‘To be recognised as an exceptional and trusted provider of primary veterinary care to our patients and clients within the communities that we serve. Every patient, every client, every visit’.
Village Vet is a progressive, forward-thinking, premium veterinary group with small and medium-sized first opinion practices, four large 24-hour hospitals and a referral centre. Village Vet is based in London, Hertfordshire and Cambridge. We believe in supporting and investing in our staff, investing in our facilities and ensuring that our clients and their pets receive only the very best, primary care or specialist care. Our staff are motivated and encouraged to gain additional certificates across all levels of employment and we offer career progression within our group. We have a strong recognisable brand and we are looking for people who share our vision and our culture. We have over 330 staff members across our 32 sites and are very proud of our achievements and our reputation in the veterinary profession.
Your role and responsibilities
Village Vet Milton is a thriving 24 Veterinary Hospital on the north side of Cambridge. It is one of the very few practices in Cambridgeshire accredited by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons as a Tier 3 Hospital. Our vets and nurses offer a full range of veterinary services including preventive care programmes, neutering, vaccination and dentistry.
In addition, the hospital team provide more advanced care and services to our surrounding clinics and emergency cover to a wide range of vets in Cambridgeshire. Our nurses also offer a variety of free clinics including pet slimming clinics, dental checks and nutritional advice.
We have a fantastic part-time opportunity for a dynamic and dedicated Night Vet to join our 24/7 hospital. This hospital is running at very high standards of care as well as being well equipped to maintain these high standards. The new Night Veterinary Surgeon will join a highly experienced existing night team and will be exposed to a variety of emergencies and night care duties. This is a great role for a veterinary surgeon with a minimum of 2 plus years’ experience.
Rota: 1 in 4 weeks covering - Friday, Saturday and Sunday night. All nights are 7:15 pm to 8:15 am
- Highly competitive salary
- Village Vet bonus scheme
- Great rota
- Certificates encouraged and funding available
- 25 days per annum plus bank holidays plus birthday day, pro-rata for part-time.
- £1000 CPD allowance with five 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 a development pathway
- Linnaeus free CPD including monthly film readings/journal clubs
- Cycle to work scheme
- Eyecare vouchers
Part of an amazing global family
The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.
Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 veterinary health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets.
Our Associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team.
Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.
If you would like to apply for this position or would simply like to discuss in a little more detail – please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or complete the application..