About the Job

Veterinary Surgeon – Kendal

Up to £77,000 DOE and £10,000 Recognition Bonus pro rata

Up to £5,000 Relocation Allowance

Join Our New Emergency Service in Kendal

We are thrilled to announce the opening of a brand new out-of-hours veterinary clinic in the beautiful market town of Kendal. As a Veterinary Surgeon with Vets Now, you will have the unique opportunity to join our team from the ground up and contribute to the growth and success of our practice. We are seeking skilled individuals who thrive on collaboration and mutual support and are passionate about providing exceptional veterinary care to valued patients and clients.

Discover Your Perfect Work-Life Balance

At Vets Now, we believe in the well-being and happiness of our team members. We understand that everyone has unique needs and responsibilities outside of their professional lives. That’s why we offer flexible working patterns to our employees. Whether you prefer full-time, part-time, or weekend hours, we are committed to finding the perfect match for you, meaning you can embrace the stunning surroundings of Kendal while enjoying a fulfilling career without compromising on your personal life. Our full-time roles are 40 hours per week, this typically comprises of an average of three shifts per week, working 1:2 weekends but we are happy to discuss alternative rota patterns.

A Great Place to Work

Often seen as the southern gateway to the Lake District, Kendal is just nine miles from Lake Windemere and boasts several castles, museums, historical bridges and buildings, many fine restaurants, and excellent local schools. By choosing to work for Vets Now in Kendal, you will not only be based in a stunning location but also have access to a first-class benefits and rewards package that includes:

  • Private medical insurance
  • Membership of employee wellbeing programme
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Enhanced maternity policy including 6 months full pay
  • Family-friendly policies including paternity and adoption pay schemes
  • Seven weeks pro rata annual leave
  • Your birthday as a paid day off
  • Paid volunteering days
  • £1,500 CPD allowance plus 35 paid hours pro rata
  • ECC certificate support – financial and paid study leave
  • RCVS fees
  • VECCS membership
  • VDS cover
  • Vets Now For You – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • UK Standard Pension contributions – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Up to 50% discounted staff pet care
  • Death in service of two times annual salary

Vets Now AdvantEdge Programme – Enhancing Your ECC Knowledge

We can also offer a place on our AdvantEdge programme. Designed for experienced Veterinary Surgeons who want to refresh or cement their emergency and critical care knowledge and skills, the two-week programme contains 75 hours of CPD and concludes with a surgical wet lab practical weekend.

Embrace a Fulfilling Career in Kendal – Contact Us Today

If you’re excited to be part of our dynamic team as a Veterinary Surgeon in the heart of Kendal, please get in touch with Jessica in our Talent Team to discuss this fantastic opportunity further. You can reach out via phone at 07890 911217 or email [email protected].