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Equine Veterinary Surgeon - Essex/Suffolk borders

Catley Cross Veterinary Clinic
Halstead, Essex
Competitive Salary
Closing date
19 Oct 2021

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

We are looking for a friendly and enthusiastic Equine Veterinary Surgeon to join our experienced team. Primarily an ambulatory role but with excellent facilities for more in depth clinical work ups and hospitalisation of patients. Continuity of case management is encouraged with the support of the whole vet and nursing team. OOH is on an equally shared rota.

Catley Cross Veterinary Clinic is a well-established mixed practice on the Essex/Suffolk borders. We run separate Small Animal and Equine/Large animal teams from a single site. You will be joining 6 equine vets and a supportive nursing team, including certificate holders and those studying for their certificate qualifications.

A can do attitude and great communication will help develop long lasting client relationships and cement your position within the practice team.

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 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 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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The Practice, previously known as Taylor and Lees, extended from its original site in Sudbury town centre to its current location in 1990 under the guidance of Robert Lees. The practice has since expanded to employ eight veterinary surgeons, two equine veterinary nurses (EVN’s) and twelve lay staff.   The new office, reception facilities and five further in patient stables were built in 2003 and a horse walker was installed in January 2009. Work has just been completed on a new building in the southern corner of the yard with a purpose built examination room and living accommodation above. About Us The Clinic has been recognised as a Tier 2 (Equine) practice; this is in recognition of attaining a set level of standards and quality.

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Catley Cross Stables,
Catley Cross,
CO9 2PE.
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