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Build your veterinary career at Haven

We’re always open to hearing from qualified vets and nurses who are interested in joining our practice. We are a modern, well-equipped, two branch practice, with the varied caseload and support of a large practice, but still retaining a close-knit team and familiar atmosphere.

 

Our location offers easy access to city life, beautiful rural Yorkshire and the seaside, providing a fantastic balance between work and enjoyment.

We encourage all of our team to pursue training opportunities and further qualifications during their time with us. We provide time off and budget annually for CPD, and pay for RCVS and other professional membership fees.

 

For a confidential, informal chat about our availability, get in touch.

Vacancies

Registered Veterinary Nurses
Amanda Dobbs

Registered Veterinary Nurse (full-time)– Haven Veterinary Group, Hull, East Yorkshire

Salary up to £25,000 p/a depending on experience

Are you looking for a new challenge in an RCVS accredited practice with a fantastic team?

The Haven Veterinary Group is a 2-site practice in beautiful East Yorkshire with one site situated close to the busy city centre of Hull, and the other in a lovely village just on the outskirts giving you a great mix of rural and city life. We are RCVS accredited to General Practice standard for Small Animal, Farm and Equine and an ISFM Silver accredited cat friendly practice.

At Haven Veterinary Group we are looking to expand our nursing team. Therefore, an opportunity has arisen for a RVN who has a passion for high clinical standards and exceptional customer care. You would be joining our friendly and supportive team of 12 vets, 5 RVNs, 4 VCAs, 2 kennel assistants and 14 receptionists and admin members across both of our sites. Our nursing team is currently dedicated to small animal nursing so no experience in large animal would be necessary, although the opportunity to assist on the large animal side may be available if desired. Our nurses’ skills are highly valued, and you will have the opportunity to utilise your skills and knowledge to your true potential. We run regular nurse clinics and actively encouraged nurses to perform schedule 3 procedures where they feel confident. We have a large and varied case load enabling the nursing team to rotate between theatre, circulatory nurse, inpatient care and consulting, this is done on a rota basis to ensure variety and job satisfaction to the whole team. Training and mentoring are very important to us, and all career aspirations are actively encouraged and supported. We are a Veterinary Nurse training practice at both of our sites and aim to always have at least one student undergoing their training with us.

The successful candidate will be dedicated to developing higher quality of first opinion pet care, whilst gaining the opportunity for internal career progression.

The role is based on a 37.5 hour week, working 7.5 hour shifts between the hours of 8 am and 7 pm Monday - Friday. Weekends are worked on a 1:7 rota, 8 am to 4 pm Saturday and 9 am to 4 pm Sunday with a day off in lieu and overtime paid for the Sunday. No OOH as this is covered by Vets Now giving you a much-desired work / life balance.

In return you will receive:

Generous salary depending on experience

22 days holiday plus Bank Holidays

RCVS and VDS fees paid

1 additional membership of your choice paid

Funded and supported CPD including up to certificate level

Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption pay

Pension

Healthshield

Discounted Vet bills and products

Cycle to work scheme and much more!

For more information, or to apply for this position, contact Amanda.dobbs@havenvetgroup.co.uk

Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon
Amanda Dobbs

Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon - East Yorkshire

Salary: £35,000 - £60,000 depending on experience.

Are you a keen surgeon looking for a new opportunity to utilise your skills and share your experience with new colleagues? Do you want a more flexible role to suit your lifestyle with full-time and flexible working patterns available?

The Haven Veterinary Group is a 2-site practice in beautiful East Yorkshire with one site situated close to the busy city centre of Hull, and the other in a lovely village just on the outskirts giving you a great mix of rural and city life. We are RCVS accredited to General Practice standard for Small Animal, Farm and Equine and an ISFM Silver accredited cat friendly practice.

We are looking for an experienced surgeon to join our large, but close-knit team of 12 vets, 6 RVNs, 4 VCAs, 2 kennel assistants and 14 receptionists and admin members, including a few star bakers who supply us with endless cakes and treats! Our vets all have different strengths and specialities with a few certificate holders and form a great team that offers a fantastic first opinion service to our growing clientele. Both of our practices are well equipped with digital x-ray, ultrasound and laboratory at each site plus extra toys such as endoscope, tonometer, doppler blood pressure and a range of orthopaedic instruments at our larger site. We have a wide and varied caseload at both of our sites treating all animals of all shapes and sizes making each day an interesting one! Training and mentoring are very important to us, and all career aspirations are actively encouraged and supported. We are a Veterinary Nurse training practice and have a VetGDP adviser and love to support new colleagues at the start of their careers.

A full-time position of up to 40 hours per week plus 1:8 weekends is available although we are more than happy to discuss part-time hours and flexible working as we understand the importance of a good work / life balance. There is no OOH for our small animal work as this is covered by Vets Now. Our main goal is to provide an enjoyable working environment with the perfect work / life balance that we all deserve whilst providing an outstanding service to our patients and their owners. The happiness and wellbeing of our team is the key factor to a successful practice, and we are always working on ways to continue to improve this.

The package

· 5 weeks paid holiday + bank holidays with the option to buy and sell holidays.

· 5 days CPD leave guaranteed but not limited.

· £1750 CPD allowance per annum although this is not limited as certificates are encouraged and supported.

· RCVS membership and 2 other professional membership fees of your choice paid.

· Health plan membership with multiple benefits

· Enhanced Maternity, Paternity, Adoption and Sick Leave

· Pension

For more information or to apply, please send your CV and covering letter to Amanda Dobbs, Practice Manager, amanda.dobbs@havenvetgroup.co.uk