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Veterinary Surgeon - Haverhill, Suffolk

Hawkedon & Homefield Vets - Homefield
Haverhill, Suffolk
Competitive Salary
Closing date
7 Dec 2021

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

We are looking for a small animal Veterinary Surgeon to join our thriving, modern, purpose built small animal practice. This role will span over all aspects of practice from consulting to inpatient care to operating. Candidates will be a vital part of the team setting a high standard of patient care. The role will be 3 - 4 shifts of 8.30am-6.30pm, 1 in 4 weekends, 1 in 4 Saturday mornings and 1 night duty per week.

We are located in the expanding town of Haverhill in a modern purpose built practice that boasts ample space to host a busy small animal first opinion practice. We are equipped with 2 theatres, a radiography suite, dental x-ray, isolation unit, as well as separate kennels and cattery.

We are a 5 vet and 3 RVN practice split between two branches, with 4 competent nursing assistants and 3 designated receptionists. We are a team that prides ourselves on supporting each other to provide the best client and patient experience possible. We also enjoy social events as a team such as meals out or charity fund raising activities.

The successful candidate will be a motivated, ambitious, competent individual with a care for attention to detail. The candidate will pride themselves in working to the best of their abilities and enjoying providing excellent patient and client care.

Benefits (subject to pro rata 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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