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Hospital Veterinary Surgeon - Bath

Bath Veterinary Group
Bath, Somerset
Competitive Salary
Closing date
5 Nov 2021

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

This is an exciting opportunity for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly, supportive team in the beautiful city of Bath. The role comprises of 50% hospital inpatient work and 50% branch surgery work. The position is an average of 35.25 hours per week spread on a rolling 4 week rota, working every 4th weekend and Bank Holidays that fall on your working rota. No OOH.

Rosemary Lodge is a long established Tier 3 hospital with on site MRI, CT, digital x-ray, dental x-ray and in house diagnostics. Our 7 satellite branches vary in size and facilities but all have established teams and friendly clients. We have 140 employees (40 vets/43 nurses) working across 8 sites. Bath Vets pride ourselves on our friendly working environment and our focus on staff wellbeing. Staff are actively encouraged to develop their skills and knowledge via in-house learning and CPD.

The ideal candidate will have post graduate small animal experience. Experience of working sole charge and in a busy hospital would be an advantage.

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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Bath Veterinary Group provides the best care for your pet 24-hours a day.

Combining the convenience and continuity of qualified vets and nurses at your local surgery backed up with the support of Rosemary Lodge Veterinary Hospital, the group provides exceptional care for your pet.

All our surgeries are accredited and approved by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and the hospital is the only practice in Bath and the surrounding area to acheive the highest, Tier 3, hospital standard.

Rosemary Lodge is home to Bath’s only emergency centre with vets and nurses on-site 24 hours a day, and is one of the UK’s leading referral hospitals providing state-of-the-art equipment and an outstanding team of veterinary professionals.

We have surgeries in Wellsway, Lower Weston, London Road, Oldfield Park, Marshfield, Peasedown St John, Saltford, and Melksham.

Bath Veterinary Group - exceptional, affordable care.

Find Us
01225 832521
Rosemary Lodge Veterinary Hospital
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