Veterinary Surgeon Required At Highcroft Vets, Halisham
Highcroft Vets, Halisham
Hailsham, East Sussex, United Kingdom
Exciting opportunity to join the brilliant team at Highcroft Vets, Hailsham, East Sussex. Highcroft is a small animal practice based in a growing market town, close to an area of outstanding natural beauty, approximately 7 miles from the coast with excellent train links to Brighton and London Victoria nearby.
The role is varied with medical and surgical work equally shared amongst the team. A full time role, our vets work a 4 day week with a fixed day off and work a weekend rota of 1:4 Saturdays, working 8:30am-15:30pm. No other OOH, weekend or Bank Holiday work. Salary range £38,000 - £48,000 dependent on experience.
PSS accredited (General Practice) and a Veterinary Nurse Training Centre, we are dedicated to high quality care. Well equipped with excellent digital X-ray facilities, high quality ultrasound, dental X-ray, iM3 dental station and up to date anaesthetic monitoring, along with regularly updated, team- driven policies and protocols ensure standards are met whilst also maintaining job satisfaction.
Our in-house laboratory includes a full range of Idexx analysers, Class IV K-laser is used both post operatively and during VN clinics. Separate cattery, kennel and isolation areas plus an outdoor exercise area offer excellent inpatient facilities.
Our team of 5.5 FTE vets, 6.2FTE VNs and 8 support staff in Client care and management includes PGCert holders in Medicine and Surgery and a NHS Leadership Academy Award holder -all CPD supported by Highcroft. This confirms our commitment to and support for professional development and personal growth in both clinical and non-clinical areas for all team members and as such we have been awarded the ‘Investor in People’ status for over 17 years.
Qualified vet with experience in a small animal clinic. Cheerful and motivated, with drive and enthusiasm to fit in to our friendly working environment, you will be a team player, a proactive individual with an adaptable friendly personality, skilful with patients and great with clients. Driving license is essential. OV experience would be beneficial.
Benefits (subject to pro rata)
• Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
• CPD paid days and allowance
• L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
• Enhanced family friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
• Private Medical Insurance
• BVA Membership paid
• VDS cover
• Birthday leave
• Discounted veterinary fees
• Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
• Cycle to Work scheme
• Service related company sick pay
• Sponsorship for overseas employees
• Initiatives focussed on employee wellbeing
• Relocation packages
• Career progression opportunities
• Free flu jabs
As a BAME and LGBT+ 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. Please use BH4249 as a reference when applying for this role.
Address: 25 London Road, Hailsham, East Sussex, United Kingdom