Enthusiastic Vet wanted for Single Site Practice, Near Carlisle - All Levels Considered

Our client on the outskirts of Carlisle are looking to expand their team of 7 vets.

This first opinion practice runs several in-house healthcare plans which provides both routine (preventative) and non-routine (accident and illness) care for its animals. In order to be able to service these schemes it is vital that the team maintain a broad range of clinical and surgical skills within the practice.

The ideal candidate will be a compassionate, caring vet who is a good communicator and is keen to develop long term relationships with clients and their pets. You must be a team player but also able to act on your own judgement and make decisions when needed.

The team are open to all experience levels. If you are a new graduate then the team want to hear from you and help you to develop your professional skills, alternatively if you are an experienced vet the team would be happy to help you further your skills within their friendly team.

The usual diagnostic aids are available (digital x-ray, both standard and dental units, ultrasound, video-endoscope, in-house clinical biochemistry) which will allow you to investigate your patient’s problems and then to guide the owner through the various clinical and surgical options.

The Vets are supported by 5 RVN's plus an animal care assistant and student VN's and the rota will be worked on a 1:4 basis, allowing a great work-life balance and giving you plenty of time to enjoy the nearby Lake District, which is just 35 minutes away.
The team do cover their own OOH work, but being a small practice this is not a busy shift and the team work a set rota with consistent days and duty nights and a long weekend every month, however all staff are flexible about swapping days off when needed.

The team can offer a generous CPD budget and will encourage and fund further study to certificate level for the right candidate.

Salary will be dependent on experience and upon hours worked (they can accommodate a working week between 30 and 40 hours) plus;
5 weeks paid leave (plus bank holidays)
RCVS fees and one veterinary subscription paid for.
Cycle to work scheme.
Healthshield Policy.

If this role sounds of interest please email your CV through to [email protected] or give me a call on 01422 433900.

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Bright Leaf Recruitment is a recruitment agency specialising in veterinary recruitment. We have been placing exceptional veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses in great roles around the United Kingdom, Dubai and Australia since 2010. Our team of expert recruiters have over two decades of experience in the veterinary recruitment industry.