Job Vacancy Ashlea Veterinary Centre

100% small animal, single site practice in Carlisle, Cumbria
We’re looking for two enthusiastic and caring vets to join our amazing team!
Our Practice:
! An opportunity exists for you to join our lovely clinical team in a practice keen to keep key
clinical skills in primary care practice, providing excellent care to our patients and clients.
! We run in-house healthcare plans which can provide both routine (preventative) and non-
routine (accident and illness) care for member animals. We want to maintain a team of
veterinary surgeons who share our desire to collectively develop and maintain a broad range
of medical and surgical skills within the practice. We share our knowledge and skills but
ensure all team members can explore and develop their own interests.
! The usual diagnostic aids are available (digital x-ray – standard and dental, ultrasound,
video-endoscope, in-house laboratory with biochemistry and haematology machines), all of which
allow you to investigate your patient’s problems and then guide the owner through the various
medical and surgical options.
What we’re looking for:
We are looking for a full time and a part time vet. We will consider all levels of experience as
finding the right person is most important.
We’re looking for a compassionate, caring vet who is a good communicator and is keen to
develop long term relationships with our clients and their pets. You’ll need to be a team player but
also able to act on your own judgement and make decisions when required.

100% small animal, single site practice, in Carlisle, Cumbria
We’re looking for two enthusiastic and caring vets to join our amazing team!
The role:
! Our friendly team of vets are supported by five excellent RVNs together with an
animal care assistant, SVNs and wonderful front of house colleagues.
! We have 15 minute appointments and are proud to be an RCVS and Gold
Compassionate Understood accredited practice. We are also a Gold Standard Cat
Friendly Clinic and are working towards being accredited by Investor in the Environment.
! The out of hours rota is on a 1:4 basis, allowing a great work-life balance and giving
you plenty of time to enjoy the nearby Lake District, which is just 15 miles away and the
Scottish borders just 8 miles away.
! Yes, we do our own OOH work, but being a small practice this is not onerous and
any work done is financially remunerated. We work a set rota with consistent days and
duty nights, and a weekend every month, but we are all flexible about swapping if
What we can offer in return:
We are delighted to be part of the VetPartners group,
who offer a generous CPD budget, we encourage and will
fund further study to certificate level for the right
candidate. We have two vets working towards certificates
and for any new graduates you would be part of the Vet
Partners Grad Scheme ( and
we are ready and excited to support you through your GDP
Salary will be dependent on experience and upon hours
worked but between £35,000 -£50,000 FTE including
out of hours. with five weeks paid leave (plus bank holidays).
RCVS fees & one veterinary subscription paid.
Healthshield Policy.
Pension with Legal and General.
For further information please contact the Practice
Manager, Rowena Batey, via email
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