Permanent Equine Veterinary Surgeon - Braintree

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £55,000 FT (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -052022-25046

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Permanent Equine Veterinary Surgeon - Braintree

Job Title: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal & Equine Practice

Location: Braintree District of Essex

Practice Type: This is a busy small animal and equine rural practice located on the Essex Suffolk borders with a friendly and supportive team with a collaborative approach. You will be joining a larger practice all working from the same site.

Facilities: They are equipped with usual diagnostics, ultrasound/CR radiography/endoscopy, visiting peripatetic medics/ophthalmologists. 

Team: You will be joining 6 equine vets and a supportive nursing team, including certificate holders and those studying for their certificate qualifications.

Role: They are looking for a friendly and enthusiastic Equine Veterinary Surgeon to join their experienced team. Primarily an ambulatory role but with excellent facilities for more in-depth clinical workups and hospitalisation of patients. Continuity of case management is encouraged with the support of the whole vet and nursing team.

Hours: Full and Part-time applications will be considered.

Weekends: Some scheduled weekend work required

OOHS: OOH is on an equally shared rota. 

Skills/Exp: A can-do attitude and great communication will help develop long-lasting client relationships and cement your position within the practice team.

Sole Charge: Joining a large experienced team

Salary: Salary up to £55,000 based on full-time position (4-day week)

Benefits (subject to pro-rata):

•  5 weeks paid holiday, not including bank holidays

•  5 days of paid CPD leave

•  £1250 CPD Allowance per annum

•  Private Medical Insurance

•  VDS Membership paid

•  BVA and BEVA membership and RCVS fees paid

•  Service based holiday entitlement increases

•  Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave, and surrogacy pay

•  Enhanced paternity pay

•  Birthday leave

•  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

•  BEVA and RCVS fees paid, relocation package may be available 

Ref: JN -052022-25046

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