Veterinary Surgeon

Hillman Vets, Arboretum
Permanent, Full time and/or Part time
between £40,000-£46,000 FTE depending on experience.

Posted on 21/02/2022

The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Veterinary Surgeon to join our close-knit team. We have a diverse day on offer for the successful candidate with day to day duties involve consulting (15 minute consultations) and operating, working 4 days per week, with an expectation to work 1:6 Saturdays, no OOH’s. 

Salary for the role is between £40,000-£46,000 FTE depending on experience.

About Us

Hillman vets are a 6 branch practice based in the West Midlands. We have branches based in Walsall, Darlaston, Brownhills, Lichfield and Cannock. We are a strong team consisting of 9 FTE Veterinary surgeons with varying interests and 11 FTE Veterinary nurses. We also have a strong support team of VCA's and dedicated receptionists. We have digital x-rays machines, Ultrasound machines which we use for abdominal scanning and also echocardiograms. We also own a laser therapy machine and laparoscopic equipment. We support certificates and further personal development and currently have 4 of our vets studying for certificates. We are opposite the Arboretum park in Walsall and have close links to Birmingham city centre. Here you will find a huge range of shops, bars, restaurants and theatres to enjoy.
We have 9 FTE Veterinary surgeons and 11 FTE Veterinary nurses. We have 22 support staff in our team which include VCA's and dedicated receptionists. We currently have 4 veterinary surgeons studying towards certificates in Surgery, Ophthalmology and Diagnostic imaging. We also have special interests in cardiology, medicine, physiotherapy and exotics amongst our team. We require a new veterinary surgeon who can join our team and help us to continue being able to offer a high standard of care to our clients in both medicine and surgery.

Applicant Requirements

The successful candidate will have use of a digital x-ray machine, laparoscopic equipment and ultrasound. The candidate would not be expected to work out of hours and the weekend rota is 1: 6 Saturdays 9am-3pm. Ideally the successful candidate would have experience in consulting and routine surgery.

Benefits (subject to pro rata)

·         5 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
·         5 days paid CPD leave
·         £1250 CPD Allowance per annum
·         Private Medical Insurance
·         VDS Membership paid
·         BVA Membership paid
·         Service based holiday entitlement increases
·         VDS cover
·         Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
·         Enhanced paternity pay
·         Birthday leave
·         Discounted veterinary fees
·         My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
·         Cycle to Work scheme
·         Pension
·         CPD/training support
·         Paid bereavement leave
·         Company sick pay
·         Employee opinion survey
·         Annual pay reviews
·         Social events
·         Sponsorship for overseas employees
·         Academy & Leadership courses
·         Focus 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 Gavin Gallagher from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.

Hillman Vets, Arboretum

58 Lichfield Street, Walsall, WS4 2BX, West Midlands, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal