Veterinary Surgeon Required At Highcliff Vets, Hadleigh
7 months ago
Up to £65,000 DOE
Highcliff Veterinary Practice, Hadleigh
Hadleigh, Ipswich, United Kingdom
Highcliff Veterinary Practice, Hadleigh
Up to £65,000 DOE plus £7500 Welcome Bonus and £5000 Relocation Allowance!
Highcliff Vets in Hadleigh are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic veterinary surgeon to join our team on a permanent basis. Ideally you will be a small animal vet who is confident with routine medical and surgical cases and is looking to progress in their career. We actively encourage all our staff to develop their own areas of interest including support and funding to study for certificates if so desired. We are excited to offer the opportunity to join our fantastic, talented, and highly collaborative team of vets, nurses and support staff. We would welcome an experienced colleague but also have the capacity and desire to support those who may need it.
Work life balance that works for you
We offer flexible working patterns that flex with you and your lifestyle. Whether you are looking to flex your rota hours to balance the school holidays, fix to navigate the school runs or just looking to strike that balance between home and work life. We can offer flexibility that actually works for you. Our vets usually work between the hours of 8.30am – 7pm with most full time choosing to work their hours over 4 days however we believe in offering flexible working and can a range of options including but not limited to; full time / part time / consulting only roles. This position does have a share in our 1:3 Saturday morning rota however there is no OOH requirement.
Highcliff is a long-established veterinary practice that has been serving the local community for over 100 years. Our Hadleigh branch is based in an historic Suffolk market town. We are surrounded by the beautiful Suffolk countryside and close to the historic coastline and Areas of Natural Beauty. For those looking for something a little livelier we are just a short drive from the thriving waterfront town of Ipswich and the celebrated Roman city of Colchester, with easy access to London from nearby Manningtree station.
Our surgery is based in a striking Grade 2 listed building that has been refurbished and extended to create a modern clinical environment whilst retaining the character of the old building. We have 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 a RCVS GP status accredited practice, have achieved cat friendly status and are both a Nurse Training practice and a VetGDP Approved Graduate Development Practice.
Our Team and Culture
We are lucky to have an extremely knowledgeable, supportive, and friendly team of 6 RVNs who contribute to our fun but professional working environment. We currently have 7 vets with a great mix of experienced practitioners and those in the earlier stages of their careers. This includes 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 wellbeing is at the core of our business. We offer high quality medicine, a varied caseload with clinical freedom in a supportive and close-knit team.
Because our employee's 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 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 BH7368 when applying for this role.
Address: 96 High Street, Hadleigh, Ipswich, United Kingdom