Hook Norton
Pets: 01608 730501
Equine & Farm: 01608 730085
Charlbury
Pets: 01608 811250
Deddington
Pets: 01869 337732
Moreton-in-Marsh
Pets: 01608 695305

Career


Careers at Hook Norton Veterinary Group

Hook Norton Veterinary Group is an independent veterinary practice which offers specialist Small Animal, Equine, & Farm 24-hour care across a wide geographic area. We have recently expanded and now have additional branch surgeries located in Charlbury, Deddington and Moreton-in-Marsh, bringing unrivalled veterinary care to the surrounding villages. Our main tier-3 RCVS accredited Small Animal Hospital is based on the outskirts of Hook Norton, with excellent transport links nearby to London and Birmingham (only 1 hour away). All of our surgeries boast state of the art equipment allowing us to offer ‘Gold Standard’ veterinary care. At HNVG we give our staff a good work/life balance, providing the time to join in with our vibrant local community & enjoy the fabulous Cotswolds. We have great local facilities, schools and lots of cosy pubs!

We are always on the lookout for the very best prospective staff members to join our team in the future. As a practice we have been growing in each department year-on-year and so, we are regularly looking to recruit in all areas of the business. Job vacancies will be advertised on this page. If you are unsuccessful in your application, or there are currently no jobs available, we will keep your details on file for future reference.

ASSISTANT VETERINARY SURGEON (COMPANION ANIMALS)

Our main tier-3 RCVS accredited Small Animal Hospital is based on the outskirts of Hook Norton. All of our surgeries boast state of the art equipment allowing us to offer ‘Gold Standard’ veterinary care including CT, endoscopy and surgical suites. At HNVG we pride ourselves on our client retention and clinical decision making, rather than focusing solely on achieving rigid sales targets.

Job Role
Due to business growth, we have an opportunity for an experienced and ambitious Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly and dedicated team. We allow complete clinical freedom to manage and work up cases, with support and training from experienced vets, should the need arise. Mentoring is offered via designated internal staff and external support through the XLVets mentoring scheme. We actively encourage medical/surgical development for all stages in your career whether you have experience or are newly graduated.

This job role will require working at our main hospital as well as branch surgeries, with realistic 15-minute consults. The role includes working in our OOH rota which is shared with another practice, which equates to working only 7 weekends per year. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar job role, have a clean driving licence and be a team player with high clinical aspirations. However, we will also consider applications from recently qualified, high calibre graduates.

Rewards
• Competitive salary, commensurate with experience
• 4-day week
• Enhanced holiday entitlement
• Generous CPD allowance
• Exclusive company discounts
• Comprehensive access to the XLVet community & resources
• Full and unwavering support towards Certificates and career development
• Free parking at all branches
• Branded uniform

This is a great opportunity for a good work/life balance, providing the time to join in with our vibrant local community & enjoy the fabulous Cotswolds. We have great local facilities, schools and lots of cosy pubs!

For more information about the practice please look at our website www.hooknortonvets.co.uk

Please submit your CV or email further questions to: will.oldham@hooknortonvets.co.uk

SMALL ANIMAL CLINIC ASSISTANT

Job Role

Due to the continued success and business growth of Hook Norton Veterinary Group we are continuing to expand our busy Small Animal Team. We have a new role available for an enthusiastic & hard-working Small Animal Clinic Assistant.

The successful applicant needs to be flexible, diligent and a team player, whilst also able to self-motivate. Experience with animals is preferred and experience within a veterinary setting would be welcome, however full training will be provided. The job will include assisting the vets and nurses when in clinic and maintaining our high standards of hygiene and infection control. You will thrive in a fast-paced environment where multi-tasking and responding to urgent requests in a calm and efficient manner won’t phase you and you will relish being part of a large, well established team. Maintaining accuracy in a fast-paced environment is crucial.

This is a full-time position (approximately 40 hours per week – between the hours of 8am and 7pm) including weekend work. You will be working shifts; however, the rota is supplied well in advance.

Rewards

• Investment in your learning and development – with the opportunity to further your career.
• Exclusive company discounts.
• Employer contribution to pension.
• Staff uniform.
• Free on-site parking.

To be considered for the role you must have:

• A minimum of 5 GCSE’s A-C; including Science, Maths & English.
• Effective communication skills; it is vital you can provide clear and precise instructions when communicating with your team and be able to communicate with all vets, nurses & clients in a sensitive manner.
• Demonstrable IT Literacy and ability to quickly learn new systems.
• Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment whilst maintaining accuracy.
• A clean driving license.

If you have any questions about the role or wish to submit your CV & covering letter, please contact tracie.dunn@hooknortonvets.co.uk. Interviews to commence the week beginning the 20th of May.

Please do not re-submit your CV if you have applied in the last 12 months.

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Hook Norton Pets: 01608 730501 Equine & Farm: 01608 730085
Charlbury Pets: 01608 811250
Deddington Pets: 01869 337732
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