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Kent - Maidstone

Veterinary Surgeon Trinity Vet Centre Maidstone ME16 9NZ, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time or Part Time
Posted on: 13 Mar 2023

Veterinary Surgeon required at Trinity Vet Centre, Maidstone

Job Description

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Surgeon at our well-equipped first and second opinion, small animal and exotic Veterinary practice in Maidstone, Kent. The successful candidate will be working alongside our friendly team of qualified vets, nurses, and animal care assistants to provide a high standard of care for our clients and hospital patients. You will mainly see small animals during the week however you will have the opportunity to work with some exotics if of interest (your exotic caseload can be increased if this is a special interest of yours). Our Vets see an exciting and varied small animal & exotics caseload and offer first, and second opinion veterinary care and they also have the opportunity to continually develop their skills through an excellent CPD programme. Our moto, if it fits through the door, we'll see it!

Fix or flex – find your perfect balance

Typically, this is a full time role is 40 hours over 4 days with 1:4 weekends and no OOH. However, part time applications will also be considered alongside flexible working arrangements should they be needed. The role would ideally be suitable for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon in exotics or small animals looking for a new challenge in a supportive environment. 


Salary up to £55,000 depending on experience
Relocation Package up to £2,000

About Us

Established over 10 years ago, Trinity Vet Centre is renowned for its reputation in exotic medicine and opportunities to join this friendly team are rare, so if you are interested in this rewarding role and working with a well-established business apply now! We have a varied small animal and exotics caseload  and work within a recently refurbished practice. We run three consulting rooms, an exotic ward, small animal cages, surgical theatre, and prep room, with radiography and ultrasonography, in addition to inhouse clinical pathology and dental facilities. We aim to provide a friendly atmosphere and welcoming team, with great transport links to reach far away adventures in addition to local ones.

About the Team and Culture

At Trinity we have worked really hard to create a family-like culture and happy working environment. We currently have three exceptional veterinary surgeons and are looking for the fourth to complete the set! With several full and part time registered veterinary nurses, many with further training in exotic species, in addition to animal care assistants, and the help of our reception staff, we make a great team. Further training towards certificates and areas of interest are encouraged and supported.

Applicant Requirements 

Our ideal candidate would be confident in dealing with clients and the more routine pets and have a keen desire to build their skills with the more exotic! A strong work ethic and desire to help others and work with the team is essential. Caring for the patients and the clients is key. The candidate must be eligible for working in the United Kingdom.

Because our employee’s matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from -

Work life balance
•    6.6 weeks annual leave 
•    Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
•    Your birthday as a paid day off

•    Private medical insurance
•    Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
•    Cycle to Work scheme
•    Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
•    Non-accidental injury support

•    £1,250 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro rata
•    Certificate support 
•    Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
•    Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
•    All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
•    All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
•    Infection Prevention and Control Programme
•    Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships
•    BVA membership
•    VDS cover
•    RCVS fees

•    Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
•    Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
•    Discounted staff pet care

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ 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 and quote reference BH8463.

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