Farm/Equine Veterinary Surgeon

Location
Ely, Cambridgeshire
Posted
13 Jul 2021
Closes
13 Aug 2021
Category
Mixed
Sector
Practice
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time

The day starts with a vets’ team meeting, followed by calls throughout the day - mostly ambulatory but with good clinic facilities and equipment for both farm and equine inpatients. All the vets have iPhones and iPads for communication with clients and the awesome office staff. We see an interesting variety of cases across all farm and equine disciplines, and encourage vets to follow up their own cases, providing support with a senior vet where beneficial.

We are a purpose built practice with excellent facilities located on the edge of the beautiful city of Ely, with easy links to London, Cambridge, many airports and the North Norfolk coast. We have superb equipment for carrying out first class veterinary care of both equines and farm animals. We have a very strong team ethos and thrive on supporting
each other, learning new skills to develop ourselves and having fun!

We are an eight vet team with one certificate holder (Cert EP), and assistants currently enrolled for certificates which we actively encourage. We have two excellent nurses supporting our vet team. We have close links with the local Stockman's Club and the equine practices in New-market, which offer interesting CPD. We maintain a good work-life balance, enabling our vets to pursue other interests, have decent time
to look after young families, and relax, whilst enjoying clinical work.

We are looking for a team player with a desire to learn in a supportive environment - ideally with some experience but this is not essential for the right candidate. 

Benefits (subject to pro rata):

  • 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
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
  • Enhanced paternity pay
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension
  • CPD/training support
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Company sick pay
  • Employee opinion survey
  • Free uniform in a number of roles
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Social events
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Academy & Leadership courses
  • Focus on employee well-being
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free flu jabs

As a BAME and LGBT+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long term health conditions, and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.

To apply, please email your CV to Claire via the apply button or call 07741652975 for more information.

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