Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Veterinary Practices
  • Year established:
    1937
  • Website:
    http://www.whitecrossvets.co.uk/
  • Contact
    • White Cross Vets, Altitude 4, Airport West, Lancaster Way, Yeadon, Leeds, LS197ZA

About White Cross Vets

White Cross Vets provide all aspects of health care for pets. Their state-of-the-art veterinary practices deliver everything from preventative health care through to complex medical and surgical procedures.

Practising veterinary care for almost 100 years, the family-run practice began in the 1940s and was founded by Christine Woods and Mary Dalby. Today, there are 17 practices across the north of England and the Midlands, including Bradford, Birmingham, Hyde, Leeds and Liverpool, which are made up of 200 team members.

The veterinary practice is committed to ensuring the very best in quality care and service for all their patients and clients. The company’s four principles are: providing quality medicine, service and relationships; displaying ethical and honest behaviour; being responsible for their own actions; and growing their success and continuous investment in the practice.

Tim Harrison is the acting General Manager alongside his father Craig and brother-in-law John Guggenheim.


What is it like to work for White Cross Vets

Leadership
Leadership
Tim has a strong belief in the principles of White Cross Vets. He always listens to ideas and suggestions and welcomes every new member of the team on their first day. Each year, he organises a mystery day out to thank the support office team for their hard work.
My Team
My Team
The Annual Congress brings the whole company together for three days. The theme for 2017 was ‘Learn, Make Friends, Have Fun’ and included an awards dinner and ‘Medieval Mayhem’ teambuilding session.
My Company
My Company
Their induction programme is based around their principles and values and is delivered by an external training consultancy to all new team members. The practice’s mission is on every poster, business card, job advertisement and other marketing materials.

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    Charity Activities

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  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

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  • Pensions
    Pensions

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  • Development
    Development

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Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    13%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    16%

  • UK sites:

    18

  • Staff:

    198

  • Average Age:

    30

  • Male : Female:

    9% / 91%

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