Field Veterinary Officer (Scotland & Northern England) - Home Based

Recruiter
Cats Protection
Location
Edinburgh Technopole
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
18 Jun 2018
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Field Veterinary Officer (Scotland & Northern England) - Home Based
Salary £52,030.80, plus excellent benefits including car or car allowance and a home working allowance

We are looking for a qualified veterinary surgeon with at least five years’ experience in small animal practice to join Cats Protection’s Veterinary Department. Reporting to the Senior Field Veterinary Officer the post-holder will be involved in the development and delivery of veterinary services throughout the charity with specific responsibility for the adoption centres and branches in the North of England and Scotland. The role is home-based and candidates must live in the area specified in the job description - extensive travel is necessary for the execution of the post holder’s duties throughout the UK.

The successful candidate will be pro-active, self-motivated with excellent communication skills, have a special interest in feline medicine and welfare and be able to work at a senior level within the charity. He or she will have the personality and knowledge to enthuse and engage with volunteers, staff and professional colleagues and help to promote Cats Protection’s veterinary policies nationally. Continuing Professional Development is actively encouraged.

A full job description and person specification is available as part of the application process.

To reward you, we have a pay scheme which provides the opportunity to progress within your pay band, subject to satisfactory performance. We also offer a range of benefits which include a generous holiday entitlement, a competitive pension offering, a private medical scheme, and a death in service scheme.

Cats Protection is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Closing date: 11 June 2018
Interview date: 12 July 2018
Ref: VS94

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