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Kent - Herne Bay

Small Animal Vet Corner House Vets Canterbury Rd, Herne Bay CT6 5DJ, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Posted on: 21 Nov 2022

Veterinary Surgeon required at Corner House Vets

Job Description

The Role

An exciting and rare opportunity has become available for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to complete the team at Corner House Vets!

Roles within this well-established team are hard to come by as staff retention and work life balance are a couple of our key focuses. We understand and cater for flexible working and advocate teamwork. We pride ourselves in being a lovely bunch of people to work with!! As well as supplying tea, biscuits and fresh sea air whenever required.

Our practice has recently been refurbished to a high standard and we have an approachable established management team, who love to collate ideas with team members to make sure the practice is working well for us all. For example, recently we have changed our ways of working and the rotas for vets as this was highlighted to us, and some excellently positive feedback has been given post the changes.

Our full team of experienced RVNs are confident in nurse led care and will prove to be invaluable in assisting with your diagnostics, patient care and procedures team!!

Salary

The salary for this role is up to £68,000 per annum depending on experience.

We will also offer a £2,000 golden hello to the successful candidate

Relocation support of up to £5,000 will also be considered for the successful candidate if needed

About Us

We are an RCVS accredited practice as well as an ISFM Silver cat friendly clinic. Our facilities include, four consulting rooms, two theatres, dental suite with X-ray, ultrasound, in house lab and digital X-ray. We are a young progressive practice, with a great friendly enthusiastic team. Our USP is that we are a very stable practice that promotes excellent work life balance alongside a high standard of care.

The practice is situated in the traditional seaside town of Herne Bay, a couple of minutes’ walk from the beach, with a great range of restaurants, cafes and bars. Nearby, Whitstable and Canterbury are other popular destinations in the area. There is also a high-speed direct train link to London as well as easy access to the Eurostar in Dover.

About the Team and Culture

We are an established team of 5 Veterinary Surgeons, 8 Nurses, 1 Head Nurse and 5 members on our support team. We also have an experienced and long standing Practice Manager who wants to continue to develop and grow this practice. We have one Medicine certificate holder and have the vision in practice of encouraging and supporting more certifications from any who hold interest in further development..

Applicant Requirements

We are seeking a qualified Veterinary Surgeon who has a good grounding in routine surgeries and who is confident consulting. Having an innovative approach to the role fits with our team culture. We hope our newest Veterinary Surgeon will have excellent communications skills and a positive can-do attitude and is happy to become part of our collaborative team.

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

Wellbeing
•    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

Development
•    £1,350 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

Additional
•    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 BH6898.

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