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Small Animal Vet

Employer
3 Mile Veterinary Centre
Location
Cardonald, Glasgow
Salary
Attractive salary and benefits package
Closing date
9 Jul 2021

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

Vet or Head Vet opportunity - 3 Mile Veterinary Centre - Glasgow

We are looking to recruit a full-time, experienced small animal vet for a busy small animal practice in Glasgow's south side (35 hours per week). 

There is also an opportunity for a Vet to join us as a Head Vet. Great opportunity for a Vet looking to take their first steps into management where lots of support will be offered.

We are a very friendly team and pride ourselves on gold standard clinical care. We are well equipped and one of our vets holds her small animal medicine certificate. We consist of 4 vets, 4 RVNs, 1 student RVN, 1 VCA and 4 receptionists. 

We encourage a relaxed working environment and support each other hugely especially in this current climate. 

We are looking for a confident clinician who is enthusiastic and passionate about veterinary medicine.

In return, you will receive:

  • A competitive salary and benefits package
  • RCVS and VDS fees covered
  • Industry leading enhanced Maternity/Paternity/Adoption pay
  • Up to 7 weeks annual leave with our buy & sell holiday scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • CPD is funded and actively encouraged
  • Employee Assistance Programme - our people are our strongest asset
  • Discounted staff pet care plan
  • Perkbox, offering a variety of staff discounts for retail and entertainment venues across the county
  • Other benefits include cycle to work scheme/reduced gym membership/pension/Sharesave and others...

Want to know more or do you have any questions you want answered confidentially? Text Lisa on 07901 223 740 or feel free to contact our Clinical Director, Karen at karen.ramsay@cvsvets.com 

If you feel this is the ideal role for you please click 'Apply Now' and upload your CV and covering letter.

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.

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