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Veterinary Surgeon

Powderham Veterinary Group Torquay
Torquay, Devon
Competitive Salary
Closing date
10 Nov 2021

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Animal Health, Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
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Veterinary Surgeon
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Registered Veterinary Surgeon Required at Powderham Veterinary Group, Torquay.

The Role

Are you looking for that next step in your career with no out of hours and only 1 in 4 Saturday mornings and an opportunity to make your mark and live in this glorious part of Devon with sea and moor on your doorstep and of course excellent secondary and primary schools, including some of the best grammar schools in the country?

Here at Powderham Vets in Torquay, we are looking for a dedicated and professional Registered Veterinary Surgeon to join our team! You will be helping with the day to day duties of an assistant Vet. You will be working 5 days a week with an early finish and time off in lieu for working Saturday morning. There is no Out of Hours, only in patient cover needed which is equally shared with the nursing team as well. There will be flexible time if needed!

About Us

We are a progressive, primarily small animal and equine practice looking for an ambitious Vet to join our team in South Devon, with two well equipped branches. You would be an integral member of a relaxed, supportive and friendly team.

At Powderham Vets we pride ourselves on our place in the community and the level of care we provide to all the pets and animals in our care.

We run 15 minute consultations and have digital x-ray, dental x-ray, endoscopy, ultrasound, laser, stem cell therapy and decent tea and coffee in our modern refurbished premises! Our case load is 95%+ small animal with the occasional Equine visit.

We currently have 2 senior Vets, 3 Veterinary Nurses, 2 receptionists and a practice manager. The salary will be from £32,000-£40,000.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for someone with experience. We would consider 100% small animal; and a good sense of humour is top priority!

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  • Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
  • CPD paid days and allowance
  • L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • BVA Membership paid
  • VDS cover
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Service-related company sick pay
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Initiatives focussed 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 use BH4073 as a reference when applying for this role.

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The Powderham Veterinary Group is a long-established modern veterinary practice based at our two surgeries in Newton Abbot and Torquay.

All surgeries are by appointment with morning, afternoon and evening sessions at both branches.

Our Torquay Surgery is a purpose built premises and opened in January 2012, due to relocation from our old Torquay surgery on Newton Road. This has enabled us to offer a broader and better service to our clients and patients.

We treat all animal species including farm animals, horses and pets.

The practice covers a wide area surrounding Torquay and Newton Abbot including Buckfastleigh, Widdecombe-in-the Moor, Bovey Tracey, Christow, Dunsford and Teignmouth.

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