Mixed practitioner required to join our friendly and supportive 8 vet team. We have two well equipped surgeries both with digital x-ray, ultrasound and in house lab testing. With certificate holders in both surgery and medicine, we offer a great learning environment for a new or recent graduate. Our small animal medical and surgical caseload, including orthopaedics, provide a great opportunity to progress to certificate level if you wish.
Our Large animal work includes regulary fertility visits with our BCF scanners and Interherd recording system. We have ‘My healthy Herd’ for health planning visits, and offer foot trimming with our wopa crush, and bull and ram fertility testing.
We are flexible in the mix of work for this role, with the out of hours being truly mixed.
We are a vet nurse training centre, with two qualified nurses at both sites offering good support and assistance with patient care. Out of hours a nurse will answer your phones and assist when necessary, with a senior vet on second on call at all times and willing to help out.
The area of West Cumbria offers great leisure opportunities, with the lake district fells and coast all within easy reach. It’s an ideal area for the outdoor enthusiast, with fell walking, climbing, mountain biking, canoeing and horse riding all on the doorstep.
Salary is commensurate with experience, RCVS fees paid and CPD allowance of £1000. We have a 4.5 day week with an extra half day off after the full weekend on call (every seven weeks).
We are seeking a full time vet, however a part time vet will be considered – please contact us to discuss this further.
This post will commence in November 2019. As this is a role for an additional vet, then there will be greater opportunities for mentoring , clinical governance, further study, proactive health care and improved work life balance.
For more details please visit www.westlakelandvets.co.uk/meet-the-team/careers/
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