Norwich Perm Vet


Norwich, England, United Kingdom


£30-50k (annually)

Vet Surgeon

Jun 13

A very busy small animal first opinion practice near Norwich are looking for a vet. Ideally for a full time position a 4-day week (9am-7pm with an hour's lunch) and a set day off each week however are happy to discuss other options. 1:4 weekends (Saturday 9am-6pm and Sunday 10.30am-4.30pm). No Out of Hours.

Someone confident with all routine first opinion work, however, there would always be support available for those needing support in some areas. They have a supportive, experienced team with certificate holders in surgery and ophthalmology and four other vets currently studying for certificates. A brand-new ultrasound, digital x-ray, dental x-ray, endoscopy, tonometry, slit lamp, multi parameter units for both theatres and full in-house lab. There are 4 consulting rooms, a theatre, prep room, imaging room, dog and cat wards, isolation and lovely new reception area with separate cat and dog waiting areas.

What they can offer:

  • A positive, happy and supportive working environment.
  • Salary range £30000-50000 (FTE)
  • A wonderful team of 4 vets, 4 RVNs, 2 students RVNs and lots of support staff.
  • A qualified dog behaviourist who offers in house behavioural consultations and puppy classes.
  • Zero tolerance policy on inappropriate behaviour and language from clients and staff.
  • 20-minute appointments slots for all types of appointment.
  • Good work life balance
  • Strongly promotes recycling
  • Open to part time working
  • Clear job descriptions and expectations
  • Competitive salary scale appropriate to experience
  • Regular pay reviews
  • Regular career development reviews
  • Generous CPD per annum of £1000 with added support towards certificates.
  • Excellent Clinical Support
  • Free In house Learning and Development CPD Portal
  • Regular Vet and Nurse Clinical Club meetings
  • Certificates and Special Interests supported and encouraged.
  • Encourage non-clinical CPD (leadership and development)
  • Encourage feedback and ideas to move the business forward
  • Paid membership for RCVS, VDS
  • Companion Pension Scheme
  • 40 % veterinary staff discount and 20% Pets At Home staff discount
  • 5 weeks holiday per annum, increasing to 6 weeks after 1 full years' service(Jan-Dec).
  • Your birthday off as an additional days holiday (or within a month of that date)
  • 1 weeks full pay sick pay after 1 full years' service increasing with length of service(Jan-Dec)..
  • No OOH
  • Exclusive colleague discounts including High Street retailers and restaurants.

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