Veterinary Surgeon - St Columb, Cornwall

Location
St Columb, Cornwall
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
26 Nov 2020
Closes
24 Dec 2020
Ref
BH1634 W20.1043
Contact
Claire
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We have two positions available, ideally suited to experienced veterinary surgeons, but confident new graduates would also be considered. We have one role available at our central hospital due to continued expansion and a second position at one of our branch surgeries to replace one of vets who is moving to new pastures. The hospital-based role would especially suit someone with a strong interest in soft tissue surgery, but candidates with other areas of special interest are also very much encouraged to apply. Our vets generally work an average of 4.5 days per week, plus minimal weekend work. Our out-of-hours work is covered by a dedicated team of night vets and nurses such that our day vets are expected to do little or no night work.

We prioritise ensuring that our staff have a very good work life balance such that they can enjoy the countryside and beaches in this beautiful area. We are looking for dedicated and enthusiastic applicants who value being part of a strong and supportive team and in return we are willing to offer an excellent package to the right candidates.

We are a large hospital based practice located in the heart of Cornwall with some of the county’s most beautiful coastline only ten minutes’ drive from our main site. We also have five satellite surgeries distributed throughout the county. We have a ‘best of care’ ethos and prioritise delivering a high standard of care to our patient and a top level of service to our clients. We are rapidly growing and a highly progressive practice and we have an enthusiastic, capable and vibrant team of vets and nurses. There is a very strong team spirit within our group and our staff typically stay with us for many years we provide both a first opinion and referral service and we have a specialist orthopaedic surgeon who heads up our referral team. We are very well equipped and have an onsite CT scanner.

Benefits (pro rata):

  • 33 days paid holiday (for a 5 day working week)
  • 5 days paid CPD leave
  • £1250 CPD Allowance per annum
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • VDS Membership paid
  • BVA Membership paid
  • Service based holiday entitlement increases
  • Birthday leave
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension
  • CPD/training support
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Employee opinion survey
  • Free uniform in a number of roles
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Social events
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Academy & Leadership courses
  • Focus on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free flu jabs

As a Disability Confident Employer we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long term health conditions, and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

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