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Veterinary Surgeon - Southend on Sea

Southend-on-Sea, Essex
Competitive Salary
Closing date
9 Jul 2021

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Animal Health, Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
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Veterinary Surgeon
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Southend- on-Sea Vets4Pets are looking for a talented veterinary surgeon to join their friendly and supportive team! The practice opened their doors as a standalone practice in 2012 and have a lovely, loyal and varied client base. We see a wide variety of medical and surgical cases, including exotics and orthopaedics. We have a growing number of insured clients allowing cases to be thoroughly investigated and worked up to a high standard.

We pride ourselves on being a family feeling team with lots of fun and laughter whilst providing excellent gold standard care. Our team is led by Gavin Young MRCVS, who has a keen interest in orthopaedics. Our team consists of 1 JVP/Vet, 3 Vets, 4 RVNs, 1 SVN, 4 client care advisors and a practice manager. We are all friendly, approachable, close knit team that is looking forward to welcoming someone new to join us. We are a well equiped surgery, with on site ultrasound, digital and dental x-Ray, Multiparameter Monitor, Rigid Endoscope, separate dog and cat ward, isolation ward, in house lab and diathermy machine. The existing team have interests and certificates in areas including exotics, orthaopedics and feline medicine. 

The Ideal vet to join us will:

- be personable
- independent, proactive, uses their initiative, a team player, and has excellent communication skills
- ideally have at least 3 year's experience
- have good clincial skills, confident with consultations and routine procedures, and ideally be surgically based.
- understand the value of good communication, wanting to build a rapport with our clients, patients and colleagues

Special interests will be encouraged and supported.

The role is Full Time, 40 hours a week and 1 in 4 weekends (Saturday 9am-2pm, no Sundays, OOH or bank holidays)

Benefits include:
- 4 weeks holiday per year
- Relocation package and international sponsorship considered
- £3000 CPD allowance
- support if would like to do a certificate
- Professional memberships paid
- Free on-site parking
- Competitive salary
- Contributory pension scheme
- Exclusive company discounts and rewards including 20% off at Pets at Home, The Groom Room and the Vet Group

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

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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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