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Veterinary Surgeon - Lyndhurst, Hampshire

Midforest Veterinary Practice
Lyndhurst, Hampshire
Competitive Salary
Closing date
5 Jul 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 small animal veterinary surgeon with interests in both consulting and surgery. We work in a supportive team environment and encourage and support you to develop your own interests. Our part time vet will work 2 days a week (20 hours), 2 Saturdays in 5 and a share in the in-house patient care.

We encourage clinical freedom, case independence and case continuity with an interesting and varied case load. We have lots of equipment including ultrasound, dental x-ray, and have an in-house blood machine.

We are 2 clinic vet practice situated in the New Forest. The vacancy is at our Lyndhurst Practice. We have a support team of 3 nurses and 3 receptionists at our Lyndhurst practice. Our practice has a General Practice RCVS Practice Standards status. We are a friendly team and have several certificate holders across the Practice.

We are looking for a vet who is confident in all aspects of general practice as there will be the occasional sole charge duties. Must be a team player with a compassionate and caring nature. The successful applicant will be as happy in the consult room as in theatre. The successful applicant will also have excellent communication skills and the ability to work well within a team. Developing client bonds and case continuity is very important in this role. There is clinical freedom to work up your own cases and the caseload would support studying towards a certificate, which the practice will fully support.

Benefits (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
•             BVA Membership paid
•             Service based holiday entitlement increases
•             VDS cover
•             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

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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Midforest Vets is a friendly independent practice based in Totton and the New Forest offering veterinary care to companion animals (dogs, cats, rabbits and children’s pets).

We have modern and up to date facilities and a caring and professional team. We are committed to the provision of our own out of hours service 24/7 for our clients so we will be there for you whenever you need us.

We provide our own 24/7 out of hours cover for our clients rather than contracting this on to a third party emergency clinic outside of the area. We normally attend to out of hours emergencies at our West Totton Clinic to ensure continuity of care is given to your pet by the people you know and travelling can be kept to a minimum.

Find Us
Kingfisher House
Ringwood Road
West Totton
SO40 7DY
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