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Equine Veterinary Surgeon - Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Hawkedon & Homefield Vets
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Competitive Salary
Closing date
8 Nov 2021

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

We are an equine practice based in the beautiful Suffolk countryside. Successful candidates will be responsible for our popular zone visit days as well as a vital role in expanding the equine side of the practice. This is a varied role ranging from routine vaccines and dentals to the opportunity to do work ups at the practice. The practice is equipped with stables, stocks, equine dispensary, mobile digital x-ray and ultrasound scanner. Full time and part time applications will be considered.
We are set in the beautiful Suffolk countryside. We have excellent facilities for first opinion equine practice including stocks, multiple stables, sand pen and self-contained paddocks. We also have mobile digital x-ray as well as ultrasound scanners to be able to do work ups at the clients yard.
We are a team of 5 vets and 3 RVN’s split over two branches. We also have a team of 4 competent veterinary nursing assistants, as well as 3 designated reception staff. We enjoyed planning charity fundraising events pre COVID and often socialise after work going for meals.
Successful candidates will be motivated and have a high standard of patient and client care. They will take pride in their work and professional obligation. Candidates should be competent and confident in their ability.
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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Our Hawkedon Veterinary Surgery is situated in the village of Hawkedon, Bury St Edmunds.

We treat all types of domestic and farm animals and have a dedicated equine clinic for our horse clients. We treat animals 24hrs a day 365 days a year.

Homefield Road Veterinary Practice was opened in February 2009 and is a modern, comfortable and welcoming surgery that was purpose built to accommodate our customers and their pets.

We have the latest equipment with fully qualified and trained Veterinary Surgeons available to ensure your animals receive the best care possible.

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IP29 4NP
United Kingdom
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