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Veterinary Surgeon - Ashbourne

Blenheim Veterinary Centre Ltd
Ashbourne, Derbyshire
Competitive Salary
Closing date
4 Jun 2021

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Animal Health, Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
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Veterinary Surgeon required at Blenheim Veterinary Centre, Ashbourne

The Role
Experienced, capable Veterinary Surgeon required to work three days - preferably Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 08:30-18:30 with an hour for lunch. Plus 1:3 Saturday mornings 08:15-12:45 with break. No OOH and no sole charge. We are looking for someone to undertake an interesting range of consultations and work up cases daily along with surgery one or two days per week. You will be supported by a very experienced team of Vets, Nurses and Reception staff. We are committed to providing an excellent level of care to our patients and their owners and enjoy a varied caseload, offering specialisms in Ophthalmology, Acupuncture and Orthopaedics as well as working closely with local rescue and wildlife charities.

About Us
We have all the equipment and kit that you would expect and a large, fantastic, experienced teams of Nurses and Receptionists to support our work and ensure our clients and their pets receive the best possible care. We are in the beautiful market town of Ashbourne in Derbyshire on the edge of the Peak District National Park in central England. The Peak District is famous for it's steep limestone valleys like Dovedale and Lathkill Dale and in the North, the Dark Peak area has dramatic gritstone ridges and stark moorland plateaus like Kinder Scout, the park’s highest point. The nearby village of Edale marks one end of the iconic Pennine Way footpath.

Applicant Requirements
We are looking for an experienced, capable, confident Veterinary Surgeon. The ideal candidate to join our professional team will have good general small animal medical skills as well as a good knowledge of working up cases and ideally some surgical skill. You will be part of a team dedicated to providing superb standards of client and animal care. We have a varied, loyal client base to keep your days interesting.

Benefits (Subject to pro rata)
5 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
5 days paid CPD leave
£1250 CPD Allowance per annum
Private Medical Insurance
VDS Membership paid
BVA Membership paid
Service based holiday entitlement increases
VDS cover
Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
Enhanced paternity pay
Birthday leave
Discounted veterinary fees
My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
Cycle to Work scheme
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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An independent mixed Practice in the beautiful market town of Ashbourne, Derbyshire. Serving the local community since 1 July 2002.

We pride ourselves on integrity and maintaining a friendly, family atmosphere. The centre is fully computerised and boasts three large Veterinary consultation rooms and a Nurses consultation room. Separate dog and cat wards ensure peace and quiet for cats and rabbits, etc.

Find Us
01335 342111
Blenheim Veterinary Centre Ltd
Airfield Industrial Estate
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