Small Animal Graduate Veterinary Surgeon

Highcliff Veterinary Practice

Small Animal Graduate Veterinary Surgeon


Highcliff Veterinary Practice, Ipswich

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 6 days ago, 15 May | Get your application in now to be included in the first week's applications.

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 3b1160f1d39741ea9c0c11059bcbc047

Full Job Description

We have an amazing stable team of experienced and younger Vets as well as a fantastic team of highly skilled and dedicated Nurses. We have a dedicated wellbeing group who have organised among other things a practice trip to Jimmy's Farm, celebrations of Veterinary Nurse and veterinary reception awareness days and our annual Easter egg hunt. We have regular clinical and practice meetings and run frequent CPD sessions in house. We are passionate about supporting and teaching. We have an Imaging certificate holder within the team.
We have all the usual equipment including endoscope, digital x-rays, dental x-ray, ultrasound with imaging certificate holder who also carries out echocardiography, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Class 4 therapeutic laser and multiparameter monitoring.
Step into a supportive start
Your normal working hours will be 40 hours per week over 4 days per week.
8am - 7pm with 1 hour for lunch plus one in 3 Saturday mornings working 8am - 1pm.
This will be the fourth graduate in a row that we have supported through GDP and the graduate scheme. The other three all still work for us at various stage of their career. The Clinical Director is passionate about helping and supporting new grads through their first few years in practice and beyond. We believe in high clinical standards but the welfare of animals in our care comes above all else. We are lucky to have a number of very experienced vets to support our newer colleague's day to day as well as an amazing team of nurses and non-clinical staff.
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 for the IVC Evidensia Research Fund.
Gain invaluable experience and support from a dedicated mentor who cares about your progression.
Feel empowered with our wellbeing support offering.

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 @ Highcliff Veterinary Practice
We are a very well established but modern practice in the middle of a beautiful market town surrounded by the glorious Suffolk countryside. Offering opportunities for walking, cycling and watersports nearby. The large county town of Ipswich and the city of Colchester are just a short car journey away.

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.
    Highcliff Veterinary Practice, Hadleigh
    96 High Street, Hadleigh, Ipswich, IP7 5EN, United Kingdom
    Animals treated
    Small animals