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Veterinary Surgeon - Newark

Companion Veterinary Clinic Ltd, The
Newark, Nottinghamshire
Competitive Salary
Closing date
15 Jul 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 Companion Veterinary Clinic , Newark

The Role
We have an excellent opportunity for a small animal veterinary surgeon to join our small and friendly team. The role will include a good mixture of consultations and surgical work. You will be required to follow up on cases and we are keen to encourage case continuity, where possible.

  • This is a part time vacancy, although we also welcome full time applications
  • There are just 1 in 3 Saturday mornings (08:30-12:30)
  • There are No Sundays, Bank holidays or OOH’s

We see a varied, first opinion caseload including routine care, preventative health care, as well as some ECC.

About Us
We are a long-established, small animal practice in a semi-rural setting very close to the historic market town of Newark. We have built up a large loyal client base over the past 30 years and focus on giving the highest patient and client care possible. You will be joining an experienced team of 2 veterinary surgeon/clinical directors with post graduate qualifications, one in dermatology. We have a well-equipped practice with a digital x-ray machine, ultrasound machine, Idexx lab facilities and a certificate holder in Dermatology.

As a team we are very supportive and have a great working environment. When possible we enjoy the times we are able to get together for social events.

We have a well-equipped practice with a digital x-ray machine, ultrasound machine and Idexx lab facilities.

A good work-life balance to us is very important and we are lucky to live in a very picturesque, historic market town but within close proximity to many cities such as Nottingham and Lincoln. The town is surrounded by lots of beautiful countryside to enjoy outdoor activities in your spare time, as well as many heritage attractions for sightseeing and a busy centre for the shoppers among us. The cost of living in Newark is relatively low with affordable housing and we have great commuter link roads near such as the A1. The East midlands airport is also only a 45 minute drive away.

Applicant Requirements
We are looking for a veterinary surgeon who ideally has some post graduate experience. You will need to have the ability to make decisions, have good interpersonal skills, and a compassionate nature. We have a supportive experienced team that will always be on hand to help.

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
  • 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 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.

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The Companion Veterinary Clinic was established in 1989 and specialises in small animal veterinary care. We have a dedicated team of two vets and five nurses with a variety of skills. We have modern facilities in a friendly environment, a fully equipped operating surgery and use the best anaesthesia techniques and monitoring devices to ensure the best for your pet during their stay with us, whether for routine surgery or something a little more specialised. We have the latest digital radiography, ultrasound and ECG equipment, as well as on site blood analysis machines for haematology and biochemistry, enabling us to get quick answers for your pet’s health.

Mission Statement

Our Philosophy is to give the very best service to you and your pet; to get them better when sick, and advise and listen to how you wish us to manage any sick companion and proceed respecting the trust you have given.

Our emphasis is on care, knowledge and skill.

Find Us
01636 707636
The Companion Veterinary Clinic
Bullpit Rd
NG24 3PT
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