Veterinary SurgeonLocation: 2 High Street, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire Practice: Village Vet (Berkhamsted) Salary: £65,000 per annum, Up to, depending on experience Practice Details
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Village Vet Berkhamsted have a new opening for a full time Veterinary Surgeon to join their team. Accommodation can be provided on a short or long term basis.
We are an established clinic in a lovely area with a high proportion of insured clients who are keen on working up cases properly. There is a good exotic case load as the head vet has an exotic certificate, giving you a chance to learn more if wanted, or reduce worry if they aren’t your preference. With a new custom built dental suite incorporating digital dental xrays, we ensure dentistry is carried out to a high standard. Surgery days are guaranteed each week.
We have all the usual toys: digital xray, ultrasound, lab, cautery and a highly engaged, amazing nursing team who are fully utilised to help us all work effectively as a team.
Rota: negotiable either 4 or 4.5/4 day alternating weeks, with a 1:3 Saturday rota at the practice and 1:12 at St Albans hospital. Lunch and finish times are protected, and on the rare cases overtime cannot be avoided it is accrued and then taken as TOIL. We have built in phone call/admin time every day to ensure that staff almost always finish on time.
- Accommodation available
- 5 weeks holiday a year plus Birthday Leave
- Highly competitive salary
- Village Vet bonus scheme
- RCVS and VDS fees paid
- External CPD funded, including certificates (on approval)
- Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD programmes
- Career progression opportunities
- Staff discount schemes
- Enhanced sickness pay
- Enhanced equal family leave
- E-car salary sacrifice scheme
- Wellness program including:
- Employee assistance programme
- Eyecare voucher scheme
- Free annual Flu jab
- Cycle-to-work scheme
- Recruitment referral reward scheme
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 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 recognisable 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.
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