Veterinary Surgeon – Lake District Animal Rehabilitation Centre 

Oakhill Veterinary Group are looking to recruit a dedicated and professional Registered Veterinary Surgeon (MRCVS) to provide the day to day clinical direction of the new Lake District Animal Rehabilitation Centre.  The centre is due to open in March 2019 with the role and training due to start in February 2019.

Oakhill Veterinary Group are a long established, independent, warm and professional community mixed practice group based in the Lake District with locations in Windermere and Ambleside.  As well as playing an important part in our local community the practice has a developing portfolio of referral work, therefore the applicant should expect to lead on referrals from vets within Oakhill Veterinary Group and other practices regionally. 

Our clients are our community and are as passionate about the proactive care of their animals as we are, welcoming new and innovative approaches to healthcare.

With grant support from the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development, and the Cumbria LEADER programme the practice is currently building a rehabilitation centre with modalities to include:  aquatic treadmill therapy, laser therapy, acupuncture, physiotherapy and ultrasound.  The applicant will be the veterinary clinical lead of this centre.

We are looking to recruit a MRCVS who holds or is working towards advanced qualifications in veterinary rehabilitation.  Previous experience in this field would be ideal.

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

Additional benefits:  Annual holiday entitlement of 4 weeks (plus a share of the Christmas holiday entitlement typically another week), workplace pension scheme, RCVS annual registration fee, personal CPD budget per annum.

Application deadline:  Monday 17th December 2018    Interviews:  By 4th January 2018

You can view/download our application form here.

For further information please contact the Veterinary Partner: Alex Kirby on or 015394 88555.  

The full job description and person specification can be found here.  Informal visits and the opportunity to talk to the wider team can be arranged and are welcomed.

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