a large nursing team, employing around 80 staff in total.
Our practices are equipped with a top of the line in house laboratory which allows gold standard emergency and critical care evaluations, including, but not limited to, blood gas, primary and secondary coagulation, d-dimers, osmolality, ketones, ammonia and bile acid. Video endoscopy, advanced doppler ultrasound and digital radiology are also available on site. A CT scanner will be permanently available once the extension is completed in 2018, and is currently available (together with MRI) on a mobile basis every 2 weeks.
The successful candidate will be MRCVS – confident to work in sole charge, able to perform emergency surgery and have excellent communication skills. We are also happy to support candidates working towards a postgraduate certificate.
Attractive remuneration depending on experience.
Registered Veterinary Nurse Abington & Moulton based – DAYS
Our dedicated and professional teams at our busy 1st opinion and referral practices within Abington Park Veterinary Group are committed to delivering service excellence. Work will shortly to begin to extend our existing Moulton site enabling us to offer advanced imaging along with our medical and surgical referral service, so it is an exciting time to come on board.
Full time (38.5 hours per week), salary £19k – £21k per annum, pro rata (dependent on experience)
This position is working 8am – 8pm shifts, 4 on 4 off, so some weekend/bank holiday working is included. In addition to the salary a shift allowance of £12.50 is paid per 12 hour shift worked.
The preferred candidate will be committed, enthusiastic, and hard working individuals who are strong team players and keen to improve their nursing skills. The positions include emergency work, critical care nursing and the opportunity to assist in a range of advanced surgical and medical procedures, such as MRI/CT scanning, advanced orthopaedics, specialist nursing and nurse clinics.
A full driving licence is needed as you may be required to drive the practice ambulance to collect animals. Applicants should also be fit enough to cope with the physical demands of the role – lifting/restraining animals and cleaning.
In return we can offer competitive salaries, plus benefits including monthly in-house CPD, an annual CPD allowance of up to £500, pension scheme, staff discount (after probation) and opportunities for progression within our team of 35+ nurses.
Please send your CV and a covering letter outlining your interest and why you think you would be suitable for this position to firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible, remembering to quote the vacancy number for which you wish to be considered.