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Summer 2024: New Grad Veterinary Surgeon

Broad Lane Vets Ltd
Coventry, West Midlands
Starting Salary of £35,000
Closing date
19 Mar 2024
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About Us

All of our vets - whether recent graduates or 30 years qualified - receive support tailored to their needs, along with a fantastic package of benefits. Our team of 15 vets includes several Certificate holders along with a wealth of experience, covering imaging, surgery, medicine, dermatology, feline practice (being Gold Cat Friendly) and ECC. We recently extended, providing dedicated areas for our 2 scanners and digital x-ray, plus a designated dental room with dental x-ray, and separate cat, dog and isolation wards. There's even a staff pet kennel area!

The Role

New graduates have a designated VetGDP Adviser for the day-to-day, along with access to the well-regarded XLVets Graduate Development Programme, which provides structured clinical and non-clinical modules, along with social events throughout the year, offering lots of opportunities to meet up with colleagues working at other forward-thinking independent practices. Mentoring in-house is moulded to the individual's needs, with practical in-house scanning sessions, theatre scrub-ins, monthly clinical club discussion groups, and regular one-to-one catch-ups. no night work, as we've been using a local out-of-hours provider for 20 years. Late evening and weekend shifts are shared fairly across the team, and an experienced colleague is always rota-ed alongside new/recent grads to provide hands-on support. Friday off after working Saturday. Organised practice Summer and Christmas events, and we’re a social bunch, enjoying catching up for walks, meals, Escape Rooms, trampolining, mini golf etc.

Successful Candidate

We're looking for a new grad vet with communication skills and enthusiasm, wanting to kick-start their career in a supportive and progressive, independent practice.

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The Package

· New grad starting salary of £35,000 (based on a 5-day week / 41 hours)

· Overtime paid at £35/hour

· Standard CPD allowance of £2k and 5 days off each year (though stretched as needed)

· 6 weeks holiday per annum, plus 1 extra day for each year of service

· 1 paid Volunteering Day per year

· Enhanced sickness pay

· Enhanced maternity pay

· Vitality Private Medical Insurance

· Health cash plan membership

· Workplace pension (NEST)

· Cost price own pet treatment

· BSAVA or BVA subscription paid

· RCVS retention fee and VDS cover paid

· Career breaks/sabbaticals/unpaid leave available

· Monthly team meetings

· Regular one-to-ones

· Genuine flexible working options

To apply please email your CV and cover letter by clicking the Apply now button.


Established in 1969, the practice has been trusted by generations of Coventry pet owners over the last 50years. We have grown and evolved, but are proud to still be an independently-owned local practice. Today, our fantastic team of caring veterinary professionals make full use of the latest advances in veterinary medicine to look after both pets and their owners, and we are still passionate about treating pets the way they should be - as one of the family.

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02476 464789
255 Broad Lane
West Midlands
United Kingdom

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