Veterinary Surgeon required at Strathmore Vets
Thurston Veterinary Centre are looking for an experienced Vet to join their friendly team on a fixed maternity cover contract. You will be confident working a mix of consults along & all routine surgeries along with having an interest in providing support to the less experienced vets within the team.The shift pattern for this role is 3x 8 hour days, £40 per hour. This will be working between the hours of 8:45 am till 6:45 pm. There is no out of hours requirement, and no weekend work. Accommodation can be provided if required. We also offer a welcome bonus up to £1000.
We are a rural practice split across two sites, we are situated between Stowmarket and Bury St Edmunds, with good links to larger cities of Cambridge and London. Our practice is kitted out with all the routine toys and are currently upgrading several areas. We pride ourselves on being a welcoming team that believes everyone has an important role to play and we enjoy seeing everyone succeed.
About the Team and Culture
Our current team is made up of 2.6 FTE experienced vets, 1 second-year graduate and 2 first-year graduates. We have 4 registered veterinary nurses, 3 student veterinary nurses and several experienced support staff. Each of the more experienced vets have special interests in different areas and several are certificate holders, we also work with visiting specialists to offer orthopaedic and more complex soft tissue surgeries in house.
We would love an experienced vet who is comfortable with working in a busy practice and able to support the development of those less experienced.
Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:
Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
CPD paid days and allowance
L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
Private Medical Insurance
BVA Membership paid
Discounted veterinary fees
Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
Cycle to Work scheme
Service-related company sick pay
Sponsorship for overseas employees
Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
Career progression opportunities
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. Please quote BH5689 when you apply.
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Clinical Editor: Alasdair Hotston Moore MA VetMB CertSAC CertVR CertSAS FRCVS
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