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Veterinary Surgeon

Marple Veterinary Centre
Stockport, Greater Manchester
Competitive Salary
Closing date
30 May 2022

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The Role

Here at Marple Vets We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced small animal veterinary surgeon to join our long established, friendly, growing practice. The role can be flexible, but we are offering a minimum of a 3-day week with Saturday mornings on a 1 in 4 basis. There is no OOH or on call. Our consultation appointments are 15 minutes each and you will be responsible for 1 day a week in theatre. Salary up to £45,000 FTE depending on experience.

About Us

At Marple vets we pride ourselves on client satisfaction and provide our clients with the highest standard of customer care. We keep all communication open by providing progress reports on results, prognosis, treatment options and costs involved at all times. We are a well-equipped practice with our own Dental suite, 3 consulting rooms an operating theatre and we are also an RCVS accredited and approved Nurse training practice.

Marple is a very friendly town with a variety of local shops and a large supermarket, the Peak Forest Canal is on the outskirts of the town which is located only 20 minutes away from vibrant Manchester in one direction and the beautiful Peak District in the other, with excellent transport links by road and rail

Applicant requirements

We are looking for an enthusiastic, caring, small animal veterinary surgeon with excellent communication skills.  All applicants will be considered but the role is ideally suited to a vet with several years of clinical experience. The ideal candidate will have experience and the ability to work sole charge and perform basic surgery. Further study towards a certificate is encouraged and supported. Good communication, client skills and teamwork are a must.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  •          Up to £5000 relocation allowance and up to £1500 welcome bonus
  •          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
  •          Service-related company sick pay
  •          Sponsorship for overseas employees
  •          Initiatives focussed on employee wellbeing
  •          Relocation packages
  •          Career progression opportunities
  •          Free flu jabs

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ 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 BH3952 as a reference when applying for this role. 

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Marple Veterinary Centre is based in Marple, Stockport - you will find us on Hibbert Lane.

We are a small animal veterinary practice, and have been caring for the pets of Stockport for over 40 years.

Yvonne Watson, the Principal Vet, took over in the year 2000.

Our aim is to provide the highest standard of affordable, quality veterinary care in a relaxed, friendly yet professional environment

Find Us
0161 427 3035
2 Hibbert Lane
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