Careers at Quantock Vet Hospital

A centre of veterinary clinical excellence in Somerset
Vet jobs at Quantock Vet Hospital

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Quantock Vet Hospital - cat friendly clinic

Careers with us

We are a forward thinking and progressive independent small animal hospital with an excellent reputation, based in the heart of the fast growing town of Bridgwater and the beautiful Quantock Hills just off the M5 in Somerset. Known for our excellent care for both our pets and just as importantly our clients, we are very careful about who we choose to work here at Quantock Veterinary Hospital. You’ll find a committed and hugely valued team of people working closely together to achieve great results. We hold the highest RCVS Hospital level of accreditation and have excellent facilities and the most modern equipment on-site.  We have a high case load at the Hospital, and are able to manage complex surgical and medical cases.  We see a huge range of animals here at the hospital including some magnificent wild life.

Our staff are dedicated, skilled, empathetic and very supportive of our clients and each other.  We recruit passionate people who are conscientious, committed, good communicators and have potential that they want to realise in their careers. We have an excellent track record of staff pursuing areas of clinical interest and post-graduate qualifications.  In return we work hard to offer a positive working environment which is happy, friendly and supportive. Our salaries are always competitive and in addition we offer a pension, competitive annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays, easy and free on­site parking and are committed to the training and development of all staff. We organise and support lots of in and out of work, enjoyable team building and social activities.

If you think you might like to work with us, take a look at the vacancies below and email practice.manager@quantockvets.co.uk or send us your CV and a covering letter that includes your salary expectations and why you believe you would suit the role.   We look forward to hearing from you.

Current job vacancies with us

Veterinary Surgeon.  Experienced generalist with surgical interest.

Exciting position available for an experienced generalist small animal clinician with strong surgical interest, skills and experience.  Suitable for candidates with 4 to 5 or more years’ experience with a strong track record in general small animal practice.  Candidates will have demonstrable experience and skills in general surgery and be able to perform routine, intermediate and some advanced surgical procedures.  The position will offer excellent opportunities to practice and develop advanced soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery and benefit from the excellent facilities and equipment available (such as electro-cautery, Ethicon Enseal and Harmonic systems, full laparoscopic surgery system, orthopaedic internal and external fixation equipment, operating microscope). Would suit a clinician with or completing a surgical certificate.  CPD and certificates are very well supported by the practice.  Excellent support from a strong RVN based nursing team.

The vet team is expanding from a 6 to a 7 vet (6.5 FTE) team, enjoying an equally shared 1 in 6 rota for week day and weekend OOH rota.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive and benchmarked salary being offered commensurate with experience and skills.
  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Employer contributory pension.
  • Professional memberships and subscriptions.

Veterinary Surgeon.  Generalist with 1+ year experience.

Excellent position available for a generalist small animal clinician with at least 1 years’ experience, with excellent opportunities to develop knowledge and skills across all small animal clinical disciplines.  Suitable for candidates with a strong basic foundation in small animal general practice, capable of performing routine surgical procedures, and wanting to build strength and depth in their skills and experience.  Excellent opportunities to develop areas of clinical interest or pursue post-graduate qualifications in the future.  Good support (including OOH) from experienced colleagues and an excellent strong RVN based nursing team.

The vet team is expanding from a 6 to a 7 vet (6.5 FTE) team, enjoying an equally shared 1 in 6 rota for week day and weekend OOH rota.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive and benchmarked salary being offered commensurate with experience and skills.
  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Employer contributory pension.
  • Professional memberships and subscriptions.

Careers with us

We are a forward thinking and progressive independent small animal hospital with an excellent reputation, based in the heart of the fast growing town of Bridgwater and the beautiful Quantock Hills just off the M5 in Somerset. Known for our excellent care for both our pets and just as importantly our clients, we are very careful about who we choose to work here at Quantock Veterinary Hospital. You’ll find a committed and hugely valued team of people working closely together to achieve great results. We hold the highest RCVS Hospital level of accreditation and have excellent facilities and the most modern equipment on-site.  We have a high case load at the Hospital, and are able to manage complex surgical and medical cases.  We see a huge range of animals here at the hospital including some magnificent wild life.

Our staff are dedicated, skilled, empathetic and very supportive of our clients and each other.  We recruit passionate people who are conscientious, committed, good communicators and have potential that they want to realise in their careers. We have an excellent track record of staff pursuing areas of clinical interest and post-graduate qualifications.  In return we work hard to offer a positive working environment which is happy, friendly and supportive. Our salaries are always competitive and in addition we offer a pension, competitive annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays, easy and free on­site parking and are committed to the training and development of all staff. We organise and support lots of in and out of work enjoyable and team building and social activities.

If you think you might like to work with us, take a look at the vacancies below and email practice.manager@quantockvets.co.uk or send us your CV and a covering letter that includes your salary expectations and why you believe you would suit the role.   We look forward to hearing from you.

Current job vacancies with us

Veterinary Surgeon.  Experienced generalist with surgical interest.

Exciting position available for an experienced generalist small animal clinician with strong surgical interest, skills and experience.  Suitable for candidates with 4 to 5 or more years’ experience with a strong track record in general small animal practice.  Candidates will have demonstrable experience and skills in general surgery and be able to perform routine, intermediate and some advanced surgical procedures.  The position will offer excellent opportunities to practice and develop advanced soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery and benefit from the excellent facilities and equipment available (such as electro-cautery, Ethicon Enseal and Harmonic systems, full laparoscopic surgery system, orthopaedic internal and external fixation equipment, operating microscope). Would suit a clinician with or completing a surgical certificate.  CPD and certificates are very well supported by the practice.  Excellent support from a strong RVN based nursing team.

The vet team is expanding from a 6 to a 7 vet (6.5 FTE) team, enjoying an equally shared 1 in 6 rota for week day and weekend OOH rota.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive and benchmarked salary being offered commensurate with experience and skills.
  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Employer contributory pension.
  • Professional memberships and subscriptions.

Veterinary Surgeon.  Generalist with 1+ year experience.

Excellent position available for a generalist small animal clinician with at least 1 years’ experience, with excellent opportunities to develop knowledge and skills across all small animal clinical disciplines.  Suitable for candidates with a strong basic foundation in small animal general practice, capable of performing routine surgical procedures, and wanting to build strength and depth in their skills and experience.  Excellent opportunities to develop areas of clinical interest or pursue post-graduate qualifications in the future.  Good support (including OOH) from experienced colleagues and an excellent strong RVN based nursing team.

The vet team is expanding from a 6 to a 7 vet (6.5 FTE) team, enjoying an equally shared 1 in 6 rota for week day and weekend OOH rota.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive and benchmarked salary being offered commensurate with experience and skills.
  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Employer contributory pension.
  • Professional memberships and subscriptions.

Come and join us

“Awesome place to work, everyone is so talented and caring. Would trust any of my colleagues with all my animals.”
Jo Lewis (Head Nurse)

“I’ve worked here for over 11 years and, even though staff members have come and gone, we’ve always had a real team spirit here. The vast majority of our clients are lovely and friendly.”
Sam Haggett (receptionist)

“I have only worked here for just over a month now, and love every second. The staff here are all very dedicated to their jobs in every department. The care the animals/birds etc get here is over and above anything, the love for the pets and for Secret world centre rescues are amazing. All the staff here are wonderful and very approachable, happy and helpful. The overall atmosphere is just so lovely, I wish I had done something like this years ago. I can understand how everyone gets on well here, everyone is happy in their job.”
Jane Bryant (receptionist)

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