Westside Veterinary Clinic is a busy, well established small animal practice located on the outskirts of Cork city centre. We are in the process of expanding and upgrading our veterinary services, which includes the addition of a new Part-Time Veterinary Surgeon to join our team!
We have all the usual in-house facilities and equipment aimed to ensure we offer the highest possible standard of veterinary care to our patients and clients. We have Ultrasound, Blood Analysers, Microscopy, Endoscopy, Xrays and more. We have a faithful client base and frequently work very closely with charities.
Our location near Cork city means we have excellent access to bus routes into the city centre. Our current team consists of 4 Veterinary Surgeons and 4 Veterinary Nurses. We have an Opthamology specialist and another Vet undertaking a certificate in Internal Medicine. We actively encourage continued development and support all interest with CPD. We hope the new candidate will join our team of young and enthusiastic professionals. We pride ourselves on upkeeping a work-life balance for all and delivering a high standard of veterinary care.
This is a permanent, Part-Time position for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon.
Day-to-day duties would be routine small animal clinical work that includes surgery and first opinion consultations. You would be responsible for ensuring high standards of patient care, excellent client communication and thorough work-up of clinical cases.
The Part-Time position would require you to work 2-3 days per week which includes a Saturday morning shift every second weekend, 9am-1pm.
There is no OOH for this role.
Salary for this role is up to €65,000 pro-rata and depending on experience.
You must have a degree in Veterinary Medicine and registered with the Irish Veterinary Council.
The candidate must be confident in most aspects of clinical work with a desire to provide excellent veterinary care.
This position requires a level of experience that would not be suitable for a new graduate.
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