Permanent Senior Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Senior Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Belfast, County Antrim

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary and Benefits

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

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  • Job ref:

    JN -022020-14324

  • Published:

    5 months ago

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We have an exciting opportunity for a small animal Veterinary Surgeon to join a well-equipped veterinary practice in Belfast, Northern Ireland on a full-time permanent basis. This role would suit a Veterinary Surgeon with experience in a small animal 1st opinion practice that is maybe looking for a Senior Role.

The Practice:

Our clients' aim is to provide modern medicine with traditional values in modern, well-equipped practice in Belfast. All of their dedicated and experienced team are pet owners too and they understand how worrying it is if they are unwell or injured. So, therefore, they are focussed on preventative medicine and are there to help to keep pets in the best possible health throughout their lives.

They treat all pets as if they were their own providing the highest standards of clinical care in a caring and compassionate environment. They are proud to be an approved member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Practice Standards Scheme. This is a voluntary scheme that is designed to promote and maintain high standards in veterinary practice and they are also an approved veterinary nurse training practice. They offer a full range of the most up to date medical and surgical facilities and diagnostic equipment and complete access to their referral hospital where there is a dedicated team of highly skilled specialists available.

The Role: 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Surgeon or Senior Veterinary Surgeon to join our clients existing clinical team. The role is full-time but they are happy to consider requests for part-time working. There is no OOH requirement but the rota will include some Saturday morning clinics.

Your role will include first opinion work and the continued development of the clinic.

In return, our client is offering a comprehensive package that includes:

  • Competitive Salary (DOE)
  • Pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • CPD funded and encouraged
  • 25 holidays days - increasing with length of service
  • And much, much more

The Candidate:

They are seeking a friendly, enthusiastic, dedicated Veterinary Surgeon to deliver the highest standards of patient and client care. You will join a busy practice and will work alongside a dedicated team. 

Essential Criteria includes:

  • RCVS membership
  • Experience in small animal 1st opinion practice
  • Demonstrable ability to ensure delivery of exceptional patient care
  • Demonstrable experience of working as part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work in a busy environment

The Summary:

Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time (part-time considered)

Weekends: As part of a rota

Out of hours: None

Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits

Ref: JN -022020-14324

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 to discuss this vacancy in more detail

Call: 01423 701 321



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