The Role

Are you a Veterinary Surgeon looking for a supportive and friendly environment to thrive in? Do you feel that you need additional support or would like to further advance your knowledge and experience surrounded by an enthusiastic and clinically strong team? Are you more experienced in your career but ready for a change? An excellent opportunity has arisen at Pengelly & Mizen, an RCVS accredited Small Animal General Practice, for a dedicated Veterinary Surgeon to join the team.

This role is varied and includes routine appointments/ vaccinations, consults, patient care and theatre work. We try to accommodate should you have either a surgical or medical bias, and we also treat exotic pets, and horses. This position is suitable for an enthusiastic and passionate Veterinary Surgeon looking to expand their knowledge and thrive in a supportive environment, it is a very exciting time to join the team!

We realise finding the right work-life balance can be challenging in the veterinary industry, but what matters the most to us is that you have high clinical standards and work well within our team and with our clients, we welcome both part-time and full-time applicants.

About Us

Pengelly and Mizen Veterinary Surgeons are a well-established long-standing small animal and equine veterinary practice based in the city of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. We have historically served Peterborough and the surrounding areas for a long time and are well-known to our beloved community. We are an enthusiastic, friendly and supportive team of vets, nurses and receptionists dedicated to providing excellent veterinary care. A key focus for the practice and the whole team is preventative care, and we are continuously sharing ideas and knowledge. We offer a large and varied caseload as a small animal first opinion practice, and a supportive team to progress your personal development with.

Our team provides a large variety of services for our loyal clients, including exotics, breeding, geriatric care, travel passports, laboratory diagnostics, ultrasound, x-rays, orthopaedics and much more. Our out-of-hours provider is Vets Now. We work closely with local referral services for those occasions when the situation demands even more specialist care. We value our team and our ability to work together, and appreciate staff taking part in case discussion and contributing ideas to improve our practice.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for a new graduate or a more experienced colleague to join our supportive and friendly team. The successful applicant will demonstrate excellent communication skills, be a motivated and friendly team player with an ability to engage well with our clients. You must be an RCVS-registered Veterinary Surgeon, and your time-management skills should be excellent. New graduate applicants should be enthusiastic and willing to learn new skills as well as be keen to add to our team with their own individual strengths and skill sets. We are looking for someone who has a desire to practice good medicine and shows empathy towards our clients and their pets.

Benefits (pro rata)

· 25 days paid holiday not including bank holidays
· 5 days paid CPD leave
· £1250 CPD Allowance per annum
· Private Medical Insurance
· VDS Membership paid
· BVA Membership paid
· Service based holiday entitlement increases
· Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
· Enhanced paternity pay
· Birthday leave
· 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

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.

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