Raheny Veterinary Hospital in Dublin is a state-of-the-art Small Animal Referral Hospital located in North Dublin, 800M from the Raheny Dart station with a coffee shop en route! We have all the typical mod-cons in a referral hospital allowing in depth case work up on your patients; including Digital Radiography, Endoscopy, Ultrasonography, Laparoscopy, Dentistry services, In-house Laboratory and two Surgical suites with multiparameter patient monitoring.
At Raheny, no two days are ever alike and you should expect an interesting variety of medical and surgical caseloads.
Our brilliant team consists of 8 Veterinary Surgeons, 8 Veterinary Nurses, 3 Animal Care Assistants and 6 Receptionists. We have certificate holders in ECC and Wildlife, with many of our Vets and Nurses currently studying for certificates in Dentistry, Exotics and Anaesthesia. We have a friendly, hard-working and fast-paced environment! Our focus is on offering gold standard Veterinary care with a proactive approach to employee wellbeing.
We are seeking a Veterinary Surgeon for a Fixed Term Contract up to 12 months to cover Maternity Leave starting in October.
This is a full-time position of 39hours/4 days per week with 1 in 3 weekends.
A typical work week would consist of 3 short days and 1 long day. The shift patterns are flexible.
There is no Out of Hours with this role.
Your responsibilities would rotate between different aspects of the hospital covering consulting shifts, surgery shifts and floating shifts giving all vets and nurses time to work up their cases.
The salary for this position is between €50,000-€60,000 depending on experience.
We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Surgeon who is dedicated and passionate to providing the best veterinary care to patients and clients. You will need to be a team player with the ability to work as part of a high performing team of Veterinary staff!
You will need to be proficient with surgery and internal medical case work up.
Benefits – Subject to Pro Rata
We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our staff, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive salary, you will also benefit from:
- Work Life Balance
- 22 Days Annual Leave
- Birthday Leave
- Focus on Employee Wellbeing
- Paid Maternity Leave Package
- Paid Paternity Leave
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- Full access to EAP and Wellbeing Centre
- Paid Bereavement Leave
- Company Sick Pay
- €1300 annual CPD allowance with 5 days paid CPD days pro rata
- Funding of any Certificates / Diplomas / PhD’s you may want to pursue
- Career Progression Opportunities, both clinical and non-clinical
- Dedicated CARE fund – annual contribution of €1,100 from IVC Evidensia for each Vet to use on a case of your choice to ensure successful outcome with your patient (T&C’s apply)
- Professional Memberships
- VCI membership paid
- VDS cover paid
- Additional Benefits
- Annual Pay Reviews
- Pawesome Benefits - reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with hundreds of retailers
- Employer Pension Contributions
- Free Flu Inoculations
- Discounted Veterinary Fees
- Sponsorship for Overseas Employees
- Opportunity to join company programmes (LGBTQ+, Wellbeing Champions, Nurses Committee, Clinical Board and many more)
- Relocation Packages
As a BAME and LGBTQIA+ 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.
Any questions before applying?
Speak to Shónagh Dawson from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.
Shónagh Dawson RVN
+353 (0) 86 085 0891