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Veterinary Surgeon - Weymouth, Dorset

Dave Cumber Veterinary Surgeons
Weymouth, Dorset
Competitive Salary
Closing date
30 Jun 2021

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Animal Health, Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
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Job Details

We are looking for a full time experienced veterinary surgeon to join our busy and friendly team, who is comfortable with first opinion practice including both routine consultations and surgeries. The role would be primarily based in our Weymouth surgery, but may also extend to our Dorchester branch practice. The rota will include sole-charge OOH and weekend work, providing service to both our Weymouth and Dorchester clients. Part time applications will be considered. We are also welcoming applications from new graduates.
We are very lucky to have a purpose-built premises with modern and wide-ranging equipment. We have a well-equipped internal laboratory, two digital x-ray machines, 2 dental suites with x-ray facilities, endoscopy, laparoscopic surgical equipment, 2 ultrasound machines and 5 operating theatres. Our team is friendly and inclusive and has many individuals who have worked with the practice for 10 or more years. We actively encourage development within the team, and are keen to promote excellent service to our clients within first opinion practice. Finally, we are so very lucky to be located on the Dorset coast with all the beauty and outdoor opportunity that the area provides.
We currently have a large cohort of nurses, as well as ten vets, including two certificate holders, one AVP in feline medicine, and two more studying for certificates. We also operate a very friendly and relaxed atmosphere with ample opportunity to discuss are reflect on cases with colleagues, and encourage progressive ideas to better our patient and client service.
No skill bias is required, but due the nature of our facilities and our team the ideal candidate should have a passion to provide a high level of care. Any applicant would be supported by the team to ensure they were comfortable and confident as they developed into the role.
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
•             Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave, surrogacy pay
•             Enhanced paternity pay
•             Birthday leave
•             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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Veterinary Surgeries are like small private hospitals and as such we try to offer the best range of facilities and services to our clients and their pets.

Our staff attend training courses regularly to keep up to date with all the latest techniques and equipment to ensure that your pet has the best care and treatment available.

Find Us
01305 784197
176-178 Chickerell Road
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