Head Veterinary Surgeon

Head Veterinary Surgeon

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Highly Competitive Salary + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Sarah Willis

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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We are currently working on behalf of a lovely small animal practice in Derby who is looking to recruit a full-time Head Veterinary Surgeon to join their team on a permanent basis.
The Practice
Our client is small animal practice situated in Derby that provides cost-effective veterinary treatment without compromising the high-quality care and the team is all committed to providing gold standard care. The practice is fully equipped with modern surgical and diagnostic facilities. Facilities include digital x-ray, in-house lab and 2 theatres. This fast-paced small animal practice is very busy, often with 20+ ops per day. If you are a capable and confident Veterinary Surgeon, this practice can offer you a well-equipped surgery with 3 vets and a support team to be proud of.
The Role
This is a full-time permanent role working 40 hours per week with weekends on a rota basis and no out of hour’s requirement. 
The Candidate
The ideal candidate would be confident and competent in all soft tissue surgeries and basic orthopaedics, and will be happy to mentor and guide less experienced team members. They offer a great opportunity for vets who have a surgical bias.
In return, the practice is offering a generous salary and bonus scheme, along with company benefits of 
- 33 days holiday a year
- Generous CPD allowance 
- Or financial support to certificate attainment
- RCVS fees paid
- VDS cover
- Opportunity to grow your clinical as well as management and business skills
Role: Permanent Head Veterinary Surgeon
Type: Small Animal
Hours: Full-time
Weekends: Rota to be confirmed
Out of hours: None
Salary: Generous salary (DOE) plus company benefits
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.
To discuss the role in more details:
Please call or email our team to discuss the specific details for this role such as practice details, exact location, salaries or any other queries you may have. Please also quote reference AK/27268 when enquiring about this vacancy.
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