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Hemel Hempstead - Hemel Hempstead

Small Animal Vet Barton Lodge Veterinary Centre Midland Rd, Hemel Hempstead HP2 5BH, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time or Part Time
Posted on: 22 Jun 2022

Veterinary Surgeon Required at Barton Lodge Veterinary Centre

Job Description

The Role

Here at Barton Lodge Veterinary Centre we are looking for two enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeons to join us on a full-time and part-time basis. The responsibilities will involve consultations, vaccinations, medical and surgical workups, and treatment of cases.

The rota allows for a good work/life balance. The full-time role will be 40 hours per week and 20 hours per week for the part-time role. The hours worked are Monday to Friday 8:00am – 7:00pm and includes a day off. The Saturdays are worked 1:2 full-time, or 1:4 part-time from 8:00am – 1:00pm. We are closed every Sunday and Bank Holiday.
We are a host practice for Vets Now, which provides great continuity for our friendly and loyal clients but also frees you from out-of-hour duties.


The salary for this role is between £40,000 to £50,000 DOE


About Us

Barton Lodge is situated within easy walking distance of Hemel Hempstead town centre. We are close to a lovely park and the town offers a variety of facilities close at hand.
We have a high level of modern equipment including an in-house laboratory, video endoscope, tonopen, ECG, digital X-Ray, an MyLab 25 Gold E-SAOTE ultrasound scanner and dental X-Ray, separate cat and dog wards and all our rooms are air-conditioned.

Currently we have 4.5 Veterinary Surgeons, 6 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 1 Student Veterinary Nurse, 3 Receptionists and 2 Office Staff. CPD is encouraged and well supported with an excellent CPD budget and additional staff benefits. The development of specific interests is encouraged and supported including study to certificate level. We do sponsor local charity events.


Applicant Requirements

A successful candidate would need to have good customer care and effective communication with clients and colleagues in order to deliver a high standard of patient care. MRCVs and general practice experience are required for the roles.

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
  • VDS cover
  • Birthday leave
  • 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
  • Relocation packages
  • 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 BH5876 when applying for this role.

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