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Veterinary Surgeon - Taunton, Somerset

Deane Vets
Taunton, Somerset
Competitive Salary
Closing date
28 Sep 2021

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

We are looking for a full time veterinary surgeon to join our team. We all share the work with everyone having a chance to develop their skills whether surgical, lab work, clinical investigations, imaging or dental work as well as scheduled 15 minute consultations. There is plenty of time for admin, client phone calls, lab reporting and general case investigation and discussion each day. The role includes 1 in 4 weekends on call with 2 vets working Sat am, 1 day off each week and 1 night on call each week.

We are a progressive small animal practice on the edge of Taunton. We are within easy reach of the coast, or the Big Smoke of Bristol or Exeter. We can offer forward looking veterinary care with great facilities, in a calm professional environment where team support is paramount. You would join a team of 6 other vets, 5 VN with 2 trainees. Team work is very important to us with frequent case discussions, support and advice. We are a GP practice but with plenty of scope for developing specialist interests and advancing skills.

We are looking for a candidate wanting their next step in practice so ideally you will have some post graduate experience but we are also interested in experienced vets after a new challenge to help develop and grow the practice. In addition to your excellent clinical and communication skills, you will need to be a people oriented person, who is willing to support your colleagues.

Benefits (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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Deane Vets has practices in Taunton and Wiveliscombe.

In the last 18 months we have invested heavily in separate cat and dog wards as well as state of the art ultrasound and x-ray technology.

We've been caring for all kinds of small animals and pets in Taunton for over 35 years.

We offer large animal veterinary services.  Vaccinations, herd health planning, dentistry and emergency services.


Find Us
01823 333722
Wellington New Road
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