Veterinary Surgeon

Churchview Vets, Heswall
Temporary, Full time and/or Part time
Salary for this role is up to £50,000 depending on experience.

Posted on 25/11/2021

The Role
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, personable Veterinary Surgeon to join our welcoming and supportive team on a fixed term contract to cover a period of maternity leave.

We offer excellent first opinion services giving our vets a varied and broad caseload. Being confident and happy with some sole charge work is important.

Your shifts will be 40 hours a week over 4 days, with 1:4 Saturday morning clinics. No out of hours work. Although this is a temporary contract to cover maternity leave there is every possibility it could lead to a permanent opportunity for the right candidate

Salary for this role is up to £50,000 depending on experience.


About Us

Churchview Vets is a well-established, RCVS accredited, 100% small animal practice in a great location on the Wirral, enjoying proximity to both city and countryside.

We pride ourselves in offering exemplary customer service for our loyal client base and are strong believers in preventative care. Working with us will allow you to offer your clients an outstanding customer focused service and provide reassuring case continuity. The practice is small but very busy and every day is truly varied.


About the Team and Culture
We are a tiny but mighty team of 2.75 FTE vets and 2.5 nurses with a capable and enthusiastic support team. Any new member of our team is always surrounded with support and willing assistance!


Applicant Requirements
MRCVS. You will be experienced and confident in all aspects of first opinion practice, being equally happy in the consult room or in surgery. Your attributes should include being a team player with first class communication skills and a demonstrable commitment to exceptional client care for our patients and their owners.


Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

- Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service

- CPD paid days and allowance

- L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy

- Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay

- Private Medical Insurance

- BVA Membership paid

- VDS cover

- Birthday leave

- Discounted veterinary fees

- Various discounts including retail & gym memberships

- Cycle to Work scheme

- Service-related company sick pay

- Sponsorship for overseas employees

- Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing

- Relocation packages

- Career progression opportunities

- Free flu jabs


As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.


If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.

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Any questions before applying?

Speak to Susan Todd from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.

Susan Todd

Talent Partner

Churchview Vets, Heswall

48 Pensby Road, Heswall, CH60 7RE, Wirral, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal