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New Graduate Veterinary Surgeon – The Vet Southampton

Are you looking for a complete graduate programme, designed by experienced vets, which will fully support you in your first years in practice?

Are you looking for a graduate programme that offers you tailored support, development and CPD?

Are you looking for a programme that offers you the right support network and clinical mentoring in your practice, as well as dedicated CPD days throughout the year – CPD days that allow you to share experiences with fellow graduates, whilst also supporting you with clinical skills, business insight, wellbeing support and resilience techniques from the start?

An opportunity has arisen to join us working at The Vet Southampton. The practice is located on the South Coast, close to the New Forest and has excellent links to both London and international airports.

We are a busy, well equipped 7 Vet small animal practice in Southampton. The vacancy is due to expansion and you will therefore be our 8th Vet and you will be joining a friendly, professional and supportive team. 

We pride ourselves on working cases up to a high standard and would love you to take ownership of your cases and work with your clients too.

This is a full time role based on a hour week. You will work a 4 day week and 1 in 4 weekends (9am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday).

These are just some of the benefits of joining us:

  • Salary of £31,000 which increases to £33,500 at the end of year 1 and £36,500 at the end of year 2
  • No financial tie-in beyond completion of the programme.
  • Professional memberships (RCVS & VDS).
  • Up to 7 weeks annual leave plus Bank Holidays (or equivalent) with our Buy/Sell holiday scheme – allowing you to purchase an additional two weeks of annual leave
  • Receive an extra days leave each year in your first 5 years at CVS
  • 10 CPD days a year covering both clinical and non-clinical skills and tailored to your clinical role, whether it be dedicated small animal, farm animal or mixed practice.
  • A committed and trained clinical buddy working alongside you in practice, with regular meetings to support your transition from student to qualified vet.
  • Workplace pension scheme.
  • Discounted pet treatments.
  • Employee Assistance Programme: 24/7 365 days a year helpline to support you and your immediate family when you need it the most.
  • Discounted UK gym membership with Gym Flex.
  • Performance bonus scheme.
  • Opportunity to enrol onto the country’s first Advanced Clinical Practitioner (Veterinary) degree programme in conjunction with Nottingham Vet School – providing you with both a masters qualification and certAVP
  • Internal transfers – with a network of over 500 practices we can support you should you need to relocate
  • Recommend a Friend: Financial bonus up to £1000!
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