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Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon - Stamford

Stamford, Lincolnshire
Salary dependent on experience
Closing date
23 May 2023
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Companion / Small animal
Veterinary Surgeon
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Veterinary surgeons, we are recruiting! Join the team today! New graduates or experienced vets are welcome to apply!

 ' Why wouldn’t you want to work here, we're great!!'

 'Every day might be different, but the supportive team, and the laughter we share, is genuinely a part of each and every day.'

 How employees feel at this gold standard and independent veterinary practice, based in Stamford, Lincolnshire, is important, and so is the work-life balance, and great teamwork, it provides.

 If you are looking for clinical freedom, a supportive team,  highly experienced management, and a lovely client base, please read on…

 The practice is offering a wonderful opportunity for a small animal Veterinary Surgeon, whether you have experience or are a recent new grad either just qualified or due to qualify we welcome your application. This practice has welcomed and supported many new graduates, over the years, offering a collaborative approach and clear development pathway, you will be supported by over 70 years of experience between the team, it really is a great place to thrive in your first new position since graduating.

 Hours – This is a permanent, full-time position, the normal working day is 8.15-6 pm. The practice ensures they make time within these hours to allocate time for paperwork, case development, and communications with clients. They appreciate that time needs to be allowed for this daily. With this in mind, your lunch break is 1 hour and this is a protected break, with no interruptions!

 Weekends – working on rota 1 in 4 weekends, Saturday working on consults 8:15 am – 11 am, then 2:30 pm-4 pm. There may well be some inpatients – therefore check-in and care on a Sunday is required, however, a nurse will be onsite IF there are inpatients at the practice over the weekend. Tuesday is given as a day off after working a weekend.

 Out of Hours – provided by VetsNow, however, the practice covers their own inpatient care. Therefore, there is a 1 in 4 weeknight cover, mainly via phone for advice as required by the nurse staying over, again as and when, IF there are inpatients at practice.

 The team - You will be joining a close-knit team, very supportive of each other and they are very much looking for someone who wants to enjoy working as part of a close team and take the job, but not yourself seriously. We all work in collaboration to achieve the best outcomes possible. The team is made up of 5 Vets, 3 very experienced and supportive RVNS, 1 SVN, and 1 ANA. As well as 4 wonderful receptionists.

 About the practice - The team believes in their motto, ‘‘Treating your pets as if they were our own,’ and this is something that the entire team is behind 100%. This independent is a two-site practice, extremely proud to serve the communities of Stamford, Market Deeping, and surrounding areas since 1851. The practice has all the resources you need to deliver gold-standard veterinary care, they are ISFM registered with RCVS registration also. Stamford is on the border of Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Rutland, and Northants, with great commuting links, and lots to offer.

Benefits and Perks:

  • Company Pension scheme
  • Regular CPD – With a willingness to cover/contribute towards the cost of additional qualifications/accreditations
  • Generous  staff discounts for their pets
  • Excellent support staff with designated receptionists so nurses are purely clinically focused
  • Case discussion with experienced colleagues and visiting specialists
  • Situated within walking distance of beautiful market town
  • Onsite parking
  • Well-being support

 If you feel this vacancy is something of interest to you, we would love to hear from you.

 Make an application:

 To apply for this vacancy or request more information please send your CV in application to VetFinders via the Apply Now button. 



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