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Veterinary Surgeon Required At Vet On The Hill, Caterham

2 months ago
8 months ago

Up to £65,000 (FTE) depending on experience.

Vet On The Hill

Bartosz Piasecki

Caterham, Surrey, United Kingdom

The Role

We are looking for an experienced vet to join our longstanding team. 

We are proud of our low staff turnover, which makes this opportunity a rare one. Most of our staff have been with us for 2-5 years, and some from the very day we first opened our doors! We attribute this success to our clear clinical values, investment in staff wellbeing, and flexible work culture. 

Our greatest perk is the team you will join. All of our vets are pursuing CPD(s) in areas that interest them individually, and would happily talk to you about what life is like at Vet on the Hill should you wish to learn more first-hand.  

If you like the sound of us, we think you should come and meet us. 

Our promise to you is an environment where you can safely develop and deliver exceptional care to our patients, with opportunity to both provide and receive lifelong mentorship. Most importantly, we will support a healthy work-life balance, whatever that specifically means for you.  


The salary for this role is up to £65,000 (FTE) depending on experience. 
We also offer a significant welcome bonus.

About Us

Vet on the hill has been providing exceptional service and care to our patients and clients since 2014. We are a thriving, state of the art equipped, modern, single site small animal practice in the lovely town of Caterham. We have close links to the M25, London, and boast the beautiful Surrey Hills on our doorstep.

We understand the importance of nurturing the love for animal welfare that we all share, so we ensure a culture of shared knowledge, bespoke learning, and tailored support. We are really proud of our team and prioritise open communication so that we can deliver on our mission, with integrity and compassion.

About the Team and Culture

We are 6 Vets (one certificate holder), 7 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 4 support staff, 1 VCA and a Practice Manager. Our ethos orbits around teamwork, active listening, kindness and positivity. 

Our fantastic team are at the heart of what we do, and this can be felt instantly when you join us. We are a close-knit unit, where vets, nurses and receptionists work harmoniously together. In the last year, team activities have included canoeing, fancy-dress Halloween and our annual bake-off.

Because our employees matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business, and investing in our staff is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from:

Work-life balance
•    6.6 weeks annual leave 
•    Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
•    Your birthday as a paid day off

•    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

•    £1,250 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro rata
•    Certificate support
•    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 
•    Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships
•    BVA membership
•    VDS cover
•    RCVS fees 

•    Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
•    Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
•    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 and quote reference BH8420.

Tel: 07977242349
Address: 17 Essendene Road Caterham CR3 5PB United Kingdom, Caterham, Surrey, United Kingdom

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