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Veterinary Surgeon - Holt, North Norfolk

Glaven Veterinary Practice
Holt, Norfolk
Salary range £30,000 - £55,000 depending on experience.
Closing date
16 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

We are a team who like to work collaboratively and support each other and are looking for two Veterinary Surgeons to join our team – we are flexible as to whether this be part or full time.

A standard working day starts at 8.30 and finishes at 18.30 and 1 in 6 Saturday mornings but no out of hours commitment just some inpatient covered during the week shared equally amongst the team. The majority of our team work four days a week with a fixed day off. However, if you have something else in mind, come and talk to us. Salary range £30,000 - £55,000 depending on experience. A Golden Hello is also on offer for the right candidate.

You will be working primarily at our main Holt branch with some cover at our Wells-next-to-sea branch. We are particularly looking for someone with an interest in surgery who maybe wants to start a surgery certificate or has just completed a surgery certificate and wants to grow this area of the practice. You may of course want a role that is varied with medical and surgical caseload, we can offer both. There is potential for advancement to a leadership role if desired. CPD is encouraged and well supported with an excellent CPD budget and additional staff benefits.

We are a forward thinking practice located in the Georgian town of Holt, on the beautiful North Norfolk coast. Glaven Vets has been part of the local community since the 1960’s, providing the highest standard of veterinary care for your pets, whilst offering a personal touch. We have great facilities as well as separate cat and dog waiting area and wards. Our team consists of 6 vets, 6 RVN's, 1 SVN and 2 ANA's as well as a team of 5 customer support staff.

You will have a Veterinary Degree registrable in the UK enabling full MRCVS status. Ideally you may have some experience, so someone who may have be looking to move from their first practice since graduating or someone who is looking to expand their experience of small animal practice to include leadership. Interest in developing surgical experience would be an advantage. You will be encouraged to develop your specific interests and we will support you every step of the way, including the study to certificate level.

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 click the apply button.


Here at Glaven Veterinary Practice we have a more personal and friendly approach to animal care, offering not only first class veterinary treatment for the animal community, but also advice and encouragement for our clients to help prevent illness in their pets. From basic vaccinations to our visiting skin specialist and from major surgery to flea treatments, we can help ensure that your pet stays healthy and happy.

Animal medicine has advanced immensely since this well-established veterinary practice began its life many years ago. We are proud to say that today our experienced, dedicated and professional team of staff are here to provide your pet with the expert care they deserve.

Glaven’s fully equipped premises at Holt offer a wide range of services that are beneficial to your pet. Our in-house laboratory, along with ultrasound, endoscopy, E.C.G. heart assessment and X-ray facilities, enable us to identify and treat your pet’s symptoms quickly and accurately. Consultation rooms, two operating theatres and nurse’s room are always available to deal with routine and emergency treatments, while our trained nursing staff will comfort and care for your pet in our kennel room while they are away from home.

Find Us
01263 7132000
Oakland House
Old Station Way
NR25 6DH
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