Veterinary Surgeon - Whittlesford hospital, Cambridgeshire
Outstanding state if the art hospital in south Cambridgeshire.
‘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, modern first opinion or specialist care. Our staff are motivated and encouraged to gain additional certifications 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 Whittlesford are in search of day Veterinary Surgeons! (Flexible rota)
Village Vet Whittlesford is our flagship hospital supporting the Cambridge area. The state of the art building, completed in 2013, provides an exceptional environment for our clients and staff. Built on the site of our old practice, we maintain a strong local focus and are committed to serving our community as well as providing support and referral facilities to the wider area. The hospital provides a full range of services from routine preventative health care to advanced surgery and medicine. Our great team of Vets, Nurses and Receptionists are dedicated to providing a high level of compassionate care for your pets. Our team has established a trusted reputation in Whittlesford and surrounding areas in Cambridge.
Village Vet Whittlesford are in search of Day Veterinary Surgeons on full-time or part-time rotas, to join their hospital team. These roles are responsible for delivering clinical care to the hospital’s patients and making all interactions with clients fully focused on delivering value and exceptional service. We can offer flexible hours, permanent or fixed-term contracts.
Village Vet Whittlesford is a well-established, purpose-built small animal hospital. Our facilities are modern and well equipped with full digital diagnostic facilities, an on-site laboratory, full operating theatres, separate dog and cat hospital wards. We have a very experienced and empathetic team of vets, nurses and support staff, many with extra qualifications, to ensure that clients receive the best care available. We take pride in our excellent reputation for friendliness and a high level of expertise.
- Patient/Clinical care – Working to a high level of clinical care within a team. Village Vet prides itself on working to a very high standard of care and supports RCVS Practice Standards Scheme
- Client care – We strive for exceptional levels of client service and satisfaction
- Teamwork – Working within your team, and the wider hospital teams, to contribute your skills, efforts and personal strengths to help ensure a harmonious team ethos at all times
- Management team – You will be fully supported and developed to allow you to grow and achieve your full potential.
- Salary starting from £50,000 depending on experience
- Village Vet bonus
- 25 days holiday + bank holidays + birthday leave
- RCVS & VDS fees paid
- External CPD funded
- Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
- Career progression opportunities
- Staff discount schemes
- Enhanced sickness pay
- Enhanced equal family leave
- Wellness program including:
- Employee assistance program
- Eyecare voucher scheme
- Free annual flu jab
- Cycle to work scheme
- Childcare vouchers
- Recruitment referral reward scheme.
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.