Full Time Small Animal Vet near Cumbria


Julie Powell

Our clients practice is based in Cumbria one of the most beautiful parts of the UK. They are now looking for a Full Time Small Animal Vet to join them.

The practice is comprehensively equipped with digital radiography, scans, scopes bp monitoring & full idexx laboratory. Established in 1966, the clinic is ideally located for lovers of the outdoors, between the coast (3miles) and the West Lakeland Fells (4miles). The clinic is also close to the small town of Whitehaven with its beautiful port, plenty of shops and a lot of outdoor activities.

There are 7 FTE Vets, 6 FTE RVNs with a team of SVN's and ACA. A wonderful support team, including 2 PM's, a fabulous housekeeper and Reception team. A new Clinical Director has joined the young vibrant team and is wanting to progress and take the practice forward. This is an excellent chance for a blank canvas for someone wanting to put down roots in a nice part of the country. They are a friendly and approachable team with plenty of time to welcome new staff members.

This is a full-time permanent role, working 40 hours a week, over 4-5 days. There is a requirement to work 1 in every 4 weekends with bank holidays being shared between the veterinary team. The role will entail consultations, operations, monitoring hospitalised patients and more. Salary range is up to 60,000 DOE. Accommodation is available, either part of the package in one of the company cottages, or a nice choice of rental properties in the area.

You must be registered with the RCVS and the practice is happy to support a surgical or medical bias or help development. You must be an enthusiastic, caring veterinary surgeon with excellent communication skills. All applicants will be considered from a vet surgeon with many years of experience to a newly qualified vet who freshly graduated from university. Further study, including certificates, is encouraged and funded. A full UK driving licence is required.

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

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