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Veterinary Surgeon - Ulverston, Cumbria

South Lakes Veterinary Centre
Ulverston, Cumbria
Competitive Salary
Closing date
3 Nov 2021

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Animal Health, Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time, Part Time
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Job Details

Veterinary Surgeon required at South Lakes Vets, Ulverston

The Role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our team here at South Lakes Vets, Ulverston! The main responsibilities of the role will be to carry out consultations, surgery and take part in an out of hours rota shared with other practices in the local area. Days worked per week are flexible 3-4 days per week, 1 in 4 Saturday mornings including the 1 in 4 weekends on call. Salary for the role is in the region of £40,000 FTE depending on experience.

About Us
We were previously known as South Lakes Vets and are a branch practice to Alexander Vets in Barrow in Furness. We are based on the outskirts of the Lake District in the picturesque market town of Ulverston. Local Beaches on our doorstep this really is a beautiful place to work/live. In the Practice, we have in house IDEXX blood machines, a brand new x-ray machine and processor and brand new computers and computer systems. 

About the Team and Culture
We have a friendly team at Ulverston, we have 5 Registered Vet Nurses, 2 other Vets, 2 Practice Managers who visit the practice weekly along with the Clinical Director. It is a great place to work, a small team who all work together well. 

Applicant Requirements
RCVS Qualification is required for the role of a Veterinary Surgeon.

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

·         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 LGBTQ+ 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. Please quote BH3698 when applying for this role.

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We provide a shared on call service with 3 other local practices, so there is always help at hand in case of an emergency.

Find Us
01229 582900
Victoria Road
LA12 0BY
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