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Veterinary Surgeon - Swansea

Swansea (Abertawe)
Competitive Salary
Closing date
23 Aug 2021

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Animal Health, Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
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Veterinary Surgeon
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We have an exciting opportunity for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our team at Swansea Vets4Pets!

Swansea offers excellent transport links with the M4 close by and Cardiff Airport about 40 minutes away. We are based within a busy Pets At Home store with free onsite parking, on the Parc Tawe Link Road. Our bright, spacious, air-conditioned surgery has been purpose built to industry leading standards with state of the art equipment including digital X-ray, theatre and in-house laboratory facilities.

You will be joining a team of 2 recently qualified vets and 1 regular locum vet with 20 years' experience, 5 nurses; 2 of them over 20 years qualified and 3 recently qualified, and 2 receptionists. Partner and Vet, Elizabeth Blackwell, qualified from Cambridge and has nearly 32 years' experience. Together we work well as a team, and enjoy the variety our clients bring.

You will be confident with all routine surgical and medical cases and special interests will be welcomed and supported. By joining Swansea Vets4Pets you will be part of a team dedicated to providing superb standards of client and animal care and as this role plays a key part within a small, friendly team, the ideal candidate will be adaptable and flexible.

The role is full time, 40 hours per week, and will include a weekend rota of 1 in 3 full weekends, of which Sundays will be sole charge. There are no OOHs, meaning all of our colleagues can enjoy an excellent work/life balance.

In return, we offer:

  •     Competitive salary (depending on experience)
  •     Pension scheme
  •     Enhanced annual leave
  •     Generous CPD
  •     Paid memberships – RCVS, BVA, VDS
  •     Career progression into managerial role
  •     Exclusive company discounts and rewards

If you enjoy an outdoors lifestyle, Swansea could be the location for you! We are close to great beaches and world renowned mountain biking trails nearby. Swansea is a university town so has a vibrant atmosphere and good night life!

If you share our passion for delivering outstanding pet healthcare and great customer service and would like to join our team, we would love to hear from you.

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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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