Veterinary Surgeon

Hart Veterinary Centre, Bicester
Permanent, Full time
From £40,000 to £50,000 depending on experience.

Posted on 07/06/2022

The Role

Hart Vets is expanding, and we are looking for Veterinary Surgeons to come and join us. We want to make this role flexible to suit you, so whether you are looking for full time, part time or weekends only, we would love to hear from you! We operate our own out-of-hours service and so the successful candidate will take part in that. This is currently one duty per week and one in seven weekends. We have experienced, dedicated night nurses who will take the phones overnight and look after our in-patients throughout the small hours.

The salary will be from £40,000 up to £50,000 depending on experience. Hart Vets are happy to offer new hires a welcome bonus of £5000 (pro rata), or a relocation allowance.

About Us

We are a 12 vet (FTE) small animal hospital in beautiful Oxfordshire, close to the M40 and only an hour away from the centre of London. We have two surgeries located in Bicester, our main hospital and in Waddesdon, Aylesbury.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for an organised, enthusiastic, motivated individual who will slot into our ever-growing team from day one. Someone who sees their long-term future with Hart Vets and wants to contribute to the very fabric of the practice. We are very much a teaching practice and the successful applicant will want to be able to learn as well as offer those mentoring capabilities. We encourage further study including certificates in your chosen discipline and will endeavour to support the successful candidate as much as we can in achieving that goal. 

Are you looking for just a job or are you looking for a job where you can work to your full potential? We could have the perfect role for you!

Our well-established night service at Hart Vets in Bicester, Oxfordshire is looking for a Night Veterinary Surgeon to join our highly-motivated team. The role is focused on the emergency and hospital care of a great variety of cases. You will work closely with our day team to ensure our patients have gold standard healthcare. 

Throughout the night you will be working with one of our experienced dedicated Registered Veterinary Nurses who will take phone calls, triage, care for in-patients and support you during procedures. 

You must enjoy client communication and be able to enhance the client bond through explanation and a warm, compassionate approach.

We take pride in the work that we do and that’s why we are committed to investing in the career progression of our team. Working towards an ECC Certificate accreditation would be fully supported.

Work/life balance is ever more important in this changing world and so we are happy and eager to discuss working patterns to suit your needs and lifestyle.

We have a wide range of equipment available to you at all times including:
•    Philips iu22 Abdominal Ultrasound
•    Philips ie33 Cardiac Ultrasound
•    Ligasure
•    Range of digital endoscopy
•    Multiparameter monitoring including capnography & blood pressure at all stations
•    Range of Idexx lab equipment 
•    Incubator 

Benefits Veterinary Surgeon

Because our employee's matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from:

Work-life balance

  • 5 weeks holiday + BH + LS + Birthday
  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
  • Your birthday as a paid day off
  • Private medical insurance
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Non-accidental injury support
  • £1,750 CPD allowance with up to 36 hours paid pro rata
  • Certificate support- time off and financial support
  • Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
  • All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme
  • BVA membership
  • VDS cover
  • RCVS fees
  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Discounted staff pet care

If this role is of interest please get in touch! Please use BH6034 as a reference when applying for this role.

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Any questions before applying?

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

Hart Veterinary Centre, Bicester

Browning Drive, Bicester, OX26 2XL, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal