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Girling and Bowditch Graduate Vet

Beaminster Independent

Excellent Opportunity to join supportive Team in an Independent Practice!

We are an incredibly hospitable and very supportive Practice with a particularly kind, friendly and loyal client base!

Girling and Bowditch is a proudly independent, Graduate Friendly, Tier 2 RCVS Accredited Small Animal Practice with 4.5 vets, based in a modern, purpose built premises.

We have all the clinical and diagnostic equipment you could need (apart from CT and MRI), including a well equipped in-house laboratory with dedicated nurse, a laparoscopy unit for keyhole surgery, and our own Physiotherapy/Hydrotherapy Rehabilitation Centre (and a fast boiling kettle). We pride ourselves in collaborative and supportive care, where case discussion is strongly encouraged throughout the practice within our varied caseload, and further training is encouraged in whatever you are interested in!

Our Surgery is based in Beaminster, a beautiful town located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just 15 minutes from the Jurassic coastline.  We are 10 minutes away from the nearest Train Station with a mainline train service to London Waterloo (2 hours)

  • A Vetsure Graduate Friendly Practice, we offer a Structured Graduate Support Programme to help you through the first few months of being a Vet, which includes:
  • 3 to 6 months mentoring from Practice Principal Terry Girling
  • Hands on Coaching from our Team of Vets and 7 RVNs
  • Additional Coaching Days on offer for Customer Service, Communication and for learning how to handle difficult situations
  • Support if needed to find you suitable accommodation, so you will have somewhere great to live when you arrive!
  • Competitive Salary
  • Full Time Role, based on a 40 hour week, with a one night a week on call (with back up on-hand at all times) and a shared Rota (1:4) for Weekends on Call
  • 5 Weeks Annual Leave Plus most Bank Holidays
  • CPD encouraged and Fully Funded including possibility for certificate progression
  • Good bakers and tea makers are encouraged!

Please send your CV and Covering Letter to:  [email protected]  

If you would like to chat about the role, please give either Terry or Karen a call on

01308 862312

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