Lead Veterinary SurgeonLocation: 67 Kneesworth Street, Royston, Hertfordshire Practice: Village Vet (Royston) Salary: £65,000 per annum, Up to, depending on experience Practice Details
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Your role and responsibilities
Village Vet has a rare and interesting opportunity for a veterinarian with 5+ years' experience to work at our Royston practice on the border of Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire.
The shift patterns can be flexible as we can accommodate a Part- or Full-time rota, and we may be able to accommodate school hours.
The practice is opposite the train station and only an 14-minute commute from the centre of Cambridge. As the sole vet you will work with an experienced and friendly team, serving an established and loyal client base in the heart of the community. Working alongside an excellent nurse team, you will be responsible for the day-to-day veterinary work and contribute towards the performance of the practice. You will also have the support from the nearby Whittlesford hospital with the option of working with the excellent team there one day a week if wanted.
- Patient/Clinical care - Working to high level of clinical care within a team. Village Vet prides itself on working to an excellent 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
Rota: 24-42 hours a week - Monday to Friday, 1:4 Saturdays (9am 1pm)
- Welcome bonus available
- 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
- RCVS and VDS fees paid
- CPD £1000 allowance with 5 days to attend CPD courses
- Access to an extensive range of clinical and non-clinical learning and development programmes
- Career progression opportunities
- Staff discount schemes
- Life Assurance
- Enhanced sickness pay
- Enhanced equal family leave
- E-car salary sacrifice scheme
- Wellness program including:
- Gym membership discount
- Employee assistance program
- Eyecare voucher scheme
- Free annual Flu jab
- Cycle to work scheme
- Recruitment referral reward scheme
"To be recognized 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 primary care 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 primary care 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 recognizable brand, and we are looking for people who share our vision and our culture. We have over 400 staff members across our 32 sites and are very proud of our achievements and our reputation in the veterinary profession.
Part of an amazing global family
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. 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.
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.
Linnaeus is an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, we are committed to fostering a culture that is inclusive and diverse for all our associates.
If you would like to apply for this role, please click the Apply Button or for more information, please feel free to reach out directly to our Talent Acquisition team at [email protected]