Veterinary Surgeon - Bridgwater Somerset

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Blake Vets
Bridgwater, Somerset
Competitive Salary
23 Mar 2021
20 Apr 2021
BH2658 W21.03143
Claire Challinor
Contract Type
Full Time

Contact Details

We are a small animal practice looking for someone who is keen to learn and happy to provide sole charge, including OOH when necessary. The rota is for 1 in 9 nights on duty, 4 day working week with an average of 38 hours in the practice plus on call. Time off in lieu for days worked at weekends. Relocation assistance can also be provided.

We are a long established purpose built practice with a close knit team and low turnover of staff. We are proud to cover our own out of hours and have 24 hour on site nursing care. We are a 3 centre practice with 2 surgeries in Bridgwater (just off junction 24 of thee M5) and a branch surgery in Burnham on Sea. We have always invested in our staff and our surgery and have all the mod con’s expected of a progressive practice including dental x-ray, laparoscopic equipment, Gen11, ultrasound.

We are looking for an experienced friendly vet with practice experience, who is a team player but happy to take sole charge when necessary. We have an experienced team of 11 veterinary surgeons including 3 certificate holders so plenty of support is available. Certificates are encouraged and supported. A vet with surgical bias would be preferred but not essential.

Benefits (subject to pro rata):

•             25 days paid holiday not including bank holidays

•             5 days paid CPD leave

•             £1250 CPD Allowance per annum

•             Private Medical Insurance

•             VDS 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

•             Company sick pay

•             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 BAME and LGBT+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. 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.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.

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