Permanent New Graduate Veterinary Surgeon - Kilkeel, County Down

  • Location

    Kilkeel, County Down

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Starting at £32,000 per annum DOE

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -072022-25736

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent New Graduate Veterinary Surgeon - Kilkeel, County Down

Type: Small Animal

Location: Kilkeel, County Down

Practice Type: Part of a group

Facilities and Team: They have a great team of nurses, animal care assistants, and receptionists.

They have experienced vets studying towards certificates (imaging, medicine, surgery), as well as visiting orthopaedic and soft tissue specialists on a regular basis – plenty of scope for support/shadowing.

Their customer care team are all working towards their BVRA awards and they are also introducing a separate call handling team, so the front-of-house team can concentrate on giving the best customer care.

Role: As you will be part of the Graduate Development Programme, you will be able to embrace a blended learning approach of training days, in-house mentoring, CPD, and clinical practice, creating a varied platform for you to grow and develop as a Veterinary Surgeon. You will be offered both supportive 1-to-1 and group mentoring sessions, for engagement and interaction, as you develop an invaluable skillset. From surgical/medical experience to enjoying teamwork, providing refined customer service, and gaining business knowledge to support the security of great patient care

Hours: 4 days per week 08.30-18.30

Weekends/OOHs: 1 Saturday in 3. No OOHs

Salary: Starting salary of £32,500

Benefits include:

  • Excellent backup and support
  • Paid professional membership fees (VDS, RCVS and one other)
  • Generous CPD allowance
  • Pension
  • Healthshield (medical cover)
  • Accommodation available with rent paid for (not bills) - flat above practice as well as rental accommodation at the nearby marina
  • Option to work additional shifts for extra pay

Ref: JN -072022-25736

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