Veterinary Surgeon

Whitehouse Veterinary Clinic

Posted on 03/02/2023
Whitehouse Drumahoe are looking for a full-time or part-time vet to join their fantastic team. We are very flexible in our approach to recruitment, but our ideal candidate is someone with a strong medical or surgical background/interest, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Our team are actively encouraged to study towards a certificate and any special interests will be supported.

Our staff are at the heart of everything that we do, and that’s why we know that work-life balance is vital in supporting our people to be their best selves. We recognise that this is fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our team, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do.

The salary for this role is up to £63,000 FTE depending on experience.

We are located in Derry/Londonderry, the surgery is newly refurbished, bright, spacious, and purpose-built to industry-leading standards with a digital x-ray, in-house lab, ultrasound, and up-to-date monitoring equipment.
The team is currently 2 full time vets and 2 part time vets, supported by 5 nurses, 3 student nurses and 3 receptionists, all passionate about providing the very best care for their clients and patients.

We offer a supportive and friendly working environment together with career development opportunities and the practice enjoys fundraising events for local charities.

Our ideal candidate will be RCVS registered. You will be an enthusiastic, passionate, patient, and caring individual who is interested and willing to promote and build the practice. If you share our passion for delivering outstanding pet healthcare and great customer service and would like to join our amazing team, then we would love to hear from you.
Because our employees 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 annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
Your birthday as a paid day off

Certificate support
£1250 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro rata
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

Professional Memberships
BVA membership
VDS cover

Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
Discounted staff pet care

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.


Any questions before applying?

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

Mike Burrell

Talent Partner


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