VA141 – Veterinary Surgeon – Part Time Weekends – Wanstead Veterinary Hospital

Exciting times — be part of the change! We are expanding and are recruiting to fill two new part-time veterinary surgeon roles to support our amazing team of hospital vets. Both roles involve regular Saturday work and would be perfect for those that enjoy a fast-paced hospital environment and would like more free time outside work.

Role one: 20 hours a week. The hours are 9am-2pm on Thursday and Friday, and 9am to 7pm every Saturday.
Role two: 10 hours per week. The hours are 12pm to 10pm every Saturday.

There is the opportunity to pick up occasional extra daytime shifts if requested.  The successful candidates will be strong team players looking to expand their experience in a busy hospital environment and will share our philosophy of practicing to the highest clinical standards and providing excellent client care. You will have the opportunity to work alongside Certificate holders and diplomats in a range of specialisms.

Wanstead Veterinary Hospital sees an incredibly interesting and varied caseload, no day is the same, it’s a great environment to learn from our talented team of certificate holders and specialists. The Hospital provides an excellent first opinion, emergency, critical care, and referral service to our clients and local network of 20 branches and work to the highest clinical standards. There is great diagnostic support, with a new CT scanner, a commercial laboratory, a strong medical team, and experienced surgeons routinely conducting advanced orthopaedic, soft tissue, and minimally invasive surgery all available on site.

The salary is in the region of £35-60k fte pro rata depending on experience and hours. In addition, we offer a generous CPD allowance plus up to 5 CPD days per annum. The Goddard Veterinary Group sees CPD for veterinary surgeons as an investment in the individual, as well as for the practice, and is keen to support study for certificate qualifications.

If you can demonstrate commitment to working to the highest clinical standards, dedication to delivering excellent client care and a desire to help and support both clients and colleagues, then we’d love to hear from you.

We have a great benefits package including:

– Simply Health which provides cashback/refunds on many routine medical costs such as dental care, physiotherapy, optician, chiropractic fees, and more.
– 24hr Employee Assistance Programme.
– Generous shopping/leisure discounts (never pay full price in all the major shops and cinemas again!).
– Cycle to work scheme.
– Great colleague pet discount scheme.
– Membership allowance for BVA, BSAVA or SPVS
– Colleague Introduction incentive.
– Increasing holiday allowance with length of service

In 2022 we are celebrating our 70th anniversary and have 44 branches, 3 hospitals and our own nurse training college. We value all of our colleagues and our forward-looking approach means we have introduced a Colleague Forum to listen to our peers’ views, as well as monthly Town Hall meetings, communicating real time updates, taking polls with live Q&A’s to ensure we’re making the right, collaborative decisions for our people. All our senior managers are Mental Health First Aid trained and we offer Wellness plans for all our new starters.

We have a great reputation for looking after our employees and over 20% of our team have been with us 10 years or more.

If you are interested in this rewarding role and would like to know more, please click the apply button now, if you would like more information or an informal chat to discuss the role further please email vacancies@goddardvetgroup.co.uk