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Veterinary Surgeon

Companion Veterinary Clinic Ltd, The
Newark, Nottinghamshire
Salary: up to £75,000 depending on experience plus £10,000 golden handshake bonus
Closing date
20 Jul 2022
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An exciting opportunity has become available at Companion Vets for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our lovely team.

This role will be varied, with first opinion caseload including routine care, preventative health care, as well as some ECC. The role will include a good mixture of consultations and surgical work, but it can be more focused on consultations if this is what you require, we offer 15-minute consults. We are keen to encourage case continuity, wherever possible.

Full time: 40hrs per week, part time hours will be considered, no OOH.

Salary: up to £75K DOE plus £10,000 golden handshake bonus

Relocation allowance available

About Us

We are a long-established, small animal practice in a semi-rural setting very close to the historic market town of Newark. We have built up a large loyal client base over the past 30 years and focus on giving the highest patient and client care possible. You will be joining an experienced team with post graduate qualifications in our well-equipped practice including a digital x-ray machine, ultrasound machine, and Idexx lab facilities.

As a team we are very supportive and have a great working environment, we are an RCVS accredited training practice. When possible, we enjoy the times we can get together for social events.

A good work life balance to us is very important and we are lucky to live in a very picturesque, historic market town but within close proximity to many cities such as Nottingham and Lincoln. The town is surrounded by lots of beautiful countryside to enjoy outdoor activities in your spare time, as well as many heritage attractions for sightseeing and a busy centre for the shoppers among us.

If you were looking to relocate to the area, we offer an additional relocation bonus which can be discussed with our talent partner.

About the Team and Culture

We are a small but friendly team, and we offer a supportive experienced team that will always be on hand to help. Case continuity is highly encouraged, as is continuous professional development. We provide a supportive and friendly environment where our members of staff are highly appreciated and respected. We have loyal and friendly clients that have been with us for a long time.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon who ideally has some post graduate experience. You will need to have the ability to make decisions, have good interpersonal skills, and a compassionate nature. There will be some occasions when sole charge will be required but we have a supportive, experienced team that will always be on hand to help.

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
  • 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 BH5642 when you apply.

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The Companion Veterinary Clinic was established in 1989 and specialises in small animal veterinary care. We have a dedicated team of two vets and five nurses with a variety of skills. We have modern facilities in a friendly environment, a fully equipped operating surgery and use the best anaesthesia techniques and monitoring devices to ensure the best for your pet during their stay with us, whether for routine surgery or something a little more specialised. We have the latest digital radiography, ultrasound and ECG equipment, as well as on site blood analysis machines for haematology and biochemistry, enabling us to get quick answers for your pet’s health.

Mission Statement

Our Philosophy is to give the very best service to you and your pet; to get them better when sick, and advise and listen to how you wish us to manage any sick companion and proceed respecting the trust you have given.

Our emphasis is on care, knowledge and skill.

Find Us
01636 707636
The Companion Veterinary Clinic
Bullpit Rd
NG24 3PT
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