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Full Time Vet Job in England - 202,932KP

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LOCATION: Essex, United Kingdom

TYPE OF WORK: 100% Small Animal

HOURS: Full Time


SALARY: £30,000 to £65,000 pa

JOB NO: 202,932KP

An independent veterinary practice in Essex is looking for a veterinary surgeon with a growth mindset.

They are looking for a compassionate vet with excellent client skills, clinical ability and enthusiasm.

The practice’s main site was rebuilt in 2015, giving them room to grow and expand their client base.

The clinic is well equipped, boasting a large prep area, two separate theatres, a full dental suite with dental x-rays, full digital x-ray equipment, an endoscope, ultrasound, and rhinoscopy. The clinic has designated dog, cat and exotic wards. A full range of in-house lab equipment, including an endocrinology machine. The practice values making a diagnosis and then treating. They also have a visiting soft tissue/orthopaedic surgeon and cardiologist.

The practice is a progressive and well-established ten-vet, sixteen-nurse, ten-receptionist, three-site practice. The employer values good client relationship development and the ability to work with their team.

The role is 40 hrs per week based on a four or five-day week within a rota system of 8 am to 7 pm, Monday to Friday. The role can be discussed in more detail if the position interests you.

Weekend work, Saturday and Sunday, is shared equally between our ten vets on a rota basis. The rota is one weekend in four, with time off in lieu.

No formal out-of-hours commitments.

Focused CPD is encouraged and funded.

The practice offers:

– Fantastic work-life balance

– 15-minute appointments

– A salary from £30k -£65k, depending on experience, based on a 40-hour week

– Weekend work – two weekends every eight weeks, with days off in lieu

– Bank holidays are worked on a rota system, averaging one day/year, with time of in-lieu

– No OOHs

– One evening check per week (only if required)

– Support is provided (and essential), with everybody sharing and reviewing caseloads and having open conversations.

– Well-organised weekly rota that is available two months in advance

– Well-organised weekend rota that is available up to a year in advance

– CPD funded

– Webinar Vet practice membership

– Certificates fully funded, supported and encouraged

– 23 days annual holidays plus Bank Holidays

– RCVS, VDS and BVA membership fees paid

– Pension scheme

– Comprehensive facilities and modern equipment

– Staff discount on your pet treatment

– Visa and sponsorship covered and ready to go

– Friendly, stable and very supportive team

– The employer is committed to continually investing in the team, equipment and facilities.

– The practice is RCVS accredited & Nurse Training Practice

The practices are located less than 30 minutes from Chelmsford, Essex and just over 1 hour from London.

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For more information, please contact:

Kira Procter
Recruitment Consultant