Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon

Bourne Veterinary Practice | Bekesbourne, ENG, CT4 5EU, GB

Posted 9 days ago

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Posted on 04/08/2022
The Role
We are looking for our final Veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly caring team at Bourne Vets. We feel it is important to try and keep the day as varied as possible, therefore, the day-to-day duties include an equal amount of general first opinion small animal consulting and operating. We provide ample opportunity for you to work up your cases and build long lasting and strong bonds with our patients and clients.
The role is full time working 40 hours a week over 4 days between 8:30am-19:00pm with 1:4 Saturdays. We would consider part-time job share for the right candidate.
Salary for the role is up to £60,000 per annum depending on experience, plus a competitive bonus scheme.
About Us
Bourne Veterinary Practice is a purpose designed modern small animal practice situated in a delightful rural farmstead, within 4 miles of the historic cathedral city of Canterbury with easy access to both London and Europe via the Channel Tunnel. There is also a diverse coastline with nature reserves and a wealth of cycle routes and trails to enjoy.
The practice has a separate ISFM Silver accredited Cat-only Clinic and a Rehabilitation Clinic with an aqua treadmill all on the same site. We have wonderful clients with a higher-than-normal percentage of insured pets. We offer 20-minute consultations as standard.
Team and Culture
The practice has 4 full time Vets, 10 RVNs, 2 SVNs, 2 ANAs, 6 Receptionists and a Practice Manager. We have visiting specialists for orthopaedics, cardiology, and ultrasound. We have a caring and supportive ethos in practice, which provides a thoroughly caring and enjoyable working environment. We care, we listen, we strive to improve work-life balance and are always keen to embrace initiative and staff wellbeing. If you have an interest, we will support you with that and ensure you get to delve into what you enjoy.
Applicant Requirements
We are seeking a qualified Veterinary Surgeon with some post graduate experience. The ideal candidate will need to be RCVS registered with great communication skills and willing to embrace the practice ethos of offering the best clinical standards and pro-actively contributing to the progression of the practice.
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 focussed on employee wellbeing
Relocation packages
Career progression opportunities
Free flu jabs
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.
Any questions before applying?
Speak to Olivia Heaton-Tisdale from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.
Olivia Heaton-Tisdale
Talent Partner