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Veterinary Surgeon - Northamptonshire *Relocation Assistance*

Spinney Lodge Vets
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Salary Commensurate with Experience
Closing date
9 Dec 2021

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Small Animal, Hospital, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job description

“we are proud of our overnight inpatient care service”


Join our friendly, experienced, supportive and dedicated vet team at Spinney Vets. We provide an excellent rota which gives our colleagues a great work/life balance to explore the fabulous countryside around the historic town. Northampton is a large town with great road and rail links to both London and Birmingham within one hour. Beautiful countryside on the doorstep and the town is surrounded by pretty villages with an abundance of country parks and pleasant places for dog walking, running, hiking or cycling. There is also a wide range of pubs and restaurants in the local area too.

You will be working with our fabulous and friendly team of well-established Vets, Nurses, Customer Care team as well as our new team of Patient Care Assistants. The PCAs roles were created last year as part of our expansion which we are extremely proud of. Spinneys Vets has two branches, a large, well-equipped RCVS accredited hospital and recently expanded GP accredited surgery. We have certificate holders in Surgery and ECC and vets with special interest in Orthopaedics, Laparoscopy, Dentistry, Rabbit medicine, Ophthalmology and Dermatology. As a team we are always happy to collaborate with each other with complicated cases, or support a colleague should they want to progress more in a certain role.

The ideal candidate would have a minimum of 2 years UK experience, be confident in both general surgery and medicine with exceptional communication skills. Someone who is friendly and keen to be part of a great team. We actively encourage all of our colleagues to take CPD in their chosen area and we have lead nurses now developing the nursing roles in the team which is something we are extremely proud of. For all your hard work, we offer generous time off following in patient duties. You will be required to work 4 day weeks plus 2:8 Saturdays Inpatient care rota 1:8 weeknight, 1:8 weekend. No OOHs calls (provided by Vets Now)

What we offer:

5 weeks holiday plus public holidays and a day off for your birthday

£1000 CPD allowance and up to 5 days for CPD plus Industry leading, Linnaeus in house CPD program

Certificates encouraged and funded

RCVS/VDS/BVA membership fees paid

Linnaeus wellness program

Pension scheme

Eyecare vouchers/flu jab

Cycle to work scheme

Childcare voucher scheme

Generous associate discount

Salary commensurate with experience


We are an RCVS Approved Veterinary Hospital (the only one in Northampton) with a team of 12 Vets, 13 RVNs, 6 SVNs, 8 Receptionists and a Practice Manager providing the highest standard of care for our patients.

Based in Northampton, Spinney Lodge Vets is a well-established, first opinion practice with an ethos of being committed to excellence. Our small animal practice has three branches all located within a few miles from Northampton town centre at Spinney Lodge, Wootton Fields and Abbey Centre.

Our extensive facilities include Digital Radiography, Dental Radiography, Ultrasound, Endoscopy, ECG, 'In House' Laboratory, 24 hour hospitalisation. Our vets regularly perform Laproscopic surgery, Orthopaedic surgery and Cardiac Scanning.

We are also an Approved Veterinary Nurse Training Practice (TP), and offer our clients a wide range of preventative healthcare services at our Nurse Clinics and within our Pet Health Club.

Find Us
01604 648221
Spinney Lodge Veterinary Hospital
491 Kettering Road
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