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Veterinary Surgeon – Gravesend

Gravesend, Kent
Competitive salary, generous CPD, exclusive discounts with high street retailers
Closing date
4 May 2021

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Animal Health, Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
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Veterinary Surgeon
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Gravesend 1Surgery Information / Job Description

Will your next career move be part of a fast growing, successful practice based in Gravesend, Kent? 

We are looking for an enthusiastic veterinary surgeon to join our great team on a full time basis, 37.5 hours per week, with just 1 in 3 weekends.

Our modern practice is purpose built to industry leading standards and has state of the art equipment including digital x-ray, in-house laboratory, Doppler blood pressure, digital radiography, ultrasound, capnography, pulse oximetry, v-gels for cats and rabbits, surgical suction and separate dog and cat wards. 

We are located on the Imperial Retail Park with ample onsite parking, easy access to the A2 and within walking distance of frequent high speed links to Central London.

You will be joining a team made up of 3 Vets, 5 RVNs, 2 SVNs, 1 veterinary care assistant, 1 practice manager and 3 receptionists. Partner and vet Paul Gunning, qualified in 2011 and holds a certificate in small animal surgery as well as having a keen interest in orthopaedics.

Person Specification

Our ideal new colleague will be a confident and motivated veterinary surgeon, who is happy to take some sole charge responsibility at points during the week and weekend once settled in to the practice. 
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You will enjoy both surgical and medical cases and have excellent communication skills as the team take great pride in the strong, long terms relationships we have built with our clients.


In return, we offer: 
• Competitive salary 
• Pension scheme 
• CPD allowance
• Exclusive colleague discounts including with High Street retailers and restaurants 
• Pastoral care, emotional wellbeing and support 
• Paid memberships – RCVS, BVA, VDS 

If you share our passion for delivering outstanding healthcare and exceptional customer service, we want to hear from you!

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Established in 2001, Vet4Pets and Companion Care provide management services to their network of small animal veterinary practices across the UK.

Practices are located either within Pets At Home stores or as standalone units, both under the highly successful joint venture business model. Vets4Pets and Companion Care form the Pets At Home Vet Group, operated with their Joint Venture Vet Partners.  As at 1st January 2015, The Pets at Home Vet Group operated 308 Vet practices across the UK, including 121 standalone and 187 in-store practices under the Vets4Pets and Companion Care brands and as at 14th November 2014, The Pets at Home Vet Group employed 841 veterinary surgeons and we are now the largest small animal veterinary group in the UK. Each Vets4Pets and Companion Care practice offers a comprehensive range of treatments from vaccinations, neutering, general healthcare and advice to the more specialised services of intensive care medicine and surgical procedures.

The Support Office is based in Kingston Lisle, Oxfordshire and employs over 145 colleagues to help support the business needs of the joint venture partners (JVP) and their teams.

Our business is underpinned by core values – “We get better every day”  “We put pets first”  “We take pride in what we do”  “We have fun”  “We do what we say we will do” and “We have fun”!

As you would expect from the market leader in small animal veterinary care we offer a supportive and friendly working environment together with career development opportunities and an excellent package and benefits that includes; competitive salary, CPD allowance and exclusive company discounts and rewards - including 20% off at Pets at Home, Rideaway, The Groom Room and the Vet Group.

If you share our passion for delivering outstanding pet healthcare and great customer service and would like to join our team, then we would love to hear from you.

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Isambard House
Fire Fly Avenue
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