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Bridgwater Surgery 01278 451592
Burnham-On-Sea Surgery 01278 794794

Veterinary Surgeon

We are a long established purpose built practice with a close knit team and low turnover of staff. We are proud to cover our own out of hours and have 24 hour on site nursing care. We are a 3 centre practice with 2 surgeries in Bridgwater (just off junction 24 of thee M5) and a branch surgery in Burnham on Sea. We have always invested in our staff and our surgery and have all the mod con’s expected of a progressive practice including dental x-ray, laparoscopic equipment, Gen11, ultrasound. 

We are a small animal practice looking for someone who is keen to learn and happy to provide sole charge, including OOH when necessary. The rota is for 1 in 9 nights on duty, 4 day working week with an average of 38 hours in the practice plus on call. Time off in lieu for days worked at weekends. 

We are looking for an experienced friendly Vet with practice experience, who is a team player but happy to take sole charge when necessary. We have an experienced team of 11 veterinary surgeons including 3 certificate holders so plenty of support is available. Certificates are encouraged and supported. A vet with medical bias would be preferred but not essential. We offer: 

  • 25 days paid holiday not including bank holidays 
  • 5 days paid CPD leave 
  • £1250 CPD Allowance per annum 
  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • VDS Membership paid 
  • Service based holiday entitlement increases 
  • Birthday leave 
  • Childcare voucher scheme 
  • Discounted veterinary fees 
  • My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships 
  • Cycle to Work scheme 
  • Pension 
  • CPD/training support 
  • Paid bereavement leave 
  • Company sick pay 
  • Employee opinion survey 
  • Free uniform in a number of roles 
  • Annual pay reviews 
  • Social events 
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees 
  • Academy & Leadership courses 
  • Focus on employee wellbeing 
  • Relocation packages 
  • Career progression opportunities 
  • Free flu jabs 

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. 

To apply, please email your CV to Claire at claire.challinor@ivcevidensia.com or call 07741652975 for more information.

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