Full Time Small Animal Vet - near Kendal


Julie Powell

Our client has two purpose-built practices in both the local area, that are fully equipped with state-of-the-art technology offering a wide range of medical and surgical treatments including Digital radiography, endoscopy/bronchoscopy, modern operating theatres, in house lab and ultrasound scanners at both sites.

They offer a fantastic team of caring and professional vets, nurses, and support staff. The main branch is on the edge of The Lake District known for its beautiful lakes, rugged fell mountains and historic literary associations. The other branch has the Yorkshire Dales on its doorstep best known for its stunning scenery and great natural attractions such as Malham Cove and Aysgarth Falls, a stunning area and located close to the M6 and other travel links.

Is a team of 10 small animal vets that are of part of a 15-vet mixed Small animal and Farm practice – SA and FA run as separate clinical teams. There are a team of 8 RVNs and 1 SVN and to compliment that they have a team of 12 full and part time support staff across the two sites. They have Certificate holders in cardiology, Cert AVP and master’s in animal behaviour. They are extremely proud that the practice has been running for over 100 years and is well established with a loyal client base and they pride themselves on offering a personal but friendly service to the local communities.

They are now looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Veterinary Surgeon to join the team of caring and professional vets and nurses who provide the very best of care to companion animals. This is a full-time role working approximately 36 hours during the week plus a share of OOH rota. 1-in-5 weekends on call (practice closed except for Sat am) and a share of weekday on calls equating to approximately 1 night every 2 weeks.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience with an interest in orthopaedic surgery. Opportunities for progression within the practice exist for the right candidate looking for a long-term role. You must be hardworking, friendly and a relaxed SA clinician to join the team to deliver an excellent standard of clinical care in a friendly and welcoming environment in a beautiful part of the country.

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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