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Small Animal Vet - Rotherham

Employer
CVS Group Plc
Location
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Salary
Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
Closing date
27 May 2021

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Sector
Small Animal, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Do you want a job where working to high clinical standards and leaving on time are considered equally as important?

We're looking for colleagues to join our team of 30 vets, working across 6 sites of various sizes.  We have a 24-hour hospital rated “outstanding” by the RCVS with a dedicated night team and have just completed an extension to house our new CT scanner.  We have several advanced practitioners across the group who work alongside some fantastic GPs; we're happy supporting the level of development you want for job satisfaction, whichever route that may take.  Our practice is friendly and forward-thinking with a very supportive team.  We have a very collaborative approach with a lot of case discussion and skill sharing between vets and nurses.  We would love to find colleagues with some first opinion experience who enjoy providing a high level of clinical care and are happy to work within a team.

Flexible working requests welcome with both full and part time positions available.  Weekend days are on a rota (usually 1d/month) with no OOH.  Package includes RCVS and VDS cover, pension, SAYE scheme and Perkbox.  Salary £30-£60k per annum dependant on experience.

For more information about us see www.springfieldvetgroup.co.uk  For an informal chat or to apply, please send a CV and covering letter to Shula Berg, Senior Veterinary Surgeon, at shula.berg@cvsvets.com or click Apply Now to submit an online application

Company

CVS Group plc is one of the leading veterinary services providers in the UK and owns over 450 veterinary surgeries throughout the UK and the Netherlands. These surgeries include seven referral practices providing first class specialist treatment. We also operate four laboratories performing diagnostics services for the veterinary industry and seven pet crematoria. The Group includes Animed Direct, an online store selling medicines, pet food and other animal related products.

CVS (UK) Limited was established in August 1999 to acquire and operate veterinary practices which were well established within their local community and had a reputation for high quality service. It was recognised that the value of these businesses lay in the quality of their staff and the relationship they enjoyed with their existing clients. To build on this CVS provides professional management expertise in the areas of finance, personnel, practice management, Health & Safety etc, thereby relieving local staff of many administrative tasks, to enable them to concentrate on clinical care.

As the number of acquisitions increased so did the diversity of operational styles and approaches. These are shared on a regular basis at meetings where clinical directors and other key staff consider alternative approaches to common problems. The two day CVS annual conference is now a major event in the veterinary calendar providing a broad range of CPD and where new initiatives are considered and fed back to each of the businesses.

From 2001 CVS diversified into many other aspects of veterinary business. This diversification includes veterinary laboratories, veterinary crematoria, a locum and recruitment agency, an online dispensary, and own labelled products. Currently a key focus is the expansion of its own centres of excellence providing multi-disciplinary referral services to its own practices and to the veterinary profession at large. It is also expanding its network of out-of-hours emergency centres to ensure that its clients get the best possible care whatever their needs. A recent addition to this diversification is the establishment of grooming parlours at some of its larger practices.

A major feature of CVS’s practice division is the Healthy Pet Club which provides inexpensive annual cover for routine treatments such as worms and fleas and regular health checks. With over 300,000 members this now provides a significant cost saving for clients.

CVS employs an increasing number of veterinary specialists who offer invaluable advice to their colleagues and lead the internal CPD programme. Through this support for quality CPD many of the company’s veterinary surgeons have acquired new skills of value to their colleagues elsewhere in the group. The establishment of a New Graduate scheme and the MiNurse Academy are part of a fuller CPD programme which includes more formal business skills training.

CVS has selected some single suppliers for certain types of product which has enabled us to get more competitive prices and better support from the manufacturers. However care is taken not to compromise clinical judgment through our selection of products, and this is achieved by having all decisions on the choice of veterinary products decided by a team of qualified veterinary surgeons.

CVS continues to acquire more veterinary practices and associated businesses but each one is considered with care to ensure that they are compatible with the CVS culture. The key attributes of the practices are their location, their current standing in the local community, their overall performance and the willingness of the existing practice team to embrace the CVS approach to business.

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Location
CVS Group PLc
CVS House
Owen Road
Diss
Norfolk
IP22 4ER
United Kingdom
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