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New Graduate Veterinary Surgeon - Charter Vets

Practice Site:
  • Charter Vets (Roundswell)


Calling all New Graduate Vets!

  • Modern and forward thinking practice
  • Access to great equipment
  • Opportunity to work with Referral Veterinarians
  • Great location to enjoy the outdoors - great walks and excellent surf beaches
  • Practice located within easy reach of both Exeter and Bristol

We are the dedicated Charter Veterinary Hospital based in beautiful North Devon and we are looking for a New Graduate Veterinary Surgeon to join our team. We are a 3 site practice with our own OOH service who offer advanced facilities in diagnostic imaging, orthopaedics, spinal surgery and dentistry alongside anaesthesia, critical care and chronic pain management. We have all the kit needed to provide first class first opinion and referral services including on site CT, visiting MRI, hydrotherapy and a dedicated dental suite at our Roundswell Hopsital. We are also supported by a very experienced team of nurses and receptionists. As our New Graduate Vet you will be automatically enrolled onto our New Graduate Programme.

This is what some of our vets on the CVS Graduate Programme say:

“Throughout my first year as a new graduate on the CVS Graduate Scheme I have felt very supported both in my practice and externally through being a part of CVS. The practical CPD we get to do is definitely my favourite part as it also provides an opportunity to network with other fellow graduates while covering some essential topics for first opinion practice. I would highly recommend the programme to any new graduate as it provides a supported and structured start into your veterinary career.”

“My favourite part of working as a new graduate vet for CVS are the opportunities offered by such a large cooperation. The experience and possibilities are great when you are trying to find your own path according to your passion.  The CPD offered is also invaluable and there is a great support network.”

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!

 This is what to do now

 To take your first steps onto the CVS Graduate Programme and joining our team at Charter Vets, please select ‘apply now'




New Graduate Vet / Small Animal Vet / Veterinary Surgeon / Vet / Full Time

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Charter Vets (Roundswell)
Charter Court, Roundswell Commercial Park, Barnstaple, North Devon, United Kingdom, EX31 3FG
  • Salary:
    £31,000 per annum plus Benefits
  • Practice:
    Charter Vets
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  • Application Closing Date:
    30 September 2021
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