Old Hall Veterinary Centre

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  • Flexible work environment 4 day week for full-time staff. Finish at 5pm 3 days a week. No OOH, We optimise the rota for our staff
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  • Remote/work from home Yes for admin staff
  • Benefits 25 days holiday plus bank holidays. 2 days paid leave for volunteering. Professional fees paid. Excellent discount on vet services/meds
  • Company overview

    We are a well established 3 vet companion animal practice based in rural Cumbria. Our premises are purpose built with the usual GP toys.  The nursing team is excellent with 3 experienced RVNs and a practice trained nurse. We are at the heart of our community and have a very loyal and appreciative client base.  The environment is at the heart of everything we do.

  • Company values

    To look after the patients, clients, staff and environment as well as possible.

  • What makes your organization a great place to work?

    Fantastic supportive, skilled and fun loving staff

    Great communication

    Good work life balance: No OOH, finish at 5pm 3 days a week. 4 day week as standard for full-time staff

    Focus on the environment and staff well-being. You will get 2 days paid to go volunteering. Fruit and cake always available. Investors in the Environment Green (top) certification.

    Purpose built premises

    We are based in a beautiful town with a thriving community in the gorgeous Eden Valley between the Lakes and Dales. Very easy access to hills, lakes, mountains and the M6

    A move here truly is a quality of life decision

    Tree planting as part of volunteering scheme
  • Describe an ideal employee at your organization

    You will:

    Have high but realistic standards of vet and client care.

    Be interested in the environment and sustainability.

    Be a team player and good communicator

    Be able to work some weekend surgeries (mornings only!)

    Have good basic surgical skills and be happy with occasional sole charge


  • Flexible work initiatives at the workplace

    Our rota is flexible and we can, to some extent arrange it around family needs. All our vets have families so understand.

    5pm finish 3 night a week

  • Sustainability initiatives you have in the workplace

    We are members of Investors in the Environment and holders of Green (top) certification.  Our environment and sustainability initiatives are many and inform how we do everything. Please check our website.

  • Structured career progression initiatives at the workplace

    Partnership or Practice Purchase prospects

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