INTERESTED IN JOINING OUR TEAM?

Feeling right at home!

Beech House Vets has always moved with the times, aiming to be at the forefront of developments within the veterinary profession, whilst still maintaining the family based, warm and friendly, independent personal service.

We have a long and deep history; established over 140 years ago, the practice has been owned by two families during this time, committed to our clients and their pets. We continuously try to enhance our levels of service and facilities and maintain an ongoing refurbishment plan.

Our team is made up of highly qualified, experienced professional staff. We are committed to their continued development - both personal and professional - through post-graduate training, both in-house and externally. Every member is encouraged and funded to develop their own personal skills and interests within the practice.

We promote responsible pet ownership and lifelong preventative healthcare by being integral members of the local area and by providing client education to prevent as many illnesses and diseases as possible. Our commitment to making sure clients and their pets can be seen at all times of the working day by a vet or qualified nurse, enables us to treat those sudden injuries and illnesses, as quickly and effectively as possible.

We want and expect every team member to enjoy coming to work, giving of their best to themselves, their team mates and our clients. We work hard and we play hard - together. If this sounds like your kind of practice, please just get in touch with us - we'd love to hear from you.

What it's like to work with us

We are committed to providing a level of veterinary healthcare and service that will enhance, strengthen and prolong the extraordinary bond that we share with all our pets. We maintain a warm and friendly relationship between clients and staff, such that the whole experience of visiting us is an enjoyable and rewarding one.

Our philosophy is to provide our clients and their pets with a warm and personal service, delivering the highest standards of modern, preventative veterinary healthcare for life. In order to achieve this we provide our staff with enhanced career opportunities through continual professional development and a team spirit within a welcoming and well-equipped environment.

Beech House Vets Mission Statement

Through motivation and commitment to the professional development of all our staff, we provide the highest standard of service, advise and preventative lifelong veterinary healthcare for our clients and their pets.

Feeling right at home!

Longer Consulting Hours
Our Hersham branch is open from 8am until 8pm every weekday (final appointments 7:30pm) and open on Saturdays and Sunday mornings. We run 15-minute consultations. We use VetSpace Voyager for our PMS.

Focus on Preventative Healthcare
We pride ourselves in keeping pets happy and healthy, preventing disease with advice on vaccination, diets, good dental care and regular nurse clinics to pick up and treat any disease early.

iRecall Reminder Services
We offer texts, emails and hybrid mail to help keep our clients up to date with all their pets' preventative healthcare needs as well as reminders for pre- booked appointments.

In-House Specialist Referrals
Christoph Stork (Orthovet) visits Beech House regularly and performs advanced orthopaedic procedures, including Hip replacements and TPLOs for our clients.

Pet Passports
Most of our vets are qualified OVs and the whole team have a wealth of experience in advising clients on all aspects of travelling with pets.

Vaccinations
We tailor our vaccination protocols in order to protect pets appropriately from disease making use of separate vaccines' extended duration of immunity.

Nurse Clinics
Our nurses are all highly trained and experienced and an excellent source of advice and education to help take holistic care of our pets and pick up on any signs of disease early. We provide clinics for weight management, dental care, senior pets care, puppy and kitten care, fireworks phobia or behavioral issues as well as general clinics for claw clipping, anal gland expression or worming and flea advice and administration. Most nurse clinics are free of charge and client find them extremely helpful, informative and useful.

Equipment

State of the Art Equipment - We pride ourselves on investing in great surgical, dental and diagnostic equipment to ensure every team member can be stimulated to stretch themselves professionally whilst providing the best in-house care for our patients. This helps us to diagnose and treat pets ourselves, only needing to refer on to specialists as required appropriately.

Hersham houses are main facilities with fully air conditioned separate dog, cat and isolation wards. We use Adaptil and Feliway sprays and diffusers to reduce stress as well as provide toys, blankets and beds to help our patients feel more at home.
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It includes:

  • Sterile theatre with positive pressure and Hepa-filtered air conditioning
  • Piped gases and isoflurance vaporisers
  • Full anaesthetic monitoring equipment,including capnography and pulse oximetry
  • Infusion pumps
  • Full Storz Laparoscopic surgical tower
  • Electrosurgery and bipolar diathermy
  • Olympus videogastroscope and Olympus videobronchoscope
  • Separate Prep room
  • Agfa CR digital Xray with bucky table
  • Dental theatre with Burtons air-driven dental unit and Kruuse piezo scaler and Kodak DR digital dental xray with wall-mounted generator
  • Philips EnVisor HD Ultrasound
  • ECG
  • Blood Pressure Monitors - Doppler (and oscillometric)
  • Critical Care Incubator
  • Idexx Lasercyte and CatalystDx
  • Heine Ophthalmoscopes and tonometer
A daily ward round is carried out at 3.20pm to discuss cases - including that day's surgical case load and the ongoing care for in-patients.
Decisions are made as to discharge instructions or maintain in house over night or to be transferred to our OOH provider.
We utilise the OOH service at North Surrey Veterinary Emergencies which is based in East Molesey, 4 miles away.
Shepperton and Thames Ditton have surgical and day-case hospitalisation facilities.

Current Vacancies

Student Veterinary Nurse

We are looking to expand our nursing team and are currently recruiting for a Student Veterinary Nurse position within the Beech House Vets team.

The position is based at our Hersham branch working alongside a team of Veterinary Surgeons, Registered Veterinary Nurses, and receptionists. Please view our meet the team page. The job will include weekend (1 in 4) rota basis.

As a student nurse at Beech House you will be working along side a clinical coach and attend a day release college. You will also be part of a forward thinking team who work to provide the highest level of care to our patients with a strong emphasis on preventative healthcare.

This position would ideally suit someone who has been currently working within the animal sector, with excellent communication skills and the ability to build rapport with clients.

If you are interested in this position please contact our Practice Manager, Stella Barham on 01932 220768 or email your CV to info@beechhousevets.com