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Equine Veterinary Surgeon

Penmellyn Vets
St Columb, Cornwall
Competitive Salary
Closing date
21 Dec 2021

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

Registered Equine Veterinary surgeon required at Penmellyn Vets, St Columb Major Hospital.

The Role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join our equine only practice based in Mid-Cornwall. We are open to both full and part time applicants and can be flexible for the right candidate. The out of hours rota is shared with a neighbouring practice on a 1:7/8 basis whether full or part time.

About Us
Penmellyn has a good mix of experienced and recently graduated equine vets with various interests and are the only equine only practice in Cornwall. Excellent facilities, including inpatient stabling and theatre. DR, Gastroscope, endoscope, electric dentistry kits and clinic based scanner available. Support given by our dedicated equine nursing, admin and groom teams. One of our biggest assets is our tight knit team who work hard together to provide an excellent service to our clients. We have 25 FTE Vets including SA. Our clients range from competition horses to happy hackers and we have good relationships with many local charities. Our excellent out of hours rota gives you plenty of time to explore and experience all that the beautiful Cornish countryside has to offer.

Applicant Requirements
We are open to applications from both experienced and new graduates who can provide further support to with our experienced team.
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
•    Sponsorship for overseas employees
•    Initiatives focussed 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.

Please use BH4209 as a reference when applying for this role.

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Our practice has over a hundred years of history but with our flagship St Columb Major Hospital, referral centre and network of local practices we’ve ensured we remain at the forefront of veterinary practice in Cornwall.

Our practice motto is ‘Best of Care: Modern Medicine, Traditional Values’. Care that encompasses welcoming our clients and rewarding their loyalty with discounted Pet Health Plans. Care for our patients, ensuring not just that our clinical standards remain optimal, but that each pet presented to the practice is treated by all staff just as we treat our own. Care for our staff, encouraging and funding training courses for constant professional development.

In our Newquay, Pool and Padstow & St Merryn local practices, we have established clinical and reception teams so you can be sure friendly and familiar faces will greet you and your pet at each visit.

Our St Columb Major Hospital, with clinical staff on-site 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, is equipped as a local clinic, referral centre and emergency clinic. It is the home of A30 Referrals, offering advanced expertise to practices throughout Cornwall and South Devon in disciplines including Orthopaedic, Spinal and Soft Tissue Surgery, Cardiology, Ophthalmology and hospitalised case management. As an emergency centre, we are equipped to provide urgent support for pets needs ranging from Caesarians and Road Traffic Accidents to Spinal Surgery and Rehabilitation.

We encourage our clients to take out Pet Insurance, and are all our clinics are able to provide registration with PetPlan. A sound insurance policy not only offers peace of mind to our clients, but ensures that advanced health care is available in NHS-style ‘Free at the point of use’ and removes financial concerns from the treatment options you select for your pets. We always provide clients with a range of treatment options for you to choose the care you want for your pet. By explaining in detail any processes involved, we aim to bring you in to treatment plan as much as possible, with all the guidance you want.

At Penmellyn Vets, we believe successful health care for your pet can best be served by a partnership between owners and your veterinary practice team. We look forward to working with you towards a long and healthy relationship between you and your pet.


Find Us
01637 880307
Station Road
St. Columb Major
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