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Farm Animal Vet Kernow Veterinary Group Harleigh Rd, Bodmin PL31 1AQ, UK

Practice Type: Mixed Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time or Part Time
Posted on: 21 Jul 2021

Farm Vet at Kernow Vet Group in Cornwall

Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic professional Clinical Director to join us with a Farm Animal bias to continue to expand the service we offer to our Farm clients! We provide the opportunity to further develop the dairy side of the practice and many other aspects of the business as we continue to grow and keep up to date with technology and life! The role can be tailored to suit the individual.

Our rota encourages a healthy life-work balance with time off after nights and weekends on call and the current rota is 2:8, so 1 in 4 nights and weekends with 2 vets on call for farm only.
If you’re looking to work in a stunning location, in a dedicated large animal & equine practice with a fantastic & supportive team then look no further!

Kernow Farm & Equine Vets are experienced and knowledgeable vets serving Bodmin, Lostwithiel, St Austell, Liskeard and Wadebridge. All our farm vets are dedicated to farm livestock and take a proactive and forward thinking approach to veterinary work and we are an RCVS Accredited Farm Animal Practice.

We are a mixed team here at Kernow Farm & Equine. Some of our vets carry out solely farm work, others purely equine with a range in between and are therefore able to offer flexibility on work, but can be 100% farm role. We have a fantastic team of 8 vets who are proactive and keen to progress. With the size of our team we are able to provide you with a great support network that encourages peers to share their knowledge, best practice advice and we also in-house clinical training sessions, allowing development opportunities.

We have 2 full time TB testers meaning minimal testing for clinical vets. Regular team meetings and appraisals. The usual equipment provided.

Based in Mid-Cornwall giving easy access to all the county can offer making easy access to great beaches, moorland, woods, surfing, Eden etc.

The candidate must be able to work within a team and individually. Good communication skills with vets, office staff and clients are essential. A positive, proactive and flexible attitude is desired. Sense of humour also beneficial!

Benefits (pro rata):
• 6 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
• 5 days paid CPD leave
• £1500 CPD Allowance per annum
• Company bonus scheme
• Private Medical Insurance
• RCVS membership paid
• 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 wellbeing
• 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.

Reference: 2618

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