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Small Animal Vet Lakeview Veterinary Centre Kettering, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Posted on: 30 Jun 2020

Varied caseload in busy supportive family practice

Job Description

About Us

Lake View Vets are a “family” that really enjoy their working days together. We all support each other and aspire to provide the highest standards in client and patient care. We have a wonderful, dedicated 5 Vet team working closely with our fantastic, experienced team of Veterinary Nurses and our warm and friendly support staff. Working together in a large, purpose built practice that provides a really light, spacious, modern and low stress environment for us to work in.

We are a 100% Small Animal practice with a varied caseload including orthopaedics. We have a progressive attitude and are inclusive in our approach to change. We work up our cases thoroughly and understand the importance of continuity for both client, patient and clinician. We have a wonderful, loyal client base who you will grow to know well during your time at Lake View Vets. A large number of our clients have been with us for many years and take advantage of our fantastic pet health plan, which is great for offering affordable, preventative care.

Northamptonshire is a lovely rural county to live in and accommodation is plentiful and reasonably priced. Cambridge and Milton Keynes are an easy drive and London a short train journey. If you want to enjoy doing your job really well with great people, have plenty of time to talk to your colleagues and your clients and still have plenty of energy left to enjoy your time outside work please come and visit us and see for yourself how much we enjoy being vets and nurses.

We have all the equipment you will need when you come to work in a quality practice. Dental suite with digital x-ray, new ultrasound with colour, two K-Lasers, digital x-ray, endoscopy, full in-house Idexx laboratory, gold standard anaesthesia using Humphrey ADE circuits, multiparameter monitors, patient warming, oxygen generators and more. We are using Sevoflurane and Alfaxan as our anaesthetic agents.

Here at Lake View Vets we are big on supporting our team and over the years we have helped many new graduates gain valuable confidence & knowledge to help them in the early years of their career! We are proud to be able to continue this and therefore as a Senior Vet Surgeon at Lake View Vets some of your role will include helping mentor recent graduates. With this in mind you will need to be confident with all aspects of first opinion care and be self-motivated and confident. Your role will include a fantastic mixture of consultations and surgeries and no two days are the same!

We encourage and support all CPD up to CertGP and AVP level. At present we have one AVP in medicine and two studying for AVP status in orthopaedics and dentistry.

The Role

  • Full or Part time applications considered
  • 4 Days per week
  • Just 1 in 3 Saturday mornings
  • No OOH’s & No Sundays
  • For all of your hard work we offer an attractive benefits package including a salary of up to £55,000 depending on experience!

Applicant Requirements

You will be experienced and confident in all first opinion duties. You will support others and be happy to help with some mentoring. You will be self-motivated, confident, a great team player and be committed to upholding the highest standards in client and patient care. Excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships with clients is essential.

To apply, send your CV to: [email protected]

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