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Experienced SA Vets required for Branch Practices on Kent's South Coast

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Steph Ward
Our client in Kent are looking for a couple of enthusiastic individuals to join their dynamic practice team.

This group of 3 practices, the flagship Tier 3 RCVS accredited hospital and 2 branch practices, are all well equipped practices with a fantastic team of 12 full time vets and 24 nurses (18 RVNs, 4 SVNs and 2 kennel assistants) working across all 3 sites. All three practices work hard together to strive for excellence but in a relaxed environment and many of the staff have been in place for years and are passionate about providing excellent customer and patient care.

The two branch practices are well equipped for the day to day cases which present but also some of the more challenging cases. The hospital has all the equipment you would expect including on-site CT, DR dental X-ray, endoscopy, rigid & flexible and upgraded ultrasound, to name but a few, and is staffed with veterinary surgeons and RVNs studying certificates in ECC, Anaesthesia, Medicine, Surgery and Diagnostic Imaging.

The role would ideally suit veterinary surgeons with a couple of years experience in UK first opinion practices, additional post-graduate qualifications would be beneficial but not a pre-requisite. If you have an interest in developing your skill set, this can be well supported given the group's large clinical caseload.

The roles are full time, working 4 days a week with a share of Saturday mornings (1:3 rota) between the two branch sites, just 10 miles apart, on the Kent coast.

In addition to a generous salary dependent on experience you can also expect to receive the following benefits:

• 5 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
• 5 days paid CPD leave
• 1250 CPD Allowance per annum
• Private Medical Insurance
• VDS Membership paid
• BVA Membership paid
• Service based holiday entitlement increases


The group offers a great location with easy access to London, and local airports whilst being surrounded by stunning countryside.


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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If this vacancy isn’t quite right for you, please visit www.brightleaf.co.uk to view a full list of our current vacancies. You can also sign up for email alerts to receive news of new vacancies the second they are posted.

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.

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