FTC Maternity Cover Veterinary Surgeon - ASAP - 04/06/21

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

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  • Start date:


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  • Salary:

    Negotiable / Dependent on Experience

  • Contact:

    Catherine Darby

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  • Job ref:

    JN -092020-16756

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Role: FTC Maternity Cover Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Location: Leicester

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: Friday 4th June 2021

We are currently working with an established mixed veterinary practice based in Leicester that has been providing care for small and farm animals in their local community for the past 50 years.  

They require a mixed or small animal vet to join their team on a fixed term maternity cover contract.

The Practice:

Our client is a mixed veterinary practice treating an array of both small and farm animals (not equine), 60% small and 40% farm providing a warm, professional service with a high level of care from their two branches.  They have 8 vets, supported by a team of veterinary nurses, auxiliaries, receptionists, and administrators. They pride themselves in being an approachable, dedicated team with a combined wealth of expertise, interests, and compassion for their patients.  With modern diagnostic tools and surgical equipment, the practice aims to ensure all animals receive the best possible care, with the team providing their own out of hours service for continuous support. Their facilities include x-ray, ultrasound, endoscopy, ECG, Dental Suite, separate cat and dog wards, and capnography

The Role:

The position is a fixed term maternity cover contract from as soon as possible up until 4 June 2021.  It would include working a 4 day week between  08:30-18:30  less lunch break]  - OOHs one weekend night if that is a Friday then includes Saturday mornings 8.30 - 12.30 weekend rota is 1 in 5 full weekends. 

The Candidate:

The daily duties will include both consults and operations, therefore the ideal candidate will be confident in both areas. The successful veterinary surgeon will be a friendly, enthusiastic team player that has great communication skills with clients and colleagues alike.  A competent GP familiar with first opinion work and with at least 4 years of post-graduate experience.

The Summary:

Role: Fixed Term Maternity Cover  Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Mixed  [60% small and 40% farm]   or 100% small animal

Start Date:  ASAP

Finish:  4 June 2021

Hours: Full-time 4 day week between  08:30-18:30  

Weekends: 1 in 5

Out of hours: 1 in 5

Sole charge: Some

Accommodation:  Yes

Vehicle:  Available during business hours

Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits Package Pro-Rata - dependent on skills and experience

Ref: JN -092020-16756

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