Veterinary Surgeon LU7 1HJ Job at Ark House Vets in Leighton Buzzard

Job Description

Veterinary Surgeon required at Ark House Vets in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire

The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon to join our team! You will be working as part of our supportive and friendly team to provide the highest level of care for our clients and their pets in the locality. No OOH duties, 1 in 4 Saturdays until 1pm. Vets work on average a 38 hour week with flexible rota either split over 5 days or over 4 days with one day off in the week. Starting date for this position is December 2020 or January 2021.

About Us

We are a single site practice in the lovely Beds/Bucks border. For a vet, there’s no such thing as the perfect job. But it’s perfectly possible to get close. The right job needs to tick a lot of boxes including colleagues and management who’ll willingly lend a hand when you’re stretched, and lend an ear when you’ve had a tough day including a fully trained Mental Health First Aider. Our practice ethos focuses on doing the right thing, providing gold standard care to both pets and clients. We have excellent, confident RVNs with outstanding front of house support.

Applicant Requirements

We are ideally looking for a colleague with experience, who is confident with the more routine surgeries and medicine, whilst motivated to learn and lead. We’re keen to welcome another team player who wants a new challenge in a safe and supportive environment.

Benefits (Pro rata)

  • 25 days paid holiday not including bank holidays
  • Salary in the range of £35K to £45K, reflecting experience (as you’d expect)
  • Free fruit all week, and cakes on Friday
  • 5 days paid CPD leave
  • £1250 CPD Allowance per annum
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • VDS Membership paid
  • BVA Membership paid
  • Service based holiday entitlement increases
  • Birthday leave
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • My Benefits – various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension
  • CPD/training support
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Company sick pay
  • Employee opinion survey
  • Free uniform in a number of roles
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Social events
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Academy & Leadership courses
  • Focus on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free flu jabs

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.

So whether you’re looking for a new challenge or a fresh start (or know a vet who is), why not take get in contact!

Reference: 1590


Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent


  • Childcare
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Gym membership
  • Sick pay
  • Store discounts
  • Wellness programmes



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About Company

Company: Ark House Vets

Company Location:  Leighton Buzzard

About Ark House Vets