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Equine Veterinary Surgeon

The Kingston Veterinary Group, Sherborne
Sherborne, Dorset
Salary is between £45,000-£60,000 depending on experience
Closing date
8 Jul 2022
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The Role                                     

The Kingston Veterinary Group have an excellent opportunity for an Equine Vet to join their team at Woodlands Equine Centre! This is an ambulatory care role based at our purpose-built centre, where you will be able to work up your own cases.
We are happy to offer flexible shifts for the right candidate, on average this will be 40 hours per week about 5 days, between 8:30 am-6 pm. Weekends are a maximum of 1:4 with the potential to move to 1:8 in the future.

Salary is between £45,000-£60,000 depending on experience and we offer a golden handshake of £5000!

About Us

We are a well-established practice, based in the heart of Dorset, just one hour from the beautiful coastline, and close to a direct rail link to London. We put animal care at the heart of everything we do and pride ourselves in having a loyal client base. Our practice is equipped with all the usual facilities including digital X-ray, video endoscopy, gastroscopy, and surgical facilities.

You would be joining our team of 4 Vets, 2 Nurses and 3 support staff, who feel that a dedicated vet who is enthusiastic about client care and wants a supportive working environment would be perfect for the role. We adopt a family-like, positive ethos in our surgery and want the successful candidate to fit right into our team. You will preferably have equine experience however this is not essential.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  • 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 focused on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities

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 quote BH5250 when applying for this role.

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The Kingston Veterinary group has a wide client base of small animal, farm and equine clients in both Somerset and Dorset. Over the years, the practice has expanded with a small animal surgery in Yeovil and equine branches located in Longburton and Buckhorn Weston. In October 2018 the practice started its daily running under the management of The Independent Vet Care.

Find Us
01935 813288
Long Street
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