Veterinary Surgeon Required At Highcliff Veterinary Practice, Brantham
2 months ago
up to £65,000 (pro-rata) depending on experience
Highcliff Veterinary Practice, Brantham
Brantham, Essex, United Kingdom
School Hours Veterinary Surgeon - Flexible Working That Offers Real Flex
Highcliff Veterinary Practice, Brantham
Up to £65,000 DOE plus £7500 Welcome Bonus and £5000 Relocation Allowance!
We are excited to offer the opportunity to join our fantastic, talented, and committed team of vets, nurses, and support staff at our Brantham practice in the beautiful Constable Country. We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic veterinary surgeon who shares our values, the ideal candidate will be confident with a mix of routine medical and surgical cases.
Fix or flex – find your perfect balance
We know that everyone has demands and priorities outside of their career and we want to make it brilliantly easy for you to strike a good work/life balance – that’s why at Highcliff we are open to speaking to candidates who are looking to flex their hours to balance the school holidays, fix to navigate the school runs or would simply just like a more flexible rota pattern, we can offer flex that actually works for you!
Surgery? Consults? You tell us what you’re looking for and we can do our best to accommodate! We are happy to offer sponsorship for overseas candidates and can offer a generous relocation allowance alongside our competitive package.
Highcliff is a long-established veterinary practice that has been serving the local community for over 100 years. Our Brantham branch is based near the pretty market town of Manningtree. We are only a short drive from the beautiful Suffolk and North Essex coast offering opportunities for a wide range of leisure activities. The practice is just 20 minutes from the lively riverfront town of Ipswich and the city of Colchester with its iconic Roman castle and historic city centre. London is just a short train ride away from the station in nearby Manningtree.
Our Brantham surgery is spacious and was purpose-built for the practice in 1999 to serve the local area before being extended in 2016. It provides a modern clinical environment with all the latest equipment and facilities you would expect including air conditioning throughout, digital x-rays, video endoscopy, multiparameter monitoring and a therapeutic class IV laser. We are proud to be an RCVS GP status accredited practice, have achieved cat-friendly status and are a Nurse Training practice.
Our Team & Culture
Our fantastic team comprises 8 knowledgeable and friendly RVNs, 1 SVN, a dedicated practice support team and our 3 highly experienced veterinary surgeons. We work closely in collaboration with our Hadleigh colleagues who include an Advanced Practitioner in Diagnostic imaging and a skilled orthopaedic surgeon. We are passionate about supporting the personal and professional growth of our staff and their well-being is at the core of our business. We offer high-quality medicine, and a varied caseload with clinical freedom in a supportive and close-knit team.
Because our employees matter
We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from:
- 6.6 weeks annual leave including bank holidays (pro rata)
- Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
- Your birthday as a paid leave
- Private medical insurance
- Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
- Cycle to Work scheme
- Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
- Non-accidental injury support
- Paid bereavement leave
- Company sick pay
- Free flu jabs
- £1350 CPD allowance with 5 days paid CPD to leave (pro-rata)
- Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
- Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
- All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
- All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
- BVA membership
- VDS cover
- Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
- Discounted staff pet care
As a BAME and LGBTQ+ 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 quote BH8350 when you apply.
Address: Brantham, Essex, United Kingdom