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Veterinary Surgeon – Potters Bar. Hertfordshire

Village Vet, Potters Bar
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Highly competitive salary
Closing date
17 Dec 2021

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Small Animal, Hospital, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time, Part Time
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Job Details

Village Vet are seeking a new Veterinary Surgeon for a Permanent position to be based at our multi vet practice in Potters Bar Hertfordshire.

The Practice

Village Vet, Potters Bar, is a lovely modern, well established first opinion practice in Hertfordshire. It has been part of the Village Vet family for over 20 years.

Our experienced team are really friendly and supportive and we currently have three long-standing vets (covering two full time roles), three RVNs and a student Veterinary Nurse.  The permanent team have all been here for over 5 years with the Head Vet working with us for over 12 years and the Head Nurse for over 25 years!

We have the best of both worlds; we have the back up of one of the Village Vet Vet24 RCVS accredited hospitals 15 minutes away when needed for more complex medical and surgical cases but have a fantastically equipped practice for keeping many cases in house. We have digital x-ray, dental digital x-ray, an ultrasound machine, in house blood machine and bronchoscope in the building permanently. We have air con and free parking in the back car park.

We have the RCVS General Practice Small Animal accreditation, are a silver-acredited ISFM Cat Friendly Clinic and have recently taken steps in house and with our clients to reduce canine anxiety where possible within the practice.

The Role

We would like the applicant to be confident in general medical, surgical and dental cases and be keen to perform a mixture of consulting and surgery in order to utilise all your skills and benefit the practice.

Rota is Monday – Friday (half day on Wednesday) + 1:3 Saturdays (8:30 – 4:30), 1:12 Sundays & 1 Bank Holiday per year (at the St Albans hospital).

We pride ourselves at Potters Bar on providing excellent client service so we need someone who enjoys this side of working as a vet and is keen to become part of our lovely team.

Successful Candidate

Veterinary Surgeon.

We will consider Veterinary Surgeons with a variety of experiences

The Package

Benefits include;

  • Highly competitive salary.
  • Village Vet Bonus scheme.
  • Great rota.
  • Certifications encouraged and funding available.
  • 25 days per annum plus bank holidays plus Birthday Day.
  • £1000 CPD allowance with 5 days off to attend (Higher budget/courses negotiable).
  • RCVS fees paid.
  • VDS Membership.
  • Staff discount scheme.
  • Workplace pension scheme.
  • Generous sick pay allowance.
  • BUPA Employee assistance programme for 24/7 wellbeing support.
  • Dedicated line management with development pathway.
  • Linnaeus free CPD including monthly film readings/journal clubs.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Eyecare vouchers.

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We pride ourselves in our friendly, professional and compassionate approach to both you and your pet and will try our hardest to ensure that we can meet all your expectationsOur facilities are new, modern and clean, and we offer a separate dog and cat waiting and kenneling area, full surgical and dental facilities, x-rays, endoscopy, ultrasound, ECG, Doppler and In house blood testing facilities. There is also a unique vet shop which offers a wide range of pet products. There is ½ hour free parking outside the practice. Out of hours, emergencies are covered by the Village Vet St Albans (Caytons) 24-hour hospital, so you can be assured that your animal will be in safe hands. We look forward to welcoming you and your pet to our excellent facility. Please drop in at any time if you would like a tour of our Potters Bar facilities or to meet our team.

Find Us
7-9 Southgate Road
Potters Bar
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