Small Animal Graduate Veterinary Surgeon Thornbury 2024

Shape your journey!

No matter where your passion in veterinary medicine lies, the IVC Evidensia Graduate Academy programme offers a comprehensive and tailored learning experience to support you in achieving your potential.

Are you a recent or soon-to-be veterinary graduate looking to embark on a successful and fulfilling career in veterinary medicine?

Shape your journey to veterinary excellence with our Graduate Academy programme. Unlock your potential through practical and online CPD courses and development opportunities. Feel empowered with mentor and well-being support, alongside a host of benefits and rewards. Find support and inspiration, with our global network of peers and professionals ready and waiting to welcome you.

Join us on this exciting journey, and let's shape the future of veterinary care together.

Unlock your passions @ Yorkshire Vets

Yorkshire Vets is located in a vibrant community, offering a diverse patient population. You'll encounter a wide range of cases, keeping your work interesting and challenging. We understand the importance of maintaining a healthy work-life balance. We offer flexible scheduling options and a focus on wellbeing to ensure that you can excel in your career.

Yorkshire is renowned for its breath-taking landscapes. Whether you prefer rolling hills, rugged moorlands, or picturesque coastlines, you'll find it all in Yorkshire. This natural beauty provides ample opportunities for outdoor activities and relaxation, promoting work-life balance. Yorkshire Vets branches are well-connected with efficient transport options. We are local to Leeds/Bradford airport and close to main motorway links where you easily assess other major UK cities.

At Yorkshire Vets, we're not just colleagues; we're a close-knit family bonded by our shared love of animals. Out passion drives us to provide the best care possible and this commitment sets us apart. Our team is made up of 13 FTE Vets and 8 FTE RVNs across 6 sites. Within the team, we have 2 Surgical certificate holders and 1 Ophthalmology certificate holder.

Practice facilities include laparoscopic bitch spays, endoscopy, ultrasound, x-rays, dental x-rays, acupuncture, echocardiography/ECG and blood pressure machines. We are a training centre for registered veterinary nurses. We are also a Gold level cat friendly clinic.

Step into a supportive start

Your normal hours of work are 40 hours per week, 4 days a week. Due to the particular needs of the business we need to operate a rota system, therefore there are no normal times of work applicable to you and your daily hours, start and finish times will vary from time to time on a rota system. The rota operates Monday to Friday inclusive. In addition, you may also be required to participate in a Saturday morning rota. No out of hours!

At Yorkshire Vets, you'll encounter a wide range of cases, keeping your work interesting and challenging. We understand the importance of maintaining a healthy work-life balance. We offer flexible scheduling options and a focus on wellbeing to ensure that you can excel in your career.

We Are IVC Evidensia

We are committed to supporting you in shaping your journey to reach your potential, whatever your career aims. That’s why, our graduate academy programme has been developed to offer you:

Comprehensive learning

Take your career to the next level with our comprehensive blended learning programme, with a choice of streams to fit your career dreams.

Global Network

Build lifelong connections with our global community of veterinary professionals, and the opportunity to work at locations across our network as your career progresses.

CPD and development

Unlock your passions with exciting CPD and development opportunities, including access to apply for the IVC Evidensia Research Fund.

Support

Gain invaluable experience and support from a dedicated mentor who cares about your progression.

Wellbeing

Feel empowered with our wellbeing support offering.

Benefits

Discover a host of benefits and rewards, including a competitive salary starting from £34k.

A rewarding career – it’s yours for the taking

We offer excellent employee benefits, as we believe that our people do their best work when they feel comfortable, nurtured, and valued:

  • Year 1 salary from £34,000 increasing to year 2
  • No financial tie-in
  • 6.6 weeks annual leave
  • Your birthday as a paid day off
  • Pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Health and wellbeing – you’ll get free eye tests and discounted gym membership.
  • ‘Pawsome’ benefits and rewards scheme, plus a great discount on pet care
  • Employee assistance programme - we all have times in our life when we need a little extra support, which is why we offer a comprehensive employee assistance programme, including access to support.
  • Professional memberships – we cover the cost of your RCVS renewal fees and other memberships.

We know how committed you’ve been throughout your studies now let us help you create the perfect launch pad to a bright career. Join us on this exciting journey, and let's shape the future of veterinary care together.

As a BAME and LGBT+ 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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