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Fixed-term Clinical Veterinary Anaesthetist (maternity cover)

Work type: full-time, 15 month fixed-term

Location: Manchester, UNITED KINGDOM

Category: Clinical (specialist referral)

Maternity cover (fixed-term) full-time position to start beginning July 2020
Provide high quality clinical anaesthesia service
Work in a modern, well equipped small animal orthopaedic referral practice

The Role

Full-time, 15 month fixed-term with no on-call or out of hours requirement
Provision of clinical anaesthesia and analgesia

Manchester Veterinary Specialists is a busy, orthopaedic referral-only practice in Greater Manchester, United Kingdom, with close access to the M60 (Manchester ring road), M62, M6 and M56 motorways. In addition to our current Dip.ECVAA, we have one veterinary anaesthetist (non-diplomate working towards Advanced Practitioner status), two orthopaedic specialists (DipECVS), one surgery registrar (ECVS resident), seven Registered Veterinary Nurses and three surgical technicians. Manchester is a thriving city in the Northwest of England with easy links to London, Edinburgh, and many areas of natural beauty including the Yorkshire Dales, Peak District and Lake District.

As a Clinical Veterinary Anaesthetist you will provide support to the orthopaedic surgery team and perform clinical work. You will work alongside an enthusiastic team of highly skilled and experienced veterinary professionals. Clinical work comprises preparation, supervision and administration of anaesthesia, locoregional techniques, sedation and analgesia to cats and dogs undergoing orthopaedic examinations/procedures. Manchester Veterinary Specialists offers exceptional patient and client care. The practice is modern, purpose fitted and well equipped.

To be successful you will have:

Current RCVS registration (MRCVS) or eligibility to be so registered
Eligibility to work in the United Kingdom
Availability from the beginning of July 2020
A collaborative, team focused approach to anaesthesia
Excellent English language communication skills


Competitive salary
Up to 7 weeks holiday a year (+ Bank Holidays) with our Buy, Sell Holiday Scheme
The share saver scheme
Pension contributions
Subsidised membership at participating health clubs, pet discounts and cycle to work benefits and additional benefits as can be found following this link:

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