The veterinary profession has been increasingly female-dominated for many years now, with a marked predominance of women over men graduating veterinary college. So, when the phrase ‘gender pay gap’ is bandied around, where male workers are paid significantly higher salaries than their female counterparts, the assumption would be that it doesn’t apply to the veterinary world. However, that may not be the case. [Read more…]
Before employing a veterinary surgeon or nurse, Practices need to make a number of checks. These include confirmation of their right to work in the UK, that their qualifications are valid, and their registration with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) is up to date.
Continuous Professional Development (CPD) is an on-going requirement for all vet surgeons and nurses registered with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS). [Read more…]
Working as a locum brings many benefits: the chance to experience a variety of working environments, both geographically and in Practice size and types (Small Animal, Farm, etc.). It provides a wealth of experience in learning to dive into new and potentially challenging situations and adapt to different teams of people. [Read more…]
For the majority of veterinary surgeons, entering the profession is a vocational choice, rather than a calculated career move. Most veterinary degrees take five years to complete and once attained, graduates are committed to a lifetime of continuous professional development. [Read more…]