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Veterinary Surgeon Required At Vet On The Hill, Caterham

2 weeks ago
4 months ago

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

Vet On The Hill

Bartosz Piasecki

Caterham, Surrey, United Kingdom

The Role

Vet on the Hill has a rare opportunity for an experienced vet to join our established team. 
The role itself and the hours are flexible for the right candidate. We would like to hear from you to understand both your interests and needs, and we can explore possibilities together. 
Our greatest perk is the team you will join – spending your days with skilled peers of qualified nurses, vets and support staff where you can safely develop your skills, deliver exceptional care to our patients as a team and both provide and receive lifelong mentorship.

We aim to support and encourage special interests. CPD is encouraged and funded to Certificate level.


The salary for this role is up to £65,000 (FTE) depending on experience. 

Fix or flex – 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. 

About Us

Vet on the hill has been providing high-quality service and care to our 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.
Our mission is to provide preventative, accessible, affordable quality care. We do this by passionately taking care of our practice and people! We understand the importance of keeping alive in the hearts of our team the joy and love for medicine that unites us. This is achieved by safeguarding a culture of shared knowledge, bespoke learning and tailored support. As a team we each continue to develop ourselves at our own individual pace, and collectively bring the best health or hope to every case we see. We are proud and grateful to our team who communicate openly and regularly with us so that we can deliver this mission as a practice with exemplary Integrity, Compassion and Proactivity.    

About the Team and Culture

We are 7 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 here at Vet on the hill. 

Our fantastic team are at the heart of what we do, and this can be felt instantly when you join us. We believe in operating as a close – knit unit, where vets, nurses and receptionists work closely together. 

Our team have participated in canoeing, the Great British bake off and fancy-dress Halloween in the last year and are always scheming up the next fun activity.

Applicant Requirements 

We are looking for a vet with some experience in small animal practice, to deliver exceptional veterinary care and customer service. Occasional sole charge (Saturday mornings).

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:

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
•    Infection Prevention and Control Programme
•    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 BH7941.

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

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