Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Charlton, Greenwich

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary and Benefits

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

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  • Job ref:

    JN -032020-14832

  • Published:

    4 months ago

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We are currently recruiting on behalf of a small animal and exotics veterinary practice based in Charlton, Greenwich that is looking for a full-time Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a permanent basis. Our client is looking for an experienced vet with preferably a bias towards medicine - they will happily support study towards a certificate, but you must be competent in routine surgery.

The Practice:

The practice has a friendly team of 2 Vets and 6 nurses who are dedicated to the care of dogs, cats, rabbits and a variety of exotic pets. Not only that, but they are a fully equipped veterinary surgery able to provide on-site intensive care and support. They offer the following facilities: two fully equipped operating theatres with modern anaesthetic equipment & monitoring devices, dental equipment, ultrasound and endoscopy, digital veterinary x-ray machine, incubation facilities for small animals and critically ill patients and an in-house laboratory. Great location on the riverside and Good transport connection

The Role

This is a full-time permanent position where you will be working 40 hours per week on a rota basis, with the practice open from 08:00-20:00. You would be required to work 1 in 3 Saturdays 09:00-17:00 (no surgery) with a day off in lieu. There are no OOH's duties giving you a great work/life balance. Their consultations are 15 minutes duration - longer for more complex cases and exotics. Daily nurse clinics are also carried out by the RVN's. Routine surgery is performed daily on a rota system.

In return, they offer a competitive salary, generous CPD allowance, exclusive company discounts, reward schemes, and career development.

The Candidate:

You will be an experienced vet with preferably a bias towards medicine - our client will happily support study towards a certificate, but you must be competent in routine surgery. Previous experience of working with exotics is not essential as they are lucky to have an experienced exotics vet as part of their team.

They are constantly striving to provide the best possible veterinary care and customer service to clients and would welcome someone who shares their ethos and will actively participate in this goal. 

The Summary: 

Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time

Weekends: Yes - 1 in 3 Saturdays 09:00-17:00 (no surgery)

Out of hours: None

Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits

Ref: JN -032020-14832

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

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