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Veterinary Surgeon - Beds/Bucks border

Employer
Ark House Veterinary Surgery
Location
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
20 Aug 2021

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

We are looking for an enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon to join our team! You will be working as part of our supportive and friendly team to provide the highest level of care for our clients and their pets in the locality. No OOH duties, 1 in 4 Saturdays until 1pm. Vets work on average a 38 hour week with flexible rota either split over 5 days or over 4 days with one day off in the week.

We are a single site practice in the lovely Beds/Bucks border. For a vet, there's no such thing as the perfect job. But it's perfectly possible to get close. The right job needs to tick a lot of boxes including colleagues and management who'll willingly lend a hand when you're stretched, and lend an ear when you've had a tough day including a fully trained Mental Health First Aider. Our practice ethos focuses on doing the right thing, providing gold standard care to both pets and clients. We have excellent, confident RVNs with outstanding front of house support.

Our team includes 6 brilliant Vets, 7 fantastic RVNs and we are a nurse training practice. We have 5 fabulous Front of House staff plus our support staff.

We're keen to welcome another team player with great people skills and a sense of humour who wants a new challenge in a safe and supportive environment. We are looking for someone who demonstrates empathy with clients and a desire to practice good medicine. The ability to communicate effectively is vital, we value teamwork and appreciate staff contributing ideas to improve our practice and services.

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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Company

 

Established more than 25 years ago in the pleasant market town of Leighton Buzzard, Ark House Vets remains at the forefront of small animal veterinary practice in Bedfordshire

At Ark House Vets we offer our patients a total package of health care. We welcome pets of all shapes and sizes including mice, rabbits, guinea pigs, rats, ferrets, budgies, cats and dogs.

Our team of Vets, Veterinary Nurses and Ancillary Staff provide a professional and friendly service in which the welfare of the pets is always uppermost. We all have pets, (some more than others!) and understand the highs and lows of owning a pet - the fun but also the worry when things don't go right.

We are an approved member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Practice Standards Scheme which means we have passed an inspection focusing on an a range of areas such as hygiene, health and safety, facilities, emergency cover, laboratory facilities and staff training.

 

We are able to offer training to veterinary nurses and as an 'Investors in People' practice we are committed to the education, training and personal growth of our staff.

Ark House Vets is proud to be recognised as an Investor in People.

  • We recognise that our staff are our greatest asset.
  • We are committed to their personal development and recognition of their achievements.
  • Our staff are motivated, involved and customer focused, enabling us to effectively meet customer needs.
Find Us
Telephone
01525 373329
Location
22 Hockliffe Street
Leighton Buzzard
LU7 1HJ
GB
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