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Veterinary Surgeon

Companion Care Vets
Bedford, United Kingdom
Salary up to £60,000 depending on experience
Closing date
13 Feb 2024

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Small Animal, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time, Part Time

Veterinary Surgeon
Bedford Companion Care

Full or part-time positions available

Would you like to join our growing friendly and supportive team at Bedford Companion Care, we are currently looking to hire 1 full time and 1 part time Veterinary Surgeons. 
We are an RCVS accredited small animal practice with x-ray, ultrasound, in-house laboratory, haematology, biochemistry, dentistry and isolation. We are accredited silver cat friendly and rabbit friendly clinic. We believe in a good work life balance and are happy to accommodate a flexible rota. We also have a visiting ophthalmologist and peripatetic surgeon for orthopaedic and advanced soft tissue surgeries. We are keen on sustainability and use low flow anaesthesia, segregated recycling and fur clipping recycling (making mats to soak up oil spills).

You will be joining a passionate team made up of 4 vets, 5 nurses, 2 student nurses, 2 VCAs, plus practice manager and amazing Client Care team. One regular locum recently described our team as ‘the best [he has] worked with’ and two of our previous vets regularly return as locums. The team holds a variety of interests from behaviour and wellness through to exotics! We always encourage CPD and are happy to support study towards a Certificate. Keen interest in surgery or imagery would be welcomed but not essential.

The team sees a wide variety of cat, dog, rabbit and exotic medical and surgical cases and offer 15-minute consults as standard.
You will feel confident with routine surgical and medical cases and enjoy building strong relationships with patients, clients and the wider team. We would also be happy to consider applications from new graduates.
This is a full or part-time position, we are happy to be flexible to work with you on the hours. There are 1 in 4 weekends on a rota but no out-of-hours We can also accommodate working shorter hours across 4 days a week if that suits you more.

The practice is bright, spacious, air-conditioned and is purpose built to leading industry standards with state-of-the-art equipment including digital x-ray, ultrasound and in-house laboratory facilities and also offers benefits from plentiful free parking located on a busy retail park. Bedford is on the main train line to London, and within easy reach of lovely countryside views and walks, Woburn safari park and deer park and Milton Keynes for shopping.

In addition to a rewarding role in a superb location, you can also expect to receive.
•    Competitive salary up to £60,000 (depending on experience)
•    Excellent career opportunities and development due to our varied case load 
•    1 in 4 weekend rota 
•    No OOHs 
•    Relocation allowance*
•    5.6 weeks Holiday rising to 6.6 weeks after 2 years’ service
•    Contributory pension scheme Generous
•    CPD and funding of certificates 
•    Paid memberships (RCVS, BVA, VDS)
•    Private medical plan 
•    Cycle to work scheme.
•    Colleague reward hub – exclusive offers and discounts online and on the high street including 20% of Pets at Home, the Groom room and Vets4Pets.
•    Employee Assistance Programme 
For further information about this exciting opportunity please contact 

Brand: Companion Care

Location: MK42 7AZ
*Only applicable to direct applications

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