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Veterinary Surgeon - Chepstow, Gwent

Summerhill Veterinary Centre Ltd
Chepstow, Monmouthshire (Sir Fynwy)
Salary range is £50,000-£60,000 depending on experience.
Closing date
1 Feb 2022

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The Role

We are looking for a fantastic GP Veterinary Surgeon to join our team her in our branch in Chepstow.  You will be working in our sole charge clinic, as part of our large veterinary group of 10 clinics across South Wales.  We are looking for someone to join us on a full time basis but would consider part time for the right candidate, Saturday morning shifts at our main Newport clinic are on a fair rota basis and on average you would be working 1 in 6 shifts, there are no OOH or bank holidays as these are covered by our emergency care provider VetsNow.  Salary range is £50,000-£60,000 depending on experience.

 About Us

Our Chepstow branch is a small single consulting room clinic with separate surgical and kennelling facilities.  Our team here at Summerview Veterinary Surgery would be made up of 1 Veterinary Surgeon, 1 RVN and 2 Part-Time Receptionists.  We are fortunate to be able to provide a good support network of professionals in our group and have several certificate holders which include imaging, dermatology, surgical and medical.

We are close to local amenities in the heart of the Bulwalk community and just a 10 min drive away from Chepstow town centre.  We are 30 mins drive from the lively cities of Bristol and Newport so if you were looking for a slightly more relaxed working environment we would be perfect for you.

 Applicant Requirements

You will be MRCVS and RCVS registered who is capable of working sole charge.  We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, friendly and a self-motivated team member with previous practice experience.  

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 please get in touch.

Please use BH3227 as a reference when applying for this role.

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Summerhill Vets is a multi site, 24/7 emergency centre  that is passionate about pets in South Wales. 

Our friendly team at Summerhill Veterinary Centre aim to provide the best possible care for our patients and their owners. An extensive range of veterinary services are offered. We operate a 24/7 emergency service on site.

We are part of the largest Small Animal Vet Group in Wales, with  ten sites and our own in house , fully staffed 24/7 Emergency service located in Newport. We  have over 100 staff dedicated to the care and treatment of our patients. The surgery has grown exponentially since it was established in 1968 by Mrs Jean Morris.

We have our own in house  lab, DR digital radiography, dental radiography, K laser,  ultrasound, ecg and endoscopes available, loads of patients  and  super friendly and dedicated nurses and receptionists. 

We don't do on call and believe in spreading the other  unsociable hours as fairly as possible. We encourage CPD and further training and offer 5 days and a budget of £1500 towards your  training. We all enjoy our work and hope you do too!

Find Us
01633 255394
43 Summerhill Avenue
South Wales
NP19 8FQ
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