SA Veterinary Surgeon for group of practices in Lancashire


Steph Ward
Our client based near Accrington in Lancashire are currently looking for a confident recently graduated Veterinary Surgeon to join their friendly and longstanding team due to an increase in clients on their books.

This client has 3 branches within a short distance of each other and provide the local area with the highest standards of patient and client care. All the vets work out of their normal 'home practice' with occasional shifts at the other sites to cover holidays and other absences when needed.

Currently a fabulous team of 8 Veterinary Surgeons, 7 Registered Veterinary Nurses and 8 Support staff all with a wealth of experience. The team are looking for a friendly, confident and enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon to deliver the highest standards of patient and client care and keen to join the practice and bring their own ideas.
The position would suit a vet enthusiastic to work up their own cases with support from their experienced colleagues.
An area of interest would be beneficial and encouraged, and the certificate pathway could be explored and supported for the right candidate.

The ideal applicant will have previous experience in a small animal practice with a confident approach and keen to offer gold standard care to all clients and bring their up to date knowledge.
This is a full time role, working 40 hours over 4 days per week with a regular day off. The working hours are 9am - 7pm, Saturdays are on a 1:4 shared rota, with no OOH, and a weekday off in lieu for working the weekend.

On offer for the successful candidate is a salary up to 40,000, dependent upon experience, plus benefits including:
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

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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