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Small Animal Vet - Townsend Veterinary Practice

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  • Townsend (Bromsgrove)

Townsend (Bromsgrove)

We are looking for a vet with proven experience and clinical skills seeking to develop themselves and become a part of a compassionate, family-feeling team at Townsend Vets in the West Midlands!

We believe in:

  • Care with compassion: We believe in having empathy for our patients and clients at all times
    • We do hugs. We're there for our clients in times of grief.
  • Part of the ship, part of the crew: We believe in kindness and humour between team members
    • Our Christmas videos are legendary
  • Good, honest medicine: We will always help our clients if we can, and will work with our partners to find a solution to the gnarliest problems, or help with the little things.
    • We offer FOC nail clips, anal gland expression etc during routine procedures.
    • We are always honest and open about our mistakes with our clients and team members
  • Creative care: Every animal and circumstance is unique, and requires tailored care
    • We use a well-established network of telemedicine specialists to enhance our care in practice
  • Focus on the future: We believe in constantly looking to improve and bring in new techniques and ideas
    • Investment in new equipment and constant adoption of new techniques and medications including monoclonal antibody therapies, antibiotic reduction in dermatology etc.

We are a practice with deep roots in the local community, lovely clients, and a belief in giving our best to our patients and each other. We believe in developing through our team members, with recent purchases of multi-parameter monitoring and electrocautery, as well as digital x-ray, endoscope, ultrasound, digital dental X-ray, slit lamp, indirect ophthalmoscope, electrolysis, surgical loupe and tonometry.

We currently have vets with extra qualifications in Dermatology and Behaviour and have a certificate-holder in Ophthalmology, and would love to add someone with a medical or surgical bent to our roster. We have a kind and highly experienced team of nurses and receptionists, certified fear free practitioners, and dedicated cat ward and cat and rabbit waiting areas.

Full time is 38 hours a week with the choice to spread this over 4 or 5 days, and flexible working options are available to fit with childcare or specific needs. 1:3 Saturdays (Alternating 9-5 and 9-1) with full day or half day off in lieu respectively the following week, 1 late night a week (7pm), and 1 early morning a week (8.45am) otherwise from 9am to 6pm with no overnight work. Standard 5 weeks annual leave with the ability to negotiate up to 7 weeks.

Salary would run up to £50,000 dependent on experience and competence and you will have a CPD budget of £1500, with 6-monthly reviews with your mentor to plan further development.

Looking forward to meeting you for fish and chips on a Friday! (If that's your thing).

Will and the Team

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Townsend (Bromsgrove)
168 Birmingham Road, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, United Kingdom, B61 0HB
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