CVS Group
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CVS Group Careers and Employment

About the company

  • Founded
    1999
  • Company size
    1001 to 5,000
  • Revenue
    £100m to £500m
  • Industry
    Consumer Goods and Services
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Part-time
Part Time Receptionist/ Stock Controller

Bracknell

1 day ago

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Permanent, Full-time
Veterinary Receptionist

Oxford

1 day ago

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Permanent, Part-time
Part Time Veterinary Receptionist

Smethwick

1 day ago

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Contract
Patient Care Assistant - Fixed Term Contract

Hove

1 day ago

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Full-time
Referral Services RVN - Maternity Cover

Alton

1 day ago

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Contract
Vet (Fixed Term)

Kilmarnock

1 day ago

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Full-time
Registered Veterinary Nurse

Ruddington

1 day ago

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Full-time
Small Animal Vet

Warrington

1 day ago

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Full-time
Registered Veterinary Nurse

South Hetton

1 day ago

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Part-time
Part-time Head Nurse (Maternity Cover)

Smethwick

1 day ago

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Full-time, Part-time
Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

Selsdon

1 day ago

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Permanent, Part-time
Administrator

East Butterwick

£10,140 a year

2 days ago

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Contract
Customer Service Assistant

Diss

2 days ago

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Prep/Theatre PCA

Alton

2 days ago

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Full-time
Experienced Veterinary Receptionist

Castle Donington

2 days ago

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Full-time
Practice Director

Thetford

2 days ago

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Full-time
Small Animal Vet

Longwell Green

£43,000 a year

2 days ago

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Full-time
OOH Registered Veterinary Nurse

Derby

2 days ago

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Permanent, Full-time, Contract
Rotating Referral Registered Veterinary Nurse

Chester

2 days ago

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Full-time
Head Veterinary Surgeon

Dudley

£55,000 a year

2 days ago

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Veterinary

Veterinarian
£31,000 per year
Veterinary Nurse
£30,982 per year
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Rating overview

Rating is calculated based on 119 reviews and is evolving.

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Reviews

RVN in United Kingdom
on 21 October 2020
Made friends for life; but at a cost
As a RVN with CVS for a few years, i can safely say, it was not a good experience. From graduating, it took almost 8 months for CVS to acknowledge this and amend my contract.They pride themselves in career progression, but every time you asked for CPD, courses or training, you are shot down. For a company that make huge profits, they grudge giving out full wages, and will find any excuse not to pay your full salary allocation. Work life balance was poor to say the very least! And salary did not reflect the number of hours, effort or emotional fatigue you put into your employment. Staffing was always an issue. I don’t think CVS realise how poorly staffed most practices are, and yet push for more and more things to be done. After working a 9 hour shift... I finally get lunch or any sort of break. ... when I get home that night. From personal experience. And experience of other employees of CVS, if you have any sort of mental health issues, as soon as they catch onto this, beware. You are treated VERY differently. If you seek help for this, they will use it against you in any way possible. Looking back at my time there, it is now obvious that they work their employees into the ground - this practice in particular.This experience has put me off working with a CVS practice. You are just a number.
Nurse in Midlands
on 26 February 2021
Encouraging work friends but poor management
The job role itself is fun and exciting, the people I work with are amazing and feel they're my friends for life. Patient care on a good day is rewarding and the vets are always approachable. Unfortunately the same cannot be said in regards to senior roles and management. They themselves scold us for poor patient care and advise us to always strive for greatness but I feel I cannot approach them about how bad it is to manage the workload with the little staff we have. We have lost nurses and they haven't been replaced, which I can appreciate recruiting nurses is difficult in the current crisis. But they continue to double op and not consider how many nurses we have in on shift, leaving patients to recover without any checks and causing burn out for the employees. It would be the most suited practice for myself if management stopped increasing our workload and provided actual care for the nurses that work non-stop. What I have learnt so far is you cannot rely on other team members if you feel patient care has not been a priority. It is sad that I have to say goodbye to some really good friends.
Head Nurse in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
on 22 February 2021
CVS and proud!
CVS and my practice support me to meet my potential. Cpd is actively encouraged and inspired. Applying for courses is easy too - we have our own portal!I used to work for a privately owned clinic which was then bought out. Since the conversion I have developed into a Head Nurse role and I can see there are other opportunities for career development which I find exciting as many other companies dont offer these career opportunities to RVNs. CVS pay well also!CVS actively seek opinions for how to provide a better service and work life ratio which includes a meeting of all the representatives from each clinic. Its a way to get our voice heard. I have no plans from changing my employment.I would say if someone is unsure about working for CVS to get in touch with a practice and ask the company!
Purchase Ledger Clerk in Diss, Norfolk
on 20 February 2021
Avoid - avoid - avoid
Worked at Head Office in Diss in the finance department. It is the lowest paid place that I have ever known yet the expectations are highly unreasonable and when there were problems the Managers done a disappearing act and it was left to staff to work out themselves and some of those were incompetent back stabbers. Spent half of my time taking calls from customers, clients and regional practices that hadn't been paid. Anyone who had an opinion about how to improve things were not liked by the department management because it made them look like the bad management that they clearly are. Promotion was non existant if you weren't willing to bend over and kiss a**e.... Turn over of staff was high for all of the above reasons. Worst place I've ever worked
Head Nurse in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
on 12 February 2021
Mostly an amazing place to work
Great place to work with a competitive salary and great company benefits and a wide perk variety. The team I work with are fantastic and incredibly compassionate. CPD allowance snd support and encouragement to develop with opportunities to progress
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