Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive - Subject to Experience

  • Contact:

    Gabrielle Dawson

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  • Job ref:

    JN -102018-7131

  • Published:

    9 months ago

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  • Start date:

    2019-01-02 00:00:00

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Do you have an interest and experience in Exotics? Do you have an exotics Certificate or keen to attain one? Do you thrive on a busy interesting caseload? A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Surgeon to join a friendly and well established practice near Horsham, West Sussex.

The Practice:

The practice is well equipped with CT, Endoscopy, Ultrasound, Laporoscopy, Orthopaedics, Digital Xray and Hydrotherapy

The successful candidate will be joining a great team, consisting of 5 full time, 2 night and 3 part time experienced vets as well as multiple mobile vets and residents. The team also has 4 RVNs, 3 SVNs, 3 PCAs and multiple mobile PCAs.

They have wallabies in the clinic gardens and the clinic does work for 5 zoo's, Cats protection, the police and border force.

The Role:

As the chosen vet for 5 licensed zoo's, this is the perfect practice to further exotic medicine experience/knowledge. With exposure to a variety of cases from mid-sized cats, birds, llamas, reptiles, to Camels. This has been an exotics referral practice for over 30 years!

This role would entail responsibility for a vast exotics caseload, twinned with some small animal cases, this role is ideal for a driven and enthusiastic veterinarian.

The Candidate:

You will be an RCVS registered vet with 2 years of experience or more. You will have experience, a certificate or keen interest in Exotics. You will enjoy and be happy & confident with routine surgeries. An interest or skills in zoological medicine would be a bonus, and most importantly you will know how to look after your clients and their pets. Client and Patient care are our top two priorities so you must be a great communicator.

In addition you have the back-up and expertise from our clients’ team based in the 8 other branches in the area. This gives you the ability to be involved in the work-up and treatment/management of all your cases - start to finish - under the guidance of our clients’ extremely experienced team. In return, our clients’ can offer the following Key Benefits:-

Vehicle or £2,500 allowance, Accommodation or up to £12,000 allowance depending on location, £1,500 CPD allowance with 3 days CPD leave and in-house CPD training, RCVS, VDS and BVA fees paid, 5 weeks’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays, Partnership opportunity available, Discounts to a range of external CPD providers, Exclusive retail, days out and holiday discounts, Childcare vouchers, Cycle-to-work scheme, Auto-enrolment Pension, Employee of the month awards, Hill's staff pet feeding scheme, Staff purchase scheme.


Role: Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Exotics

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full-Time

Weekends: To be confirmed

Sole charge - To be confirmed

Salary: Competitive - Subject to Experience

Ref: JN -102018-7131

To qualify for this position, you must be fully registered with the RCVS and you must be eligible to work in the UK.

What happens next: Click APPLY to apply for this role and a member of our team will be in touch if you have been successful.

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Please call or email our team to discuss the specific details for this role such as practice details, exact

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